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TUPELO CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Tupelo Criminal Defense Lawyer

Our Tupelo criminal defense law firm understands being charged with a criminal offense can be an unsettling and frightening experience. Nothing can prepare you for an arrest and formal charges brought against you or a family member.

If you are in trouble with the police, you need representation from an experienced Tupelo criminal attorney right away. The police can seize your assets and money, throw you in jail, and make your life miserable. Criminal charges, such as DUI, drug possession, theft, assault and murder, can remain on your record and harm your future.

Working with a qualified criminal defense attorney will significantly improve your chances of a favorable outcome in your case.

William Wayne Housley has the legal knowledge, ability and experience to get you through this stressful time in your life. Criminal charges are complex and full of emotion.

Mr. Housley is committed to finding solutions to your criminal issue as effectively and quickly as possible so you can move on and get your life back together.

Knowledge, Experience, Persistence

We can help you get your life back together

About Criminal Attorney William Wayne Housley

Attorney William Wayne Housley offers his services throughout North Mississippi in both state and federal courts. We represent clients throughout Lee, Monroe, Itawamba, Prentiss, Alcorn, Pontotoc, Chickasaw, Tishomingo, Lowndes and Union Counties. Mr. Housley has been practicing over 20 years in the state of Mississippi and his office is located near historic crosstown in Tupelo, Mississippi.

For over 20 years, Mr. Housley has represented the accused, handling thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases and traffic matters in both federal and state courts. Some of the more popular cases he handles involve DUI, drug crime, sex crime, murder, violent crimes, domestic violence and criminal defense.

Areas We Serve

Mr. Housley primarily represents clients in northern Mississippi. We handle case in Lee County (including Shannon, Eggville, and Verona), Alcorn, Lowndes, Monroe, Pontotoc (Chesterville), Union, Prentiss, Itawamba and Tishomingo Counties, including cities such as Tupelo, Corinth, Pontotoc, Columbus, New Albany, Booneville, Aberdeen, and Fulton.

Case Results

State of Mississippi v. M.A.

Client charged with DUI refusal and careless driving. Appealed matter to circuit court and careless driving was dismissed and the DUI refusal was non-adjudicated.


City of Tupelo v. J.S.

Client charged with DUI refusal, careless driving, and no proof of insurance. He was found not guilty on DUI refusal and no proof of insurance was retired to file and client pled guilty to careless driving.


State of Mississippi v. L.M.

Client was charged with seatbelt violation and possession of drug paraphernelia. Both charges were dismissed.


City of Tupelo v. C.T.

Domestic violence case dismissed.


State of Mississippi v. R.J.

DUI other dismissed in Lee County Justice Court. Client was charged with DUI other at a roadblock. Client retained me and dismissal of DUI other was achieved.

Precharge and Postconviction Matters

Mr. Housley also offers precharge representations  and consultations so you can discuss the charges that may be filed against you and enlist representation as soon as possible to protect your rights. Postconviction matters that we handle include expungement and motions for appropriate relief that include postconviction relief and Criminal Appeals.

Talk to Your Lawyer, Not the Police

It is always a wise course of action, to retain a lawyer to represent your interest as soon as possible. Law enforcement officials and prosecutors may try to convince or coerce you into given a statement with a false promise of favorable treatment. Avoid this scenario of “hanging yourself”. Whatever benefit you get from answering questions without an attorney present is far outweighed by the damage he will do to your case.

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We Win Cases

Mr. Housley begins each criminal case by gathering each police report, 911 call, subpoena and dispatch recordings related to the accusation against his client. He will then go to the crime scene, interview witnesses and take pictures.

Mr. Housley uses these effective techniques in order to reveal inconsistencies in police investigations. Often, there are mistakes which occur during an investigation and an experienced criminal defense attorney can determine where the inconsistencies are and the best course of action to move forward.

We understand the criminal legal process and pride ourselves on availability and communication. Mr. Housley utilizes his experience along with intense preparation and a long term strategy to help clients win criminal defense cases.

Contact the Best Tupelo Criminal Defense Lawyer

Your case is important so choose someone with experience. Attorney Housley is personally prepared to vigorously defend clients facing a broad range of criminal charges, including traffic violations and DUI. We also handle charges involving violent crimes, as well as sexually related offenses and drug charges, among other areas of criminal defense.

Whether you have received a traffic ticket, are facing white ­collar criminal charges, or have been charged with a violent crime, we are here to assist. Please fill out the form below and we will get back with you as quick as possible. We understand how important your case is and the steps to take to obtain the most favorable result for you.

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