David Houston Reno Criminal Defence Lawyer dies at 69 of surgery complications

By | December 14, 2021

David Houston death – cause of death – Reno, Nev — David Houston, 69-year-old, a longtime Reno Defense Attorney passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021, as a result of complications from surgery at Renown Regional Medical Center according to reports. He was a very good lawyer with international recognition.

He was admitted in 1978 to the Nevada Bar four years after his graduation from the University of Nevada in 1974 with a B.A. He obtained his J.D. from the California Western School of Law. He has defended so many high-profile people with high-profile cases in his long time career as a lawyer. He became well known and got international recognition when he represented Terry Bollea, known as professional wrestler Hulk Hogan.

He also represented Charles Higgs, who was convicted in the murder of Higgs’ wife, former Nevada Secretary of State Kathy Augustine in 2017, and Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis and Liberace’s ex-lover, Scott Thorson. He represented officials at the Mustang Ranch brothel east of Reno and so many others. He practiced law in Reno for more than 30 years.

David Houston’s obituary and funeral service will be organized and announced by the family.