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C. Patrick Ngwolo

Specialization: Criminal Defense
Phone: (713) 225-5151


The practice of C. Patrick Ngwolo focuses on criminal defense, including Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), drug related offenses, and white collar crime. He has tried and won various cases from drug possession to DUIs in courts across the state of Texas.

Mr. Ngwolo’s legal experience includes being a founding member of Ngwolo & Banks, PLLC and an associate at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP with a litigation focus. Mr. Ngwolo received his BS in computer engineering at the University of Oklahoma in 2001 and his J.D. in 2005 from The University of Texas School of Law. Among other accomplishments, Mr. Ngwolo was a member of The Board of Advocates and The Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Team.

Mr. Ngwolo is a member of the State Bar of Texas. His community involvement includes membership in the National Urban League Young Professionals and service on the board of directors of various nonprofit organizations, including Hope For Families, Inc. He also previously served on the national executive board of the National Society of Black Engineers.

Mr. Ngwolo is an award winning lawyer, speaking for the rights of civilians in various media outlets. Among his accomplishments and as a former member of the Pro Bono College, he is particularly proud of being awarded the Pro Bono Excellence Award, showing his commitment to serving the community. In addition to his legal career, Mr. Ngwolo is committed to his faith, having founded Resurrection Houston and studying at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

If you have a current legal issue or wish to know what options you have regarding an ongoing case, please contact our offices. We look forward to helping resolve all of your legal issues.


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University of Oklahoma

1997 – 2001

Computer Engr. (B.Sc.)

Dean’s List

President’s Honor Roll

National Achievement Scholar

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University of Texas

2003 – 2005

Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)


Organizational Leadership

Mr. Ngwolo provides consultation on organizational behavior. As a founder of Resurrection Houston, along with other businesses, Mr. Ngwolo has expertise bringing organizations from concept to launch and start-up that he can pass along.

Writing Ability

Mr. Ngwolo is an accomplished speechwriter, having provided services to a variety of clients. His topic specialties involve urban youth, civil rights, history of religion, and motivational speaking.

Community Relations

Mr. Ngwolo has a long history in the Houston Third Ward community. With experience as a presbyter, and through leadership roles in various organizations like the National Urban League, Emancipation Park Economic Development Council (EEDC), and the United Way, he can provide consultation on community dynamics.

Technically Adept

Mr. Ngwolo has spent time providing technical consultation, utilizing his engineering background. Those projects, completed with companies like Lucent, showcase a quantitative skill set.