Steven Rocket Rosen

Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorney

Steven Rocket Rosen

Phone (713) 227-2900
Fax (281) 232-8379

Rocket Rosen is a former prosecutor in Texas, currently in private practice as a criminal law specialist. A 1980 graduate of South Texas College of Law, he is licensed to practice law in Texas and is admitted to all state courts in Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

He represents clients at trial and on appeal in state and federal courts. He has successfully defended cases ranging from Capital Murder to Driving while intoxicated.

He has been a guest on national TV programs such as Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Connie Chung, On the Record with Greta Van Sustren, Geraldo Rivera Show, The Dan Abrams Report, The O'Reilly Factor, and is a repeated guest on Court TV.

Rocket is best known for his representation of two of the Branch Davidians, but is also recognized for his involvement in the lives of youth ranging from juveniles in the court system to Special Olympics and operating a sports camp for girls.

Rocket resides in the Houston area with his wife and four daughters. Steven Rocket Rosen has been practicing Criminal Defense for over 20 years. He served in the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office as well.

Areas of Practice:

100% Criminal Law

  • White Collar Crimes
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Capital Murder
  • Felony
  • Misdemeanor
  • Appellate

Litigation Percentage:

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


Board Certified in Criminal Law

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1981
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science

Representative Cases:

The Branch Davidians
Kerry Max Cook (Death Row)
Spencer Corey Goodman
Second Baptist High School Rape Case
The Shovel Case
Madelyn Toogood
K-Mart "Blue Light Special Roundup"
Veterinarian Capital Murder Case

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Houston Bar Association
Fort Bend County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:

Fort Bend County, Assistant District Attorney

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