Other Areas of Law
Environmental Criminal Defense; Environmental Criminal Law; Assault and Battery; Burglary; Capital Offenses; Criminal Defense; Extradition; Federal Criminal Law; Mail Fraud; Money Laundering; Murder; Manslaughter; International Extradition; Criminal Fraud
University of Texas, B.B.A., Business and Marketing, 1979
South Texas College of Law, J.D., with highest honors, 1982
1982, Texas; 1985, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern and Western Districts of Texas; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
State Bar of Texas; Texas Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association; College of the State Bar of Texas; American College of Trial Lawyers.
Enid, Oklahoma, September 3, 1956
Order of the Lytae; Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards. Briefing Attorney for Presiding Judge John F. Onion, Jr., Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1982-1983. Past President, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association. Named to Best Lawyers in America.
Texas Bar Foundation.
Federal Acquittals: Acquittal on all charges: Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, and Falsifying Records. USA v. Kahanek H-03-363 (2004). Acquittal on all charges: Mail Fraud and Insurance Claims Fraud. USA v. Ghadially H-03-147 (2003). Acquittal on all charges: Honest Services Fraud. USA v. Anzelmo H-01-391 (2002). Acquittal on all charges: Conspiracy to Bribe a Public Official. USA v. Peavy H-97-147 (1999). Acquittal on all charges: Mail Fraud, False Claims Act, and Conspiracy. USA v. Stinger H-96-175 (1997). Acquittal on all charges: Mail Fraud. USA v. Burzynski H-95-290 (1997). Acquittal on all charges: Perjury, Obstruction of Justice, and Conspiracy to Obstruct Justice. USA v. Nesterhoff H-95-21-SS-02 (1996). Acquittal on all charges: Mail Fraud, Bank Fraud, and Conspiracy. USA v. Ramming H-94-181 (1996). Acquittal on all charges: Bank fraud, Mail fraud, and Conspiracy. USA v. Russo et. al. H-93-134 (1995). Acquittal on all charges: Bank Fraud and Mail Fraud. USA v. Kelly et. al. H-94-184 (1995). Acquittal on all charges: Murder of Federal Officers, Conspiracy to Murder Federal Officers, and Possession of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence. USA v. Clive Doyle, W-93-046 (1994). State Acquittals: Not guilty by reason of insanity: Murder. State of Texas v. John Shank, 232nd Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas. Cause No. 1287992 (2011). Acquittal: Murder. State of Texas v. Ronald Johnson, 361st Judicial District Court, Brazos County, Texas. Cause No. 08-03646 (2010). Acquittal: Aggravated Assault by a Public Servant. State of Texas v. Bobby Shields, 339th District Court, Harris County, Texas. Cause No. 956947 (2004). Federal Dismissals: Dismissal of all charges: Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud. USA v. B.B., H:08-CR-832 (2010). Dismissal of all charges: Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud: USA v. Keraga H-97-237 (1999). State Dismissals: Dismissal: Possession of a Controlled Substance. State of Texas v. A.R., 177th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas. Cause No. 1212670 (2010). Dismissal: Capital Murder. State of Texas v. Audi Nguyen, 248th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas. Cause No. 0761080.
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