Gena Bunn has argued criminal appeals before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Honors and Awards: Named Among Outstanding Women in Texas Government, State Agency Council to the Governor's Commission for Women, 2005; Recognized for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy, Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, 2001-2002; Selected as an Ex Officio Member of the Governor's Criminal Justice Advisory Council, 2006-2008. Co-Author: "Balancing Fairness & Finality: A Comprehensive Review of the Texas Death Penalty," 5 Tex. Rev. L. & Pol. 49-148, 2000. Classes/Seminars Taught: Addressed Prosecutors on Capital Habeas Corpus Issues, Capital Murder Seminar of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Kerrville, Texas (2005), San Antonio, Texas (2003) and Austin, Texas (1997); Participated on a Panel of Prosecutors from Across the Country, Annual Conference of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 2007; Presided Over Four-Day Conference as Association's President, Annual Conference of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, Portland, Oregon, 2004; Presented Two-Hour Continuing-Legal-Education Course on Oral Argument, Appellate Advocacy Workshop, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 2007; Participated on a Panel Discussing Capital-Punishment Issues, Annual Conference of the National Association of Women Judges, Houston, Texas, 2005; Participated on a Panel Discussing Capital-Punishment Issues, Annual Conference of the Council of Appellate Staff Attorneys, Dallas, Texas, 2006; Participated on a Panel representing the Fifth Circuit along with Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones and then Presiding Judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Michael McCormick, Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference on the Death Penalty, Braselton, Georgia, 1999; Addressed Elected Attorneys General Regarding Death Penalty Issues, Annual conference of the Southern Association of Attorneys General, Savannah, Georgia, 1999. Past Employment Positions: Chief, Office of the Texas Attorney General, Capital Litigation Division, 1998-2003; Chief, Office of the Texas Attorney General, Post Conviction Litigation Division, 2003-2008.