He is a member of America's Best Lawyers, a Texas Super Lawyer in criminal defense and is Av rated by Martindale-Hubbell. His experience includes numerous Death Penalty and non-death penalty Capital Murder cases, all types Murders as well as all major felonies.
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense; Federal Criminal Defense; Drug Crimes; Weapons Charges; Sex Crimes; Homicide; Assault; DWI; DUI; Drunk Driving; White Collar Crimes; Business Fraud; Theft; Fraud; Money Laundering; Electronic Surveillance; Domestic Violence; Juvenile Crimes
Admitted: 1976, Texas; 1980, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1984, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Law School: University of Texas at Austin, J.D.
Member: State Bar of Texas; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; El Paso Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Biography: Named, One of Texas' Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly Magazine since 2004; Best lawyers in America since 2008; regular lecturer for El Paso Criminal Law Group and El Paso Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Place of birth: El Paso, Texas
Military Service: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, 1966-1970; Vietnam veteran;twice decorated for individual heroism; Purple Heart recipient