Congratulations to Worth Carroll for being selected as one of 5 finalists in the 2023 Austin Under 40 Awards Legal Category!
It is painful for me to look at our website. The photos are outdated – some of our current staff aren’t even pictured. Though it feels like I just wrote a blog entry last week, I see that the last post is from 2014. There are great results to be reported, recognitions given, community involvements to be […]
On June 17, 2014 Janine Geske, former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice and Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University will provide a compelling argument for using restorative justice practices for greater victim satisfaction, better offender outcomes, cost- effective sanctions, and closure of the revolving criminal justice door. Although the drive to obtain convictions remains high, […]
Determinate sentencing in juvenile criminal law
On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 David Gonzalez and Patricia Cummings will be presenting a seminar entitled, “What Defense Lawyers, Prosecutors, and Judges Should Know About the New Discovery Rules: Effective Assistance of Counsel Under the Michael Morton Act.” David worked as part of the legislative team for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association that played […]
Next Wednesday, May 21, 2014 attorney David Gonzalez will be addressing the federal bar as part of a training program for federal criminal defense lawyers who practice in the Western District of Texas.
Last evening I was at a function with Trevor Taylor, a fantastic lawyer and outstanding professional colleague. At some point in the conversation, we started talking about teenage daughters – which then led to a conversation about the delicate subject of whether or not to encourage your children to enter the legal profession. Trevor mentioned the […]
Earlier this morning the United States Supreme Court announced the decision in the Michigan Affirmative Action case, Schuette v. BAMN. David Gonzalez was interviewed by the Daily Texan this afternoon to help explain the decision and provide context for how this ruling may affect the current litigation in Fisher v. University of Texas currently before […]
The University of Texas School of Law (c. 1960’s) This semester David Gonzalez is honored to be teaching a Trial Advocacy class to second year law students at the University of Texas in Austin. Course Description: Advocacy Survey and Basic Litigation Skills is designed for beginning advocacy students who are interested in exploring all areas […]
Why is there such a long interruption between posts? 1. Hard cases. 2. Steady diet of hard cases. 3. I forgot my login name and was increasingly frustrated having wasted weeks with all my standard ones. What idiot puts a middle initial in a login name? In other news, I’ve spent a good bit of […]