Appeals & Legal News

Prominent Appeals Cases

Former clerk for the Honorable Evelyn V. Keyes, Ph.D. of the First Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. I have handled more than 100 criminal appeals to opinion, and I have participated in more than 40 oral arguments (state and federal). I also have an extensive motion...

TDCJ Approved Magazine List 2020

I'm pleased to provide a copy of the TDCJ approved magazines list for 2020.  Contact Me About Your Case Contact me for a consultation to discuss your case in person or over the phone.

Dealing with Late Notifications of Intent to Enhance

Late Notice of Enhancement and Ways to Deal with It Key cases: Villescas v. State, 189 S.W.3d 290 (Tex. Crim. App. 2006) Pelache v. State, 324 S.W.3d 568 (Tex. Crim. App. 2010)   Texas LawTexas law once required sentence enhancement allegations to be included in...

Overcharging Defendants

Even if a defendant is guilty of some offense it often is not the offense that the State charged him with. This article is an example of successfully addressing this issue on appeal. Article HereContact Me About Your Case Contact me for a consultation to...

Criminal Appeals

Criminal Appeal Lawyer I represent clients on all levels of criminal offenses.  The list below contains a list of some of the offenses for which I have represented clients.  The list is not complete nor is it always updated with my most recent briefs.  This is...

DACA Oral Arguments

This morning the Supreme Court is hearing a case on DACA. The consolidated cases ask whether the termination of the DACA program violated the Administrative Procedures Act. People slept in the cold to be in line so that they could hear some or all of the oral argument...

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