More than 37 years of legal experience handling complex criminal and civil matters.
Extensive and successful jury trial and courtroom experience.
Repeated success helping people avoid federal indictment.

Former Federal Prosecutor (more than 10 years):
• Chief of the Major Crimes Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office
• Chief of the General Drug Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office
• Chairman, Federal and State Health Care Fraud Task Force
• Former Instructor, Department of Justice Trial Advocacy Institute
• Outstanding Performance Awards, United States Attorney’s Office
• Attorney General’s Employee Volunteer Service Award
• United States Attorney’s Special Act Award
• Personally directed many white-collar, public corruption, money laundering & narcotic investigations

• “Best Lawyers in America (White Collar Criminal Defense & General Criminal Defense)” 2006-2011
• “Texas Super Lawyers (Criminal Law)” 2007, 2008, 2009,2010
• “Best Lawyers in San Antonio (Criminal Law)” 2005, 2006, 2007
• “Who’s Who Among Metropolitan Executives” 2007, 2008

Honorary Fellowships:
• Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
• Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation
• Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Former Police Officer (Dallas and Arlington Police Departments):
• Award for Graduating First in Dallas Police Academy

Former Adjunct Professor of Law -- St. Mary’s University School of Law

St. Mary's University Law School
• Graduated Third Highest Scholastic Average
• Corpus Juris Secundum Award (highest second year grade point average)
• Judge John H. Wood Jr. Fellowship for Overall Excellence
• Executive Editor, St Mary's Law School Law Journal

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