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TCDLA hosts Declaration of Independence readings

The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, or TCDLA, will host readings of the Declaration of Independence across the state in recognition of the Fourth of July. The readings, which will take place in over 100 Texas counties on July 3, have been sponsored by TCDLA for several years. Some of the gatherings will also include … Continue Reading

TCDLA names award winners, inducts Hall of Fame members

The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, or TCDLA, inducted three members into its hall of fame and named the Percy Foreman Lawyers of the Year and Charlie Butts Pro Bono Award winner at the 31st Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Course on June 21-23 in San Antonio. Daniel Hurley, of Lubbock, Frank Jackson, of … Continue Reading

Texas criminal defense attorneys to read Declaration of Independence for Fourth of July

All across the state on the Fourth of July, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association members will lead readings of the Declaration of Independence. The annual recitation of the nation’s founding document is a tradition started seven years ago by Houston criminal defense lawyer Robert Fickman, a past president of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association.… Continue Reading

Texas criminal defense lawyers lead Declaration of Independence readings

Across the state’s 254 counties today, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association members led readings of the Declaration of Independence in honor of the Fourth of July. State Bar of Texas President-elect Tom Vick of Weatherford joined in the tradition in Parker County, telling the Texas Bar Blog it was a “moving exercise.” In Austin, criminal defense attorneys … Continue Reading

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association holds yearly meeting

More than 800 criminal defense attorneys from across the state converged on San Antonio last week for the Texas Criminal Defense Layers Association’s annual meeting. The 29th Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Course—the largest gathering of criminal defense lawyers in the Southwest—on June 16-18 featured continuing legal education, court and law updates, and honored … Continue Reading
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