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Kathryn M. Kase

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Kathryn. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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  • Cynthia Russell Henley

    Most excellent lawyer who definitely knows her stuff in the area of criminal law. She is THE lawyer when it comes to capital cases - she knows what to do and how to do it when it comes to saving a client's life. I endorse her work.

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    Cynthia Henley Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Texas Defender Service

1927 Blodgett Street
Houston, TX, 77004

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015
DCActive 199205/25/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199008/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Criminal PractitionerN/A2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Staff AttorneyTexas Defender Service2002 - Present
Of CounselCrane, Greene & Parente1998 - 2002
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kathryn M. Kase1994 - 1998
AssociateOppenheimer, Blend, Harrison and Tate, Inc.1990 - 1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Law InstituteMember2005 - Present
New York State Defenders AssociationBoard Member2003 - 2005
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast-President2000 - 2001
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard Member1998 - 2006

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. Cary Wayne McKinleynot guilty
In re Daniel and Rosemary GreeneNo-billed by grand jury

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
NYSBA Criminal Justice JournalPlay It Again, Sam: Winning the Second Time Around with 440 Motions2001
NYSDA Public Defense Backup Center ReportAn Introduction to Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in New York2001
New York Law Journal`Guilty But Mentally Ill' Verdict Needed? -- NO,1999
Comm/EntWhen a Promise is Not a Promise: Legal Consequences for Journalists who Break Promises of Confidentiality to Sources1990
St. Mary's Law JournalCasenote, Lucas v. United States1989

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of KansasJournalismB.S.J.1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NCDC Trial Practice InstituteTrial Practice2008
Advanced Criminal Law CourseDiscovery & Plea Bargaining2008
NCDC Trial Practice InstituteTrial Practice2007
NACDL Annual MeetingTeams for Life2007
NCDC Trial Practice InstituteTrial Practice2006
NCDC Trial Practice InstituteTrial Practice2005
Capital Voir Dire ProgramCapital Voir Dire: Theory and Intense Practice2005
HBA Criminal Law Section CLEResources for Writing a Successful Writ2004
NACDL Midwinter MeetingTeaching Jurors to Embrace Mental Illness & Mental Retardation2003
Law and All That JazzJunk Science2003
NACDL Winter MeetingTo Thine Own Client Be True: The Ethics of Representing a Drug Dealer2002