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William M. Hines, III received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston School of Law.  Mr. Hines began his legal career as a Public Defender in Florida.  Upon returning to Texas, Mr. Hines worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Travis County prosecuting for the State of Texas for five years.  He then opened his private practice in 1998 and soon thereafter became Board Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Throughout his extensive career, Mr. Hines has been asked to be an instructor at numerous Criminal Defense Seminars (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Criminal Trial College) in the State of Texas as well as an instructor at the University of Texas School of Law.  He also had the privilege of serving as the President of the Travis County Bar Association - Criminal Law Section.  Most recently Mr. Hines became on of the very few attorneys who are officially certified to administer the DWI Texas Field Sobriety Tests by graduating from the same training as Law Enforcement Agents.