Mr. RC Pate is a criminal defense lawyer and was born and raised in Corpus Christi.... more
Mr. RC Pate is a criminal defense lawyer and was born and raised in Corpus Christi. He grew up watching his father in trial as both an attorney and later a Judge. After attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, Mr. Pate moved to San Antonio to attend Trinity University where he received his BA majoring in both physics and religion while receiving minors in mathematics and philosophy. After Graduat... view profile
I was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. I came back to my hometown, because... more
I was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. I came back to my hometown, because this city is in need of dedicated defenders of constitutional principals and rights. I have that dedication and I have a passion for defending those accused of crimes. I did not realize my passion until my final year of law school when i participated in the St. Mary's Criminal Justice Clinic. I was dumbfounded by ... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.