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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    24 years



Retainer (always)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • John S. Young

    I endorse this lawyer. David has a knowledge and grasp of the law and procedure that seprarates him from the field. He is an agressive advocate in the courtroom, fighting for his clients and his principles of right and wrong. I have worked with David on several cases and am always impressed with his hard work and dedication to his clients and to the legal profession.


    John Young Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

1805 13th
Lubbock, TX, 79401


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198908/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardTexas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHurley & Guinn1999 - Present
Assistant Federal Public DefenderFederal Public Defender1996 - 1999
Assistant District AttorneyJohnson & Somervell Counties1989 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers - Education InstituteBoard Member2006 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's AssociationMember1992 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard Member1995 - 2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1989
Baylor UniversityLawBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Survivor Trial TacticsVoir Dire2010
South Padre Island Ultimate Trial NotebookBasic Jury Selection2010
Rusty DuncanDrug Cases- Rocks for Your Pocket2010
Drug Cases OverviewDefending Drug Cases2010
Advanced Criminal Law Seminar30 Minute Jury Selection in Federal Court2010
34th Annual Texas Criminal Trial CollegeFaculty2010
30th Annual Prairie Dog Lawyers Advanced Criminal LawNuts N' Bolts2010
Nuts N'BoltsEffective Representation: Grand Jury...2009
Highs, Lows & the Deep Ellum Blues: Defending the Drug CaseThe Fourth Amendment2009
Drug SiminarSupreme Court Update2009
33rd Annual TExas Criminal Trial CollegeFaculty Instructor2009
Rusty DuncanDrug CAses Overview2008
Jolly Roger Hal Jackson Memorial Criminal Law SeminarThe Yamato-Sinking the State's Ship2008
Advanced Trial SeriesSeized Evidence2008
Defending Sexual Assault AllegationsExpert Witnesses in Sexual Abuse Cases2006
Boot camp for Criminal Defense LawyersThe Science and Art of Jury Selection2006
Red Blood, Black Robes & Deep Ellum BluesStatutory Defenses2005
Rusty DuncanStatutory Defenses and Drug CasespRocks for Your Pocket2004
Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law CourseDrug Cases: Rocks for Your Pocket2003
CRIMINAL DEFENSE ADVOCACYDrug Cases-Rocks for Your Pocket2003