I am a graduate of Baylor Law. In 2008, I was licensed to represent clients before the courts of the State of Texas. I began my career two weeks after graduation, when I represented a criminal defendant in Travis County, Texas, in my very first jury trial. My client won his freedom that day, and since then, I have been diligently representing the interets of my clients throughout the State.
I first accepted employment as an assistant district attorney in Brownsville, Texas, with the Cameron County District Attorney's Office. While there, I represented the State in misdemeanor and felony courts, managed the domestic violence docket, and represented the State on appeal, including a case before the Court of Criminal Appeals.
In 2011, I left Cameron County and joined the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office, where I practiced until 2014. While there, I represented the State in the trial and appellate courts, managed the mental health prosecution docket, and earned my board certification in criminal appellate law.
In 2014, I returned home to the Midland/Odessa area to open my own law practice. I intend to serve the citizens of West Texas by being the finest appellate, criminal, family law, and personal injury attorney available. I bring with me considerable trial and appellate experience, as well as the one-of-a-kind education given only to Baylor lawyers.
Hiring me to represent you means that you get more than a scholarly appellate lawyer or a seasoned veteran of the trial courts: you get both in one. I have the academic and appellate credentials to speak with authority on the law, and the training and experience necessary to fight it out in court. When you need legal help, there's nothing to be done but to hire the best.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2008||09/28/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Criminal Appellate Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||2013|
|Attorney||Haygood Law Firm||2014 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Montgomery County District Attorney's Office||2011 - 2014|
|Assistant District Attorney||Cameron County District Attorney's Office||2009 - 2011|
|The University of Texas||Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Montgomery County Chief Chat CLE||Mental Health Issues in Criminal Prosecutions||N/A|
|Pelache v. State, 324 S.W.3d 568 (Tex. Crim. App. 2010)||Conviction affirmed; Court of Appeals reversed.|
|Lara v. State, 400 S.W.3d (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2013)||Conviction affirmed|
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