Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Seminar

OCDLA is an active membership with a listserv of 350 lawyers. We are hosting our Advanced Criminal Defense and Capital Litigation seminar April 23 & 24 in the OKC area. We would appreciate it if you could post our seminar in your newsletter or on your website and/or listserv. In exchange OCDLA would be pleased…

2008-2009 LCDLA Officers

2008-2009 LCDLA Officers: Standing (left-to-right) are Vice-president for Education Mark Snodgrass, Director Pat Metze, Vice-president for Membership Trey McClendon, and Director Donnell Yandell. Seated (left-to-right) are Secretary-Treasurer Anne Hazlewood, President Laurie Key, and Vice-President for Court Liaison Philip Wischkeamper. Not pictured is Director Natalio Hernandez.

Help Needed for Party Patrol

Mark Hall is looking for some assistance on some Municipal Court “Party Patrol” cases. Those interested should contact Mark at 744-9211. See the Member’s Only section for details.

Help needed next week!

Texas Young Lawyers Association is hosting the regional mock trial competition in Lubbock at the Courthouse on February 7-9, 2008, with every major law school competing. TYLA is in need of 143 people to act as witnesses during the competition. If you could spare a little time to role play, TYLA and our local students…

Baylor, Basketball, and Murder

Come learn what went wrong, and why… Mr. Russ Hunt Sr. will be flying in from Waco next Tuesday, February 5th, to give a lunch-time presentation at Tech Law in the forum. Mr. Hunt represented Carlton Dotson after he was charged with killing his friend and teammate Patrick Dennehy. Mr. Hunt will discuss what it…

LCDLA Photo Collection

I have set up a section on Flickr to archive all of the LCDLA photos. You can reach it by clicking the picture below, but the permanent link will be the Photos link to the left. Enjoy!

The War on College Kids: Knowing Your Fourth Amendment Rights

ACLU of Texas and The Women’s Studies Program at Texas Tech University to Co-Sponsor Fourth Amendment Event: [Lubbock Chapter Hosts Event] Lubbock, TX: In response to the “War on College Kids” and the complaints of alleged police misconduct by the “Party Patrol” as well as the recognition that the Citizens of the Tech Terrace neighborhood…

Thursday Will Be Busy

Professor Pat Metze has informed me that Lydia Clay-Jackson,Board Certified in Criminal Law, Dean of the Trial College and future President of TCDLA is coming this Thursday, November 15th, to speak to the students at the law school and to work with his class on theory and theme preparation. Pat is planning a luncheon in…

“How to Beat a DWI” by Mimi Coffey

Criminal Trial Lawyers Association, Women’s Caucus, Hispanic Law Students Association, Tech Law Military Association, and Tech Law Democrats present “How to Beat a DWI” by Mimi Coffey Friday, October 26, at noon in the forum Mimi Coffey is a Tech Law alum and is one of the leading DWI defense attorneys in the state. She…