Motion to Transfer Bond

Chuck Lanehart has had some success in reducing post-indictment bonds in the 106th District Court (Gaines, Garza, Dawson and Lynn Counties) recently. If you are interested, the form is available in the Members Only section: https://lcdla.org/members/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=49

Half Hour of Free CLE

Laurie Key has lined up a great program for the February 21 LCDLA meeting. Richard Anderson, Chief Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas, and his appellate section chief, Jason Hawkins, will travel from Dallas to give us a program on “The How’s and Why’s of the Recent Retroactive Amendments to the Federal…

LCDLA Officer/Director Elections

The Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will hold officer/director elections at the February 21 meeting, and nominations for officers/director will be taken from the floor. The Nominating Committee has recommended the following slate of officers/director, and each has agreed to serve: President: Laurie Key Secretary-Treasurer: Anne Hazlewood Vice-President for Education: Mark Snodgrass Vice-President for Membership:…

Members Only Upgrade

I discovered last night that they finally released the new and vastly improved version of phpBB, which is the program that we use for the members only section. I’ve already installed it and now I’m going to switch the old over to the new one. The upgraded members only section is officially online. Most importantly,…

Happy New Year

That’s all. Just wanted to tell everyone to have a safe and happy new year. 2008 is shaping up to be the best year ever.

A Special Holiday Greeting

Check out a special holiday greeting from your LCDLA officers on the Member’s Only section. You will not want to miss this! https://lcdla.org/members/viewtopic.php?t=27

LCDLA Publicity

In the last few days, our organization has received some outstanding publicity regarding our pro bono effort to assist young folks caught up in LPD’s party patrol debacle. Last week, the Lubbock Law Notes devoted its front page to an article I wrote, “Lubbock Lawyers Volunteer to Oppose ‘War Against College Kids’.” Quoted in the…

A Special Holiday Greeting

Check out a special holiday greeting from your LCDLA officers on the Member’s Only section. You will not want to miss this! https://lcdla.org/members/viewtopic.php?p=51

Note about the War on College Students

I have been asked to write an article for The Lubbock Law Notes regarding LCDLA’s pro bono efforts defending clients in LPD’s War on College Kids. Please send me any information you have regarding (1) increase in kids seeking help on MIP’s, Noise Violations, etc. (2) search/seizure issues arising from your client’s cases, (3) any…