Honors and Awards


Defender of the Year

Defender Of The Year2015

TCDLA - Criminal Trial College Faculty

TCDLA - Criminal Trial College Faculty 2014

TCDLA - Board Member

TCDLA - Board Member 2013

St. Mary's University - Pro Bono Achievement Award

St. Mary's University - Pro Bono Achievement Award

TCDLA - Member

TCDLA - Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Comanche Club - Chief

Comanche Club - Chief 2012

US Supreme Court - Admission to Practice

US Supreme Court - Admission to Practice 2011

US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Northern District

US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Northern District 2011

TCDLA - Criminal Trial College Completion

TCDLA - Criminal Trial College Completion 2007

US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Southern District

US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Southern District 2005

US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Western District

US District Court - Admission to Practice in Texas Western District 2005

Laredo Community College - Field Sobriety Testing Certification

Laredo Community College - Field Sobriety Testing Certification 2005

US Court of Appeals - Admission to Practice in 5th Circuit

US Court of Appeals - Admission to Practice in 5th Circuit 2004

NACDL - Member

NACDL - Member 2004

Texas Supreme Court - Admission to Practice Law

Texas Supreme Court - Admission to Practice Law 2004

St. Mary's University - Juris Doctor

St. Mary's University - Juris Doctor 2004

St. Mary's University - International Law Association President

St. Mary's University - International Law Association President 2002-2003

St. Mary's University - Model Organization of American States - Secretary General / Coordinator

St. Mary's U Model Organization of American States - Sec. General / Coordinator 2000

Texas A&M University - Bachelor of Science

Texas A&M University - Bachelor of Science 1999

St. Mary's University - Master of Arts International Relations

St. Mary's University - Master of Arts - International Relations 1999

Nobles of the Mystic Chrine - Member

Nobles of the Mystic Chrine - Member 1998

Kappa Alpha Order - Member

Kappa Alpha Order - Member 1996