Contributors

Steve Jumes

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Steve Jumes, Senior Counsel with Brown, PC, is a former criminal prosecutor in Tarrant and Dallas counties as well as an Assistant United States Attorney assigned to the Asset Forfeiture Section of the Criminal Division of the Northern District of Texas. His work with the federal government included handling complex civil and criminal forfeiture litigation pertaining to narcotics, money laundering, wire fraud, healthcare fraud, and firearms cases.

Steve Sumner

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South Carolina DUI Lawyer Steve Sumner exclusively handles misdemeanor and felony DUI defense. He is a member the National College for DUI Defense, holds an AV-preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” ranking with Avvo. He represents clients in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson counties, South Carolina. You can contact him at www.upstatedui.com or 864-235-3834.

Steven Denny

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Steven Denny graduated from Texas Tech School of Law and started his career as a criminal defense attorney in Lubbock, then worked a few years as a prosecutor in Amarillo. He has trained Afghan judges, defense attorneys, prosecutors, and police in Afghanistan as a contract justice advisor for the Department of State. He is currently practicing criminal defense in the Amarillo area.

Susan Madden Lankford

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Susan Madden Lankford earned a BS in medical technology from the University of Nebraska, did graduate work in photography, and attended workshops with photographic masters such as Ansel Adams and Richard Misrach. After years as a successful professional photographer, Susan shifted her focus and founded Humane Exposures, which seeks to turn public indifference to at-risk members of society into humane awareness and response.

Susan Schoon

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Susan Schoon graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2004 and immediately went into private practice defending citizens accused of crime. Susan handles defense of all state criminal charges, mainly in Comal, Guadalupe, and Hays counties. She also assists persons throughout Texas in appealing their convictions. Susan currently serves as President of the Comal County Criminal Defense Bar. She loves dogs, the Dallas Cowboys, the San Antonio Spurs, Gruene Hall, and Shiner Beer.

T.W. Davidson

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T. W. Davidson is a criminal defense trial and appellate attorney who practices in Tyler and across Northeast Texas. A former Marine Corps officer, he composes music for a singing group, The Lucky Ones, and writes stories. He is the proud father of a bright and beautiful daughter at Texas A&M.

Ted Vosk

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Ted Vosk is a criminal defense attorney and legal/forensic consultant. A Goldwater Scholar, he graduated with honors in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics from Eastern Michigan University. Thereafter, he studied in the PhD program for physics at Cornell University before earning a JD from Harvard Law School. A member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and Mensa, he has written, broadcast, presented, and taught around the country on topics ranging from string theory to the doctrine of constitutional separation of powers.

Ted Wood

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Ted Wood has a degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin and a law degree from Baylor Law School, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor on the Baylor Law Review. He works as an Assistant Public Defender with the Harris County Public Defenders Office in Houston. Ted spends part of his time working on legislative issues and part of his time working on appeals. He has been a public defender since December of 2015. Prior to working for Harris County, Ted spent more than 13 years as an assistant general counsel for the Texas Office of Court Administration (OCA).

Tip Hargrove

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Tip Hargrove is from San Angelo, where he has practiced criminal defense and family law since 1977. He graduated from the Military College of South Carolina, also known as The Citadel, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law. He has been a TCDLA member since 1989 and presently serves on the Board of Directors. In addition, he is a member of the State Bar Family Law Council.