Contributors

Bruce S. Fox

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Bruce S. Fox has been in solo private practice in Austin, Texas, for 25 years. Prior to entering criminal defense, he worked as a Staff Attorney with the then Texas Department of Corrections, a Prosecutor in Travis County, and with the Habeas Division of the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He received his J.D. from St. Mary’s University in 1980, and a Master’s Degree in Criminology and Corrections from Sam Houston State University in 1988. Bruce gives an assist to his nephew, colleague, and best man, Mykal J. Fox, for his help on citation form and suggestions.

Bryan Wilson

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Bryan Wilson earned a BBA in Finance at Texas A&M University and his JD from Texas Tech University School of Law, graduating  summa cum laude. He interned with a United States Attorney’s Office, a state prosecutor’s office, and the Fort Worth Federal Public Defender’s Office. His aggressive advocacy tactics in law school led his peers to nickname him the Law Hawk. After graduating law school, he returned to his hometown of Fort Worth to start his own practice.

Carlos Moctezuma García

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Carlos Moctezuma García is co-chair of TCDLA’s International Consequences Committee and a member at García and García Attorneys at Law, PLLC in McAllen. Together, they publish crImmigration.com, a blog about the convergence of criminal law and immigration law.

César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

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César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández is an assistant professor at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, and of counsel at García and García Attorneys at Law, PLLC in McAllen.

Charles Blevins

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Charles Blevins is a 2012 graduate of Texas Tech University School of Law, and has been associated with the Lubbock firm of Chappell, Lanehart & Stangl since 2013. He was recognized with the Excellence for the Future Award during his stint with the Caprock Regional Public Defender Clinic as a student attorney. He is a member of the Texas State Bar College, TCDLA, LCDLA, and Texas Family Law Section. He and his wife Laura have four children.

Charles D. Butts

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Charles D. Butts, a charter member of TCDLA and former president (1987–88) as well as a member of the TCDLA Hall of Fame, has also served as president of the San Antonio Bar Association (1979–80) and director of the State Bar of Texas (1981–83). Charles has been a member of the Editorial Board of San Antonio Lawyer magazine since 1999 and a frequent contributor. Charles’ many honors include listing in the Best Lawyers of America (1991–present).

Chris Hesse

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Chris Hesse is a criminal defense attorney in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated with a BA from the University of Oklahoma and a JD from Texas Tech University School of Law. Chris served two tours of duty in Iraq and achieved the rank of Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps after a 10-year career. He is licensed in Texas, all the federal courts in Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, The U.S.

Chris Raesz

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Chris Raesz practices in Denton, Texas, after graduating from Baylor Law School. Chris’ experience includes a wide variety of legal matters, civil and criminal, but primarily always against the government. Chris is licensed in Texas, including all Federal Districts, the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He can be reached at c_raesz@chrisraeszpc.com.

Chris Samuelson

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Chris Samuelson has been defending against DWI offenses in Texas since 1997. Formerly a partner with Trichter & Samuelson in Houston, Chris has been independent for more than a decade. A member of the National College For DUI Defense and a contributing author to the newly revised Texas DWI Manual, Chris has taught at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course and has been a regular on the speaking circuit for many years. He recently expanded his practice into Colorado, and he maintains an office in both Houston as well as Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Christina Caldwell

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Joel Caldwell, Psy.D., and Christina Caldwell, Psy.D., are the founders of Crisis Recovery Specialists. With their 30 years of experience working with people hoping to survive the most difficult times of their lives, they assist individuals and families across the country with the personal, professional, and social fallout of the legal process. The Caldwells have been published in the Miami Herald, Boston Globe, Charlotte Observer, Dallas Morning News, About.com, and Ask.com, among others.