Contributors

Brian Rollings

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Brian Rollings received his JD from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. He has served as president and vice president of the Smith County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Brian joined the law office of R. Kelly Pace in 2011, specializing in juvenile law. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas Juvenile Section and the Texas Bar College. He can be reached at bmrollings@gmail.com.

Brian Schmidt

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Brian Schmidt is a criminal defense attorney who practices with his law partner Nolan Wickel at the firm of Wickel and Schmidt in Athens, Texas. Brian can be reached at brian@wickelandschmidt.com.

Bruce Cameron

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Bruce Cameron, MS, LPC-S, LSOTP-S, CPC, is the founder and lead program advisor for Federal Prison Authority. Bruce has facilitated hundreds of clients gaining admittance into RDAP, receiving early release under 3621e, receiving more RRC placement via Second Chance Act, gaining Compassionate Release from BOP Custody, placing pregnant inmates in to alternative child birthing programs, processing Alien Transfers, facilitating other transfers in the beginning middle and end of BOP placement.

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).

Chip B. Lewis

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Chip Lewis, a graduate of Houston Law Center (where he served as an adjunct professor for five years after winning numerous awards), began his career in prosecution. Since transitioning to criminal defense law in 2000, Chip has been regularly recognized as a Super Lawyer (as well as a 2004 Rising Star). He has been involved in a number of high-profile cases, including those of Ken Lay, Robert Durst, and Beaumont Mayor David Moore. A member of NACDL, HCCLA, as well as TCDLA, Chip has regularly been a featured speaker at many CLE seminars across the country.