Contributors

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.

Christina M. Koenig

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Christina Koenig is a second-year law student at Texas Tech University and an intern with the Travis County Mental Health Public Defender. Ms. Koenig also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, with a Legal Studies Concentration, from the University of Dallas.

Christina T. Kline

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Christina T. Kline is an associate attorney at the litigation firm Lorandos Joshi in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She earned a bachelor’s degree with high honors from the University of California, Berkeley. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law magna cum laude. She was instrumental in building the DNA defense in this case.

Christopher L. Tritico

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Christopher L. Tritico received his bachelors degree at Sam Houston State University and his JD at South Texas College of Law. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, NACDL, and the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, where he was president in 2012. Named a Texas Super Lawyer in 2003–2017 by Texas Monthly magazine, Chris was also recognized in National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, 2012–2017, among many other honors. Chris began his career as an associate of Racehorse Haynes before opening his own firm.

Chuck Lanehart

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Chuck Lanehart has chaired the Lubbock Area Bar Association’s Courthouse Security Committee since its formation in 2012. He is a shareholder in the Lubbock firm of Chappell, Lanehart & Stangl, PC, where he has practiced law since 1977. A 1977 graduate of Texas Tech University School of Law, Chuck is a former director of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He is a recipient of the TCDLA President’s Commendation for “Outstanding Service to the Citizen Accused,” and has been honored for his service to the TCDLA Strike Force.

Clay S. Conrad

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Clay S. Conrad graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with honors in 1995, and has studied the criminal trial jury extensively since law school.  His 1998 work on the history of the criminal trial jury, Jury Nullification: The Evolution of a Doctrine, was re-released by the Cato Institute in October 2013.

Clint Broden

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Clint Broden graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. He served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas for five years. In 1998, he formed Broden & Mickelsen with his partner, Franklyn “Mick” Mickelsen. Clint’s practice is devoted almost exclusively to criminal defense in both state and federal courts with an emphasis on federal court trials as well as appellate litigation in both federal and state courts.

Clinton Henry

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Clinton Henry is one of the world’s leading cyber security and identify theft experts. Known for his engaging keynotes and insightful perspective on business and personal cyber security, Clinton has amassed a loyal following of business and IT executives who look to him for guidance on how to protect their corporate profits and reputation from attack or compromise. Contact him directly at (650) 636-7890 or clinton@clintonhenry.com.

Craig Jett

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Craig Jett received his JD degree from SMU in 1977. He is a past president of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a past chair of the Criminal Defense Lawyers Project, a past president of TCDLA, and a past chair of the Criminal Justice Section of the State Bar of Texas. Craig has been board certified as a specialist in criminal law since 1986. In 2006 he argued Dixon v. United States before the United States Supreme Court. He is proud to be in his 37th year as a member of TCDLA.

Cynthia L. Hampton

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Cynthia L. Hampton practices appellate law in Austin. She formerly served as the Assistant Executive Director and General Counsel for TCDLA, where she authored the Appellate Manual, Code Books, and either co-authored or edited the Association’s other publications. A native Austinite, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio. She has been Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1994. Notable published decisions include In Re Bowen, __S.W.3d__ (Tex.Crim.App. Nos.