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. He has won acquittals at trial in federal court in 11 different cases. In addition, he has handled almost 75 appellate cases before the various United States courts of appeals and has argued approximately 40 federal appellate cases, including cases in the Third, Fifth, Sixth, and Eleventh circuits. Clint frequently lectures to other criminal defense lawyers on the topics of detention hearings in federal court and the application of the United States Sentencing Guidelines and matters of substantive criminal law.

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The “Business Duty” Rule for Business and Public Records
Friday, March 9th, 2018

The prosecution often seeks to introduce business records at trial to prove relevant evidentiary points contained within those records. Often times, whether in state or federal court, the prosecution will attach a business records affidavit to the exhibit to overcome any hearsay objection.