Kyle Therrian

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Kyle Therrian received his JD from the University of Oklahoma. He practices state and federal criminal defense and criminal appellate law in Collin County, Texas. Kyle has been recognized by National Trial Lawyers as Top 40 Under 40 in criminal defense. In additional to his membership in TCDLA, he is a member of the State Bar College and a founding member of the McKinney Bar Association. Kyle also volunteers as a teen court judge and coaches the Collin County Teen Court competition teams.

Stories from Kyle Therrian

Shifting Burdens of Proof in a Motion to Suppress
Thursday, May 21st, 2015

The allocation of burdens in a motion to suppress hearing is a “Choose Your Own Adventure.” Unlike in trial, where we simply add up proof in a linear fashion, a motion to suppress in Texas courts has burdens which are raised, lowered, and/or shifted back and forth based upon small and often trivial details.