Lawrence G. Boyd

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Lawrence G. Boyd is a private practitioner who practices in the Dallas area. He limits his practice to that of criminal and driver's license suspension law, particularly administrative license revocation (“ALR”). A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio (Class of ’75) and Southern Methodist University School of Law (Class of ’78), Lawrence is a member of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas (2012–2015). A 25-year member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, he is author of Administrative License Revocation Manual, now available from Knowles Publishing. He is a frequent lecturer on criminal law topics. Following the May 2013 DWI Defense Project, Lawrence will have spoken at 77 seminars and CLE lunches, as well as serving as Course Director at 8 seminars. He has represented defendants in over 3,000 ALR Hearings. A longtime TCDLA member, Lawrence was a co-chair of the TCDLA DWI Committee (2008–2012), serving on the Board of Directors for three years (2011–2013). He is an Advisory Board member of the Dallas Bar Association.

Stories from Lawrence G. Boyd

Nondisclosures of DWI Convictions: The New Second “Chance”
Saturday, September 30th, 2017

DWI nondisclosure law will go into effect on September 1, 2017. It will allow your clients to seek an Order of Nondisclosure for DWI convictions, regardless of whether the client received, and successfully completed, community supervision or if he or she received a “back-time/work detail” type of outcome.

The Mythology of Non-Refundable Flat Fees
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

In the months leading up to the proposed rules referendum in 2011, I was exposed to a lot of misinformation about the purported impact of the proposed rules upon my ability to contract for a “non-refundable flat fee.” I even attended a CLE luncheon where the topic was why I should vote against the pro­posed rules because they would have supposedly banned such “non-refundable” fe