Mark Stevens

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionPDF versionPDF versionMark Stevens is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the George Hanson Society, and has defended persons accused of crime since 1979. He can be reached at

Stories from Mark Stevens

Pat Priest: A Profile in Judicial Courage
Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

A. Just call Priest.

The following scenario played out hundreds of times in the Bexar County Courthouse over the last four decades: Some thorny issue of substance or procedure would arise during a trial or hearing, and the judge would call a brief recess to solve the problem.

The Time Has Come to Tear Down the Iron Curtain Between the Constitution and Texas Prisons
Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Let’s say a prosecutor has a hunch your client might have something in his cell that could be used against him in his upcoming trial. Maybe a weapon, or drugs, or perhaps a journal in which he has written something that might incriminate him, or at least make him look bad.

Most People Call Me Charlie
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”

—Albert Schweitzer