Q. Tate Williams

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Q. Tate Williams earned his BA in Archaeological Studies and Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996, then attended the University of Houston Law Center, earned his JD Tate was admitted to the bar in 1999. He’s a member of the Criminal Justice and Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, the Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.

Stories from Q. Tate Williams

Poaching Soiled Dove: Are Prostitution Stings Illegal Under Texas Law?
Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Criminal defense lawyer, sometimes gunfighter, and son of an even more famous father Temple Lea Houston began his famous “soiled dove plea” on behalf of alleged prostitute Minnie Stacey with the words, “one of our own sex was the author of her ruin, more to blame than she.” While more than a century later our society

Faith in the Law - A War Story
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

 As an attorney, Democrat, and Episcopalian, I am characteristically reluctant to talk openly about my faith. But here, in the “Bible Belt,” people bring their faith into the courtroom, admittedly or not. Judges do it; jurors do it; parties do it; the lawyers do it too.