Of Counsel
Visiting Trial and Appellate Judge, State of Texas since 1997
Location:   Austin, Texas
Phone:       512-476-4306
                       508-255-0950 (Cape Cod)
Fax:             (512) 476-0001
Email:         E-mail Me

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Criminal Taxation
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy Fraud

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Criminal Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1956
  • Massachusetts, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1962
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. – 1956
  • University of Texas
    • B.A. – 1953

Published Works

  • Criminal Law & Administration (Co-Author) West Publishing Company, 1964
  • Editorial Consultant, Matthew-Bender Law Book Company’s Texas Criminal Practice Guide

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Advanced Criminal Law Course
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law, 1963 – 1985

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer in Travis County, Austin Junior Bar, 1962
  • Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer in Travis County, Travis County Bar Association, 1991
  • Fellow: State Bar College

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, 1981 – Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 1988
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, President, 1971 – 1972
  • Criminal Law Section, State Bar of Texas, Chairman, 1974
  • Travis County Bar Association, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member, Keeton Penal Code Revision Committee, 1969 – 1974
  • Revision of the Texas Penal Code, Governor’s Committee, 1993 – 1994
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Travis County, Assistant District Attorney, 1956 – 1960
  • Travis County, First Assistant District Attorney, 1959 – 1960
  • State of Texas, Assistant Attorney General, 1960 – 1961
  • State of Texas, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1961 – 1962
  • Law Enforcement Division, Chief, 1960 – 1961
  • Private Practice, Sole Practitioner, 1963 – 1990
  • University of Texas School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, 1963 – 1985
  • University of Texas School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, 1997 – Present
  • Texas State Court of Criminal Appeals, Judge, 1991 – 1996
  • Stumberg & Maloney, Criminal Law Administration
  • West Publishing Company, Criminal Law Administration
  • Matthew Bender Book Company, Editorial Consultant
  • Teague on Texas Criminal Practice, Editorial Consultant

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Botsford & Roark
1307 West Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone (512) 479-8030
Fax (512) 479-8040