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October 2014
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Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Features
20 | Winning Opening Statements - By Frank Sellers
26 | A History of Accomplishment: Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Celebrates 35 Years - By Chuck Lanehart
37 | Managing Attorney Case and Work Loads to Improve Indigent Defense - By Wesley Shackelford

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Winning Opening Statements
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

You can have the greatest close in the world, but if you haven’t won the case by the time that you get to the close, it’s too late. The opening statement is where you win the trial.

—Gerry Spence

A History of Accomplishment: Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Celebrates 35 Years
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

There are basically two types of people: people who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
–Mark Twain.

Managing Attorney Case and Work Loads to Improve Indigent Defense
Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Most would agree that Texas’ indigent defense delivery system has improved markedly since the passage of the Texas Fair Defense Act in 2001.

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