With over 25 years of experience representing individuals in difficult cases in Williamson County, Texas and around the country, Todd prides himself on always remembering what is important – you the client. Having tried felony and misdemeanor cases in Texas and elsewhere, and representing clients in complex civil litigation, Todd is well equipped to understand the subtleties that play an important role when deciding to take a case to trial or not. While some cases are won or lost in the courtroom, it is the work getting ready for trial that really makes the difference. By focusing his practice to those cases arising in Williamson County, Texas, Todd is able to stay abreast of the changes in our community that play a vital role when assessing how a jury may react, along with ensuring that he keeps abreast of the latest developments in the law.
For over 25 years Todd represented individuals, or businesses, in State and Federal Court. From his first full-time legal job as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Benton County, Arkansas, where he handled a variety of misdemeanor and felony cases, followed by a term as the City Attorney for Farmington, Arkansas, where he handled hundreds of misdemeanors, including driving while intoxicated (DWI), and domestic abuse cases, to serving as in-house counsel for a privately held company with offices around the globe, Todd always worked hard at staying abreast of the changes that impact his client’s rights. Not only does this mean understanding the nuances one faces when evaluating a blood test case in a DWI, it also means understanding how a conviction can impact your life in terms of licensing eligibility for certain jobs, the eligibility requirements for governmental benefits, how your driver’s license may be impacted to the potential jail/prison sentence and fines.
To help stay abreast of these changes, he spends time every year attending seminars, reviewing the latest legal publications focused on criminal defense work, along with participating in industry-focused organizations such as the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Williamson County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Williamson County Inns of Court, and the Christian Legal Society.