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The Goode Law Firm

Experience Matters

Former United States Magistrate Judge, Former Federal & State Criminal Prosecutor, Over 41 years of legal experience, U.S. District Court, Assistant District Attorney

Criminal Defense & Personal Injury

The Goode Law Firm

City, State & Federal Courts

Legal litigation in local, state and federal courts

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Board Certification is NOT a requirement to practice law in Texas.  Every attorney licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Texas is authorized to practice in all State Courts, Justice Courts, County Courts, District Courts, Appellate Courts and the Supreme Court of Texas.

If an attorney wishes to specialize in a particular area of law and if certification is offered in that practice area, he may apply for such certification by meeting specific training and experience requirements.

Specialty fields are:  Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Maritime Accidents, Employment Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Business Litigation, Police Canine Law, Appellate Practice.

Other practice areas do not offer certification.

Federal Courts have their own bars and an attorney licensed to practice in state courts may apply to practice in the Federal Courts.  Texas is divided into four districts, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western.  Appeals from all of these districts are to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Experience Matters

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Extensive Experience

  • Former United States Magistrate Judge
  • Former Federal & State Criminal Prosecutor
  • Over 38 years of legal experience
  • U.S. District Court
  • Assistant District Attorney