Judge Estlinbaum co-chairs criminal law symposium

   Judge Craig Estlinbaum, 130th Judicial District Court Judge, will co-chair South Texas Law Review’s 25th Annual Ethics Symposium at the South Texas College of Law Houston campus on Feb. 8. 
   He is sharing chair duties with Geoffrey Corn, Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston.
The symposium features a high-level exchange of ideas and information among law professors, elected officials and practicing attorneys on topics relating to the attorney’s ethical obligations in criminal law practice and representation. 
The Law Review has scheduled Estlinbaum to moderate a panel on ethics in pre-trial proceedings and a panel on ethics in criminal law & immigration.  
   He will also contribute an essay for publication in the journal’s upcoming symposium issue. 
Other topics presented at the symposium include best practices in indigent defense and ethical considerations in conviction integrity. 
   Panelists and speakers include among others Prof. César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, University of Denver Law School; Prof. Bradford Colbert, Hamline (MN) School of Law; Mike Ware, Innocence Project of Texas; and Kim Ogg, Harris County District Attorney. 
   Judge Estlinbaum has served as judge of the 130th District Court since 2001 and as an Adjunct Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston since 2004. 
   He is an active speaker and author, presenting on a variety topics at St. Mary’s Law School, Thurgood Marshall College or Law, The State Bar of Texas, The Texas Center for the Judiciary and local and regional bar associations.     

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