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Clifton L. Holmes - Longview, TX

110 West Methvin Street Longview, TX 75601

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Updated: 05/17/2022

Longview Criminal Defense Lawyer

About Clifton L. Holmes

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Current Employment Position(s)

  • In Remembrance Of

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, 1986 - 1989 (Director)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association, 1984 - 1985 (President)
  • National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Judicature Society
  • State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, 1997 - 1998 (Chairman)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Project, 1989 - 1998 (Chairman)
  • Texas Center for Correctional Services, 1989 - 1995 (Chairman)
  • State Bar of Texas, 1989 - 1992 (Chairman, Standing Committee, Penal Code & Code of Criminal Procedure)
  • State Bar of Texas, 1992 - 1994 (Chairman, Special Committee on Death Row Representation)
  • Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation, 1990 - 1991 (Trustee)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas (Member, CJA Panel)
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas, 1995 - Present
  • The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 1992 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute, 1976 (Originated, Designed & Developed)

Education

  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1966
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1961
    B.A.
    Major: Economics

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Chi
  • Phi Delta Phi

Classes and Seminars

  • Cross-Examination of Sexual Abuse of Child Expert - East Texas Style, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Seminar, 1996
  • The Zen of Winning, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Seminar, 1996
  • Sex, Lies and Videotape: Defending Child Abuse Cases, Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Short Course, 1996
  • Voir Dire: Tactics and Technicalities, Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Short Course, 1997
  • Voir Dire in Sexual Assault and Homicide Cases, Trichter/Ray, Criminal Law Seminar, St. Kitts, 1997
  • Texas Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute, Faculty Member, 1976 - Present

Achievements

Honors

  • Texas Criminal Defense Law Association, Commendations 1974; 1977
  • State Bar of Texas, President's Special Citation, 1987
  • Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year, State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, 1992 - 1996
  • Officially Designated a "Texas Hero" by Proclamation Issued Under Seal of Texas Secretary of State, (Ricky Thomas Exoneration), 1992
  • Selected One of the "Top Five Go-To Lawyers in Texas, (Criminal Defense) by Texas Lawyer Magazine, 2002
  • Selected One of the "Top Five Go-To Lawyers in Texas, (Criminal Defense) by Texas Lawyer Magazine, 2007
  • Inducted into the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Hall of Fame, June, 2007

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Office Information

Address

110 West Methvin Street Longview, TX 75601

Fax

  • 903-758-7864

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm, Sat – Sun Appointment Only

Publication

Articles

  • Editor, Voice for the Defense, (1977-1981)
  • Editor, Criminal Defense Practice Manual, (1974-1978)
  • Editor, Juvenile Practice Manual, (1977)
  • Editor, Federal Criminal Practice Manual, (1976, 1978)
  • Editor, Texas Parole Revocation Manual, (1978)

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