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Judy Madewell

Adjunct Professor

Education

  • J.D., with honors, University of Texas at Austin, 1994
  • B.A., with highest honors, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

License to Practice

  • Texas

Specialties and Courses

  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure
  • Texas Criminal Procedure
  • Federal Criminal Law

Biography

Briefing Attorney for Judge Sam Houston Clinton on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, Texas, from 1994 until 1995.

Assistant District Attorney in the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney's Office under District Attorney Steve Hilbig in San Antonio, Texas, from 1995 until September 1998.

Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Appellate Section of the Federal Public Defender's Office for the Western District of Texas, in San Antonio, Texas, from October 1998 until September 2017.

Supervisory Assistant Federal Public Defender, Chief of Appellate Section, in the Federal Public Defender's Office for the Western District of Texas, from September 2017 until the present.

Adjunct Professor in the Criminal Justice Department at the University of Texas at San Antonio teaching Legal Research and Writing from 1999 until 2003.

Instructor at the Appellate Writing Workshop for Federal Public Defenders in Washington D.C. at the Thurgood Marshall Training Center from 2003 until present.

Publications

Presentations

Frequent speaker at Federal Defender conferences and seminars on recent decisions from the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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