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Gerald Harris Goldstein

210-226-1463
Gerald Harris Goldstein
Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
www.goldsteinhilley.com
Phone: 210-226-1463
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Gerald Harris Goldstein

Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

Al Horn Memorial Award
Al Horn Memorial Award

NORML Legal Committee

Gerald Harris Goldstein

1999 Recipient -
Al Horn Memorial Award

About Gerald Harris Goldstein

Gerald “Gerry” Harris Goldstein is a nationally known and respected defense lawyer. His high-profile clients have included a U.S. Congressman targeted in the Abscam investigation, journalist Hunter S. Thompson, professional wrestler “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, a Central American bank, and the rap group 2 Live Crew. As a partner at Goldstein, Goldstein, and Hilley, he also represents ordinar... read more »

Biography

Gerald “Gerry” Harris Goldstein is a nationally known and respected defense lawyer. His high-profile clients have included a U.S. Congressman targeted in the Abscam investigation, journalist Hunter S. Thompson, professional wrestler “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, a Central American bank, and the rap group 2 Live Crew.

As a partner at Goldstein, Goldstein, and Hilley, he also represents ordinary people caught up in the criminal justice system. Along with the other attorneys in firm, he represents clients on all criminal cases from the smallest misdemeanor in state court to the most serious felony charges in federal court.

Having earned the respect of his peers, Gerry Goldstein was elected president of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) in 1994 and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 1992.

He is Board Certified in both Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction shared by a small group of attorneys in Texas. He is fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Texas Lawyer's Legal Legends. He has been profiled in numerous publications at a local, state and national level.

He is a fierce advocate for the reform of marijuana laws. This lifetime member of the NORML Legal Committee was the 1999 recipient of Al Horn Memorial Award.

Since 1998, Gerry Goldstein has taught the Advanced Criminal Law Course for the Defense of Complex Federal Prosecutions at St. Mary's School of Law in San Antonio. From 1982 to 1993 Gerald Goldstein also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas, teaching a course on Advance Criminal Law.

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Gerald Harris Goldstein -
Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley
310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
www.goldsteinhilley.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 210-226-1463
  • Fax: 210-226-8367

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
White Collar Crime40.00%
Criminal Appellate Law20.00%
Criminal Defense10.00%
Federal Crimes10.00%
Drug Crimes10.00%
Marijuana Defense10.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Colorado Member in Good Standing 1989
Texas Member in Good Standing 1968

Work Experience

Position Duration
Partner at Goldstein, Goldstein, and Hilley 1968 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of Texas College of Law in Austin, TX LL.B. 1968
Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana B.A. Business Administration 1965

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Fellow International Academy of Trial Lawyers 1997 – present
Fellow American College of Trial Lawyers 1991 – present
Fellow American Board of Criminal Lawyers 1987 – present
Life Member,
Past President (1994-1995)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers present
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws present
Member,
Past President (1992)
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association present

Specialty Certifications

Certification Specialty Accredited Organization Year
Board Certified Specialist Criminal Appellate Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2012
Board Certified Specialist Criminal Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 1975

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Recipient -
Al Horn Memorial Award
NORML Legal Committee 1999
Recipient -
Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1991
Recipient -
Percy Foreman Lawyer of the Year Award
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 1991

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
See List of Speaking Engagements for Gerry Goldstein http://www.goldsteingoldsteinandhilley.com/speeches/ 2014

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Published 2014

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