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Gerald Harris Goldstein

Gerald Harris Goldstein


Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law
Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr
San Antonio, TX
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Gerald Harris Goldstein
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
NORML National Legal Committee
Lifetime Member

About Gerald Harris Goldstein

Attorney 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.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Appellate Law (36%)
 
White Collar Crime (25%)
 
Appellate Law (16%)
 
Marijuana Defense (7%)
 
Federal Crimes (6%)
 
Criminal Defense (5%)
 
Drug Crimes (5%)
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Photos

Videos

Gerry Goldstein Looks Back on Infamous 'Deep Throat' Obscenity Case

Our Clients are our Top Priority

Résumé - Gerald Harris Goldstein

Bar Licenses

Texas
Member in Good Standing
1968

Colorado
Member in Good Standing
1989

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Work Experience

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr
Partner at Goldstein, Goldstein, and Hilley
1968

Education

The University of Texas School of Law
LL.B.
1968

Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana
Business Administration
1965

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Specialty Certifications

Board Certified Specialist
Criminal Appellate Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
2012

Board Certified Specialist
Criminal Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
1975

Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Fellow
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
1997

Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
1991

Fellow
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
1987

Life Member,
Past President (1994-1995)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Member,
Past President (1992)
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Member
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association

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Awards & Recognitions

Recipient -
Al Horn Memorial Award
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
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

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. District and Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas

United States Supreme Court

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Case Results - Gerald Harris Goldstein

Exonerated
Exonerated for Murder
Michael Morton spent 25 years in prison after being wrongly accused of the murder of his wife in 198...

Overturned
Overturned Capital Murder Conviction
On September 17, 2014, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturned Hannah Overton’s capital mur...

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Contact Gerald Harris Goldstein

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

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