The Texas Lawyer, the statewide legal publication for Texas lawyers, named Clint Broden Appellate Lawyer of the Week in its January 16, 2012 edition. Clint received the honor for his recent appellate victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The Fifth Circuit reversed money laundering convictions against his client as well as his client’s twenty-one year prison sentence. The Court of Appeals ordered that judgments of acquittal be entered on all charges against his client which will result in the client’s release from custody. The case is discussed in full in our January 16, 2012 post.
In the past, the Texas Lawyer Appellate Lawyer of the Week has generally been awarded to civil lawyers and it has been rare for a criminal lawyer to be given this honor. Clint Broden is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Criminal Appellate Law and frequently handles appellate cases in the various Texas appellate courts and in federal appeals courts throughout the nation.