Williams College (Bachelor of Arts, 1971). Illinois Institute of Technology. Chicago Kent College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1974).
Worked at Zimmermann and Lavine, P.C. (Houston, Texas) specializing in Litigation in Criminal Defense, Civil Trial and Military Law. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Illinois. United States. Supreme Court.
United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Seventh, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits. United States. District Court, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, Western District of Oklahoma, Northern District of Illinois. 1980, Texas.
Member of Faculty: Penal Code Instructor, Sam Houston State University, 1982-1984.
Texas Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute, 1988,1996. Texas State Bar Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1992. Author: "Forfeitures," Texas State Bar Advanced Criminal Law Course Handbook, 1985, 1991, 1992.
Member: Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (President, 1989-1990). Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1991-1992). National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. (Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization). Certified as a Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Zimmermann & Lavine, P.C. is a three lawyer firm specializing in the trial or appeal of extraordinarily difficult or complex cases. Many of our clients are facing serious criminal allegations in civilian or military courts, state or federal. We represent seriously injured plaintiffs in civil law matters.
Our lawyers have held senior positions as prosecutors, and have tried and appealed major criminal cases from both sides of the docket. Our practice has taken us to courts in jurisdictions nationwide.
Member State Bar Texas (vice chair penal code), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (chair amicus curia committee, board directors), Texas Bar Foundation (life), Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (chairman board, past president), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (vice chairman forfeiture abuse task force), Illinois State Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, National Association Criminal Lawyers.
Married Shirley Miller, March 24, 1985. Children: Joshua Evan, Alexis Leigh, Jesse Louis.