TERRY YATES BIOGRAPHY

  • Name: Terry Wayne Yates

    Date & Birth Place: July 29, 1965 Texas City, Texas

    Family: Married to Leslie Brock Yates (Jan 2, 1994)

    Sons:   Brock (18) & Ryan Yates (16)

  • 1990-1994 
    Assistant District Attorney
    Harris County District Attorney’s Office
    1201 Franklin, Suite 600
    Houston, Texas 77002
    (713) 755-5800

    1992-1994
    Special Crimes Prosecutor
    Harris County District Attorney’s Office
    1201 Franklin, Suite 600
    Houston, Texas 77002
    (713) 755-5800

    1994-Present
    Private Practice
    6750 West Loop South #845
    Bellaire, Texas 77401
    (713) 861-3100

    1997-2005
    Assistant City Prosecutor
    City of West University Place

    2005-Present
    Associate Judge
    City of West University Place

  • 1987
    B.A.  (Cum Laude) with Special Honors
    University of Texas at Austin, Texas

    1989
    Juris Doctorate
    University of Houston Law Center

    1993
    Graduate – National College of District Attorneys

    1995
    Board Certified – Criminal Law
    Texas Board of Legal Specialization

    1999
    Board Certified – Criminal Trial Advocate
    National Board of Trial Advocacy

    2001
    Graduate – Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College
    Dubois, Wyoming

  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1995

    Criminal Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1999

  • Texas State Bar (1990)

    Idaho State Bar (2009)

    U.S. District Court District of Idaho

    U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

    U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas

    U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas

    U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

    U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

    Supreme Court of Texas

    United States Supreme Court (2005)

  • Guest Lecturer, University of Houston Law Center & South Texas College of Law

    Speaker, Police Training Programs in Texas

    Legal Commentator & Contributor, ESPN Sports Radio & 1560 The Game (Houston)

  • Member:  State Bar of Texas

    Member:  State Bar of Idaho

    Member:  Houston Bar Association

    Member:  American Bar Association

    Faculty Member and Advisor for the National Insurance Crime Bureau (1994-2000)

    U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay – Appointed Honorary State Chairman of the Business Advisory Council (Feb. 2003)

    Council Member of the University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council

    Former Advisory Committee Member – Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Houston Law Center

  • David Daleiden:  Pro-Life Activist

    HPD Captain Mark Aguirre

    Houston Police Officer’s Union (HPOU)

    Houston Metro Police Union FOP

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