Principal Contact: David Finn
Education: Undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Masters degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Specialization: Criminal Law and Personal Injury
Publication: Recently selected by fellow attorneys across the state as a â€œTexas Super Lawyerâ€ in the area of white-collar criminal defense, as featured in Texas Monthly Magazine for 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006
Experience: David Finn is a former elected criminal trial judge. He presided over 450 criminal jury trials as a judge.
Prior to taking the bench, Mr. Finn was an aggressive and successful federal prosecutor in Dallas & Fort Worth, Texas. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Finn received honors from the United States Department of Justice for his exceptional performance working on the toughest federal cases. As a former prosecutor, Finn has the experience to anticipate the prosecutions moves. This knowledge is invaluable in investigations, plea negotiations, and in trial. Mr. Finn recently taught Texas Criminal Procedure at the Texas Wesleyan School of Law for several semesters, and he has published several articles dealing with state and federal search and seizure issues in the SMU Law Review. Several years ago, Texas Lawyer named Mr. Finn was one of the top 40 lawyers in Texas under the age of 40. And last year, Mr. Finn served as the Co-Chair of the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Justice Committee. Mr. Finn is also a frequent guest on local and national television programs dealing with criminal law issues, including CourtTV.