THE LAW OFFICES OF PATRICK F. McCANN
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ATTORNEY PROFILE

QUALIFIED TO HANDLE CAPITAL CASES AT TRIAL, APPEAL, AND ON POST-CONVICTION IN TEXAS

The lead attorney for this office is Patrick F. McCann. Mr. McCann has been practicing in criminal law since 1995 after earning his JD from the University of Houston. A former Navy Intelligence officer, Mr. McCann has written hundreds of appellate briefs, argued before the Fifth Circuit and the Court of Criminal Appeals in Texas, and has tried major felonies, including death penalty cases, in both state and federal court. He has extensive experience in habeas and post-conviction practice in both state and federal courts.

MR. McCANN'S MEMBERSHIP, AWARDS, AND EXPERIENCE

Mr. McCann is a past president of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association from 2006-2007, and in 2011 was selected as an "Unsung Hero" Award recipient for his work in helping to establish the first Veteran's Court in Texas (and again in 2014). The Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorney's Association awarded him the Atticus Finch Award in 2012. He was a past President of the Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorney's Association, and a member of the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association and the American Bar Association. He has taught as an adjunct professor on criminal procedure and the death penalty at Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and is a Texas Bar Fellow. Mr. McCann has also been a member of the Texas Governor's Advisory Council of Specialty Courts, since 2013.

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