How to Get Your Record Expunged in Texas

A permanent criminal record can have serious consequences on your life even after you have served the sentence. You may have trouble getting new jobs, good apartments and you may never be eligible for student loans, mortgage loans, housing rentals, education programs, and certain professional licenses. Basically, your life will never go back to normal.Continue reading “How to Get Your Record Expunged in Texas”

Law Office of James Gill Honors Veterans

Our local Austin law firm understands the sacrifice that our nation’s veterans have made. Our veterans risk not only their lives but in many cases their mental health as well.   The  hardships our veterans face are numerous. The Law Office of James Gill looks to help veterans in any way possible, and so we are nowContinue reading “Law Office of James Gill Honors Veterans”

Austin Lawyer Adam Reposa Sentenced to Six Months

One of great things about our country is that every person is guaranteed a right to a fair and just trial. Is this the direction that our current court system is going in? Is putting lawyers in jail for contempt of court the correct way to go about this?

Airport Arrest? Criminal Lawyer Weighs in On Airport Gun Laws

Airport Security Scans Catch Careless Travelers Fox 7 recently interviewed our criminal law expert, James Gill, about the hazard of carelessly trying to fly with a weapon in your carryon luggage. As you can see in the Fox 7 story, it’s not just guns but also brass knuckles, knives, and batons that can and willContinue reading “Airport Arrest? Criminal Lawyer Weighs in On Airport Gun Laws”

Austin Lawyer James Gill at the Texas District & County Clerk’s Clerk College

The staff of the Law Office of James Gill is pleased to present this video of James co-conducting a seminar with fellow Austin lawyer Ward Davison earlier this month. The event was the 13th Annual Clerk College, held by the Texas District Court Alliance, and the topic of the day was Expunctions and Orders ofContinue reading “Austin Lawyer James Gill at the Texas District & County Clerk’s Clerk College”

Anti-Drugwar Activist Barry Cooper Turns Himself In

Austin criminal lawyer James Gill is presenting this video of KopBusters’ Barry Cooper surrendering himself to the Texas Rangers at the Texas State Capitol on July 2, 2010. Cooper is a client of Gill’s criminal defense law firm and a legendary figure in the anti-drugwar movement. His exposure to the drug war began with theContinue reading “Anti-Drugwar Activist Barry Cooper Turns Himself In”

Drug Dog False Alert Video Now Available

Austin criminal lawyer James Gill has released this video of a false alert that occurred during a client’s traffic stop in Williamson County. (Note: this arrest video was filmed by the patrolman’s dashboard camera and has no sound.)