Bar Admissions
Texas, 1991 New York, 2006 U.S. District Court District of Nebraska U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
The University of Texas School of Law Austin, Texas, 1991 Incarnate Word College, 1988 Accounting Degree Honors: With Honors
Past Employment Positions
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer&Feld, Assistant United States Attorney, and Assistant District Attorney

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Jan 22, 2019

Lawyers seek to reform 'Ethical Minefield' of public defenders office controlled by Texas prison system. Last week ,David O'neil stood before the Texas board of Criminal Justice with an awkward request; He asked nine Governor-appointed board members to relinquish their control over the Texas prison system's little- known public defender's office.

O'neil ran the trial section of the state counsel for offenders (SCFO) ,which is overseen by the state prison board,until 2000, When he says he felt forced to resign.O'neil is one of many former (SCFO) employees now urging officials to fix what appear...

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