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Past Presidents & History
Hall of Fame Award
Percy Foreman Lawyer of the Year
Charles Butts Pro Bono Award
Rodney Ellis Justice Award
Criminal Defense Lawyers Project
Jim Darnell practices from El Paso, Texas, specializing in complex state and federal criminal matters. He has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America for over 20 years, and the Martindale Hubbell Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. He was named one of the top 50 lawyers in Central and West Texas, and is a Texas Super Lawyer in white collar and criminal defense. He has been a Board member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association for many years, and has served as Vice President and President of the El Paso Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He has never been an Assistant District Attorney or other prosecutor. He has represented lots of people, rich and poor, civilian and military, who have been unjustly accused of doing bad things. He has represented cops and robbers, cowboys and indians, republicans and democrats, doctors and nurses, lawyers and judges, and lots of just plain folks.