Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute

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The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Education Institute (TCDLEI) is committed to ensuring the fair administration of justice in Texas through the continuing legal education of criminal defense lawyers and their staff.

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Laurie L. Key
1213 Avenue K Lubbock, TX 79401-4025
P: (806) 771-3933
F: (806) 771-3935
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
Secretary | Treasurer
Jim Darnell
310 N Mesa St Ste 212 El Paso, TX 79901-1301
P: (915) 532-2442
F: (915) 532-4549
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
Vice Chair
Kyle T. Therrian
4500 W Eldorado Pkwy Ste 3000 McKinney, TX 75070-5758
P: (972) 369-0577
F: (972) 369-0532
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
Immediate Past Chair
Clay B. Steadman
612 Earl Garrett St Kerrville, TX 78028-4535
P: (830) 257-5005
F: (830) 896-1563
Term Ends: 06/18/2022