Mr. Jeffrey A. Kearney, Private Law Practice

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JEFF KEARNEY has 29 years of practice in all areas of federal and state criminal litigation.  He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is prominently listed in:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers Dallas/Fort Worth - D Magazine

    Mr Kearney is experienced in defending individuals in a vast array of state criminal law prosecutions ranging from DWI to Capital Murder.

    He is also experienced in representing individuals in all areas of federal criminal law ranging from white collar to drug prosecutions.  In white collar criminal matters, Mr. Kearney's experience in defending executives and corporations in the areas of:

  • Comprehensive Grand Jury Investigations
  • Insurance Fraud Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Health Care Fraud Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Government Contract Fraud Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Criminal Anti-Trust Investigations
  • R.I.C.O. Prosecuction and Forfeitures

    Mr. Kearney was born on August 8, 1948 in Galveston, Texas.  He is a 1971 graduate of Texas Christian University, and received his J.D. from Baylor University Law School in 1972.  He is licensed to practice in the following courts:

  • The Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Tenth Circuits
  • Supreme Court for the United States of America

    Mr. Kearney has authored or co-authored the following articles and papers:

  • "Witnesses, Opinions and Expert Testimony," presented at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute, 1986
  • "Witnesses, Opinions, Testimony, Relevancy," presented at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1987-1988
  • "Duty to Disclose: Constitutional and Ethical Considerations of Brady," presented at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1999  

    Mr Kearney has lectured on the following topics and presented at seminars in the following areas:

  • "Recent Decisions," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Project's Sex Crimes Seminar, 1986;
  • "The Court's Charge," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Projects' D.W.I. Seminar, 1987
  • "Witnesses, Opinions and Expert Testimony," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute Seminars, 1987-1988
  • "Witnesses, Opinions, Testimony, Relevancy," at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1987-1988 and at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Aassociation's State and Federal Short Course, 1989
  • "Taking the Fifth," at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course, 1989
  • "Jury Selection," at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1993
  • "Cross-Examination of the Government's Main Witness," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association's The Zen of Winning Seminar, 1995
  • "Cross-Examination," at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1995
  • "Pre-Trial Motions," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Associations's Federal Law Short Course, 1996
  • "Cross-Examination," at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1996
  • "Top 10 Tips for Winning Your Case in Jury Selection," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association's Winter/Spring Seminar, 1997
  • "How to Conduct a Meaningful and Effective 30-Minute Voir Dire in a Criminal Case," at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Trial Skills Seminar, 1998
  • "Top Ten Tips for Winning Your Case in Jury Selection," at the Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Top Ten Seminar, 2001
  • "Developing the Theory of the Case in Voir Dire and Opening Statements," at the Criminal Defense Lawyers Project's Developing the Theory of the Case Seminar Series, 2001
  • "Opening Statements: You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression," at the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Last Chance for CLE Seminar, 2001
  • "Basic Winning - Jury Selection," Criminal Defense Advocacy Training Seminar, Criminal Defense Lawyers Project, 2004
  • "Voir Dire Demonstration," Jury Selection and Communicating with Jurors in Criminal Cases Seminar, The Center for American and International Law, 2004
  • "Opening Statements," Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2004
  • "Sexual Assault Voir Dire," Anatomy of the Win Seminar, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2004   

    Mr. Kearney has also served as a Faculty Teacher at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Project's Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute from 1997 to Present, was Co-Director for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Federal Short Course in 1999 and the Course Director for the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course in 2001.

    Mr. Kearney is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (President 1985-86), the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Board of Directors, 1985-1991 and 2001-Present), and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

  • Position Organization Location Duration
    School Degree Major Graduation
    Baylor Law School, Baylor UniversityJ.D. Law School1972  
    Texas Christian University B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration
    State / Court Date
    Texas1972
    Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Texas Eastern District Court
    Texas Northern District Court
    Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court
    Texas Western District Court
    US Supreme Court
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    2019-09-28Phone+1 8173365600
    2019-09-28AddressOne Museum Place, 3100 West 7th Street Suite 420 Fort Worth TX 76107 US
    Jeffrey A. Kearney
    3100 W 7Th St
    Suite 420
    Fort Worth, TX 76107
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