David Gonzalez
Federal, State, Juvenile
Learn more about David Gonzalez

+ State Bar of Texas, State Bar of California;

+ Leadership Austin, Essential Class 2007

+ Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court; Leadership Academy for Public Service, 2007

+ Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors – 2002-2005

+ Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

+ Young Men’s Business League

+ Public Policy: Legislative Counsel

+ Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2006-present

Grand Jury Experience: Assistant Foreperson, Travis County Grand Jury, 2004.


+ 2009-2010 Leadership SBOT Class

+ 2006–2007 Leadership Austin Essential Class Member

+ 2007 Leadership Academy for Public Service

+ 2009 Seedling Foundation, President of the Board

+ Mentor of 4th Grader at Metz Elementary

+ 2008–present Seedling’s Promise for Children of Incarcerated Parents

+ 2004 Assistant Foreperson, Travis County Grand Jury

+ 2006–present St. David’s Day School, Board of Directors

+ 2007–present Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court

+ 2006 National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers

+ 2002–2005 Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors

+ 2004 Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College

+ 2007–2008 Young Men’s Business League

Professional Qualifications & Affiliations

+ Dartmouth College (B.A. in Government & Education, 1995)

+ Stanford Law School (J.D., 1999).Certifications: Board Certified – Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specializations, 2007

+ Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2008.

Honors & Awards

+ 2008 Finalist, American Bar Association National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

+ 2008 Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, Austin Young Lawyers Association and Austin Bar Association

+ Texas Monthly Rising Star, Criminal Law, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

+ Finalist in the Marion Rice Kirkwood Memorial Moot Court Competition, 1999

+ Barrett Cup Award for All-Around Achievement in the Dartmouth Class of 1995.

Trial Skills Training

+ National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006

+ Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer College, 2004

+ Texas Criminal Trial College, 2001.

Publications & Presentations
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