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Raymond F. Coldren

raySMRaymond was hired by Rene in 2005, and has since been an integral part of the Firm’s success. Raymond earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University. Prior to working for Rene Gonzalez & Associates, PLLC, Raymond interned at the Office of the Governor in Austin and the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.

Raymond is the Firm’s second most senior member, and provides continued mentorship to the Firm’s attorneys. Raymond has tried hundreds of cases, ranging from traffic tickets, auto accidents, to serious criminal charges. Because of his extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the law, he is often invited to speak at events about trial tactics, courtroom strategy, and various legal topics.

Raymond also serves as the chief appellate attorney in the Firm, and has appealed cases to the 1st and 14th Court of Appeals in Houston and the Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin.