Local Attorney Steven Denny Appointed Chair of State Bar of Texas Jury Service Committee
By: Steven Denny
Denny has served on the committee since 2019 and has been involved in a subcommittee exploring and establishing a "Juror's Bill of Rights." Denny also has varied experience in the judicial system, practicing law as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. While practicing law, he has trained defense attorneys, prosecutors, and Afghan judges and police officers in Afghanistan as a Justice Advisor for the Department of State. Steven Denny currently practices criminal defense from his own firm in the Amarillo area.
"I am honored to be chosen to lead this committee which impacts jurors throughout the state. In the next year, it is critical to recognize the safety and concerns of jurors as we attempt to re-open the court system. As a first responder and EMT, I have had extensive contact with people possibly suffering from COVID-19 and have received daily briefings from our local Incident Command System. That will give me a deeper insight on how to safely get our judicial system running again." said Steven Denny, Appointed Chairmember
The State Bar of Texas Jury Service Committee was established in 1986 to concern itself with improving the manner in which jurors are treated within the judicial process, including compensation;
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