Tough Former Prosecutors

40+ Years Trial Experience

Kenneth P. Mingledorff

Kenneth P. Mingledorff

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • DUI / DWI
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Biography

Former General Counsel to the late United States Senator Paula Hawkins. Served as Chief Prosecutor in the Harris County District Attorney's Office and handled thousands of criminal cases in district, county and juvenile courts. Appointed to serve as Special Judge in Harris County Criminal Courts at law, by the Harris County Commissioners. Received National Recognition by winning a National Award in Burkan Memorial Competition and recognized for Academic Excellence. One of the chief architects of the missing children legislation when serving as a United States Senate Staff Member. Cited for Academic Excellence by United States Senator Lloyd Bentsen in 1979. Cited for Academic Excellence by United States Senator John Tower in 1979. Cited for Academic Excellence by United States Senator Bill Archer in 1980.

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S.

Bar Admission

  • Texas
  • Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Published Works

  • Treatise on First Amendment, American Society Composers Authors, 1976

Honors

  • Boss of the Year: Houston Association of Legal Secretaries, 1986
  • Treatise on First Amendment: American Society of Composers Authors, 1979
  • National Award in Burkan Memorial Competition and recognized for Academic Excellence
  • Cited for Academic Excellence by United States Senator Lloyd Bentsen in 1979
  • Cited for Academic Excellence by United States Senator John Tower in 1979
  • Cited for Academic Excellence by United States Senator Bill Archer in 1980

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor Criminal Law, Houston Area Legal Secretaries/Assistant, 1986 to 2001
  • Instructor Civil Law, Houston Area Legal Secretaries/Assistant, 1986 to 2001

Pro-Bono Activities

  • United Methodist Church International Missions, 1980 to Present
  • Houston Area Legal Services, 1984 to Present

Past Positions

  • United States Senate, Chief of Staff & Legal Counsel, 1980 to 1982
  • Harris County District Attorney's Office, Chief Prosecutor, 1982 to 1984

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Delta Chi

Professional Associations

  • Harris County, Texas Criminal Court, Special Judge, 1990 to Present
  • Harris County District Attorney's Office, Chief Prosecutor, 1982 to 1984

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner