Samuel Bassett

Samuel Bassett

Minton, Burton, Bassett and Collins
  • Criminal Law, Family Law
  • Texas
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Summary

Sam has extensive trial experience in criminal and family law courts throughout Texas.
Sam is licensed in State and Federal court. Sam was appointed by the Governor of Texas to the Texas Forensic Science Commission in 2005, where he served as its Presiding Officer until September, 2009. Sam frequently teaches trial advocacy at continuing education events for attorneys. He also served on the State Bar of Texas Grievance Panel for District 9 from 2004 until 2010, when his term expired as Chair of the Panel. Sam presently serves as Vice President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Minton, Burton, Bassett and Collins
Current
Partner
Allison & Bassett, L.L.P.
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Partner
Allison, Yeager & Bassett, L.L.P.
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Associate
White & Allison, P.C.
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Education
The University of Texas School of Law
J.D.
Honors: - Achievement Award, Highest Course Grade: Federal Criminal Procedure I - Achievement Award, Highest Course Grade: Texas Criminal Procedure II
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The University of Texas School of Law
B.A.
Honors: - With High Honors - Business Honors Program
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University Of Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Awards
Presidential Award
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Ambassador Award
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly Magazine
Professional Associations
Austin Bar Association
Member
Current
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Travis County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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Williamson County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Travis County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
Member
Current
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Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
Charter Member
Current
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National College of DUI Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
Board of Directors
- Current
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Texas State Bar # 01894100
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas Foundation
Fellow
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State Bar of Texas District 9A Grievance Panel
Panel Chair
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Texas Forensic Science Commission
Chairman
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Texas Forensic Science Commission
Member
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Austin Bar Association
Board of Directors
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Travis County Bar Association, Criminal Law and Procedure Section
President
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Robert W. Calvert Chapter - American Inns of Court
Member
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Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Austin
Big Brother
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ig Brothers/Big Sisters of Austin
Board of Directors
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Legislative Committee
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Certifications
Criminal Law
Texas State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Minton, Burton, Bassett and Collins
1100 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78701
USA
Telephone: (512) 476-4873