Bob Gill

Co Founder

State Bar of Texas, Member, 1981 - Present
Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow, 2013 – Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Former Member
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    FORT WORTH, TX 76102
 
 

Bob Gill is recognized by his peers as one of the pre-eminent criminal law attorneys in North Texas.

He is a retired state criminal district court judge who has devoted his entire thirty-four year legal career to the practice of criminal law. In addition to nearly 15 years on the bench, Bob served over 17 years as an assistant criminal district attorney in Tarrant County, serving from 1981 through 1992 and then from 2008 through 2014.

During his career Bob has been involved in some of the most complicated and high-profile criminal cases in Tarrant and surrounding counties. He successfully tried numerous death penalty cases both as a judge and as a prosecutor, as well as trying cases involving many other types of criminal offenses. As a judge, Bob presided over more than 500 jury trials of felony cases and as a prosecutor handled hundreds more.

In addition to being Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1988, Bob has also written and lectured extensively on criminal law topics.

As a criminal defense attorney Bob is committed to providing effective, quality representation to each and every one of his clients.

Known for extensive knowledge of criminal law, diligent preparation and top-notch courtroom skills, Bob is the right choice for your important case.

  1. Assistant Criminal District Attorney-- Tarrant County 1981-92 and 2008-2014
  2. Private Practice since January 2015
  3. Presiding Judge, 213th Criminal District Court-- Jan. 1993-May 2007
  4. Presiding Judge over Tarrant County Criminal Courts --1997
  5. Local Administrative Judge-- Tarrant County 1997-98 and 2003-4
  6. Board Certified in Criminal Law since 1988
  7. Approved for Death Penalty Cases in 8th Admin. Judicial Region
  1. State Bar of Texas, Member, 1981 - Present
  2. Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  3. Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow, 2013 – Present
  4. Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  5. Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Former Member
  1. Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, Current Trends in Forensic Science (2015)
  2. Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Capital Seminar (May 2015)
  3. Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office Grand Rounds, Digital Forensics (April 2015)
  4. Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Digital Forensics (March 2015)
  5. Tarrant County Young Lawyers When Lawyers Run For Office: Ethical Considerations of Political Campaigns (2013)
  6. The Center For American And International Law Capital and Non-Capital Training For The Prosecution (2013)
  7. The Center For American And International Law Emerging Trends in Capital Trial Prosecution (2012)
  8. Louisiana District Attorneys Association, Electronic Discovery (2012)
  9. State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course (2011)
  10. Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association Video Evidence Symposium and Training Conference (2011)
  11. The Center For American And International Law Actual Innocence: Establishing Innocence or Guilt (2010)
  12. Course Director—State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Course, Death Penalty Workshop (2010)
  13. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Sexual Assault Conference (2010)
  14. Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Annual Criminal and Civil Law Update (2010)
  15. State Bar of Texas, Advanced Criminal Law Course (2010)
  16. Tarrant County Bar Association, Ethical Practice of Criminal Law in Tarrant County (2010)
  17. Course Director—State Bar of Texas, Advanced Criminal Law Course, Death Penalty Workshop (2009)
  18. Tarrant County Bar Association, Trial by Movie (2009)
  19. Texas Center for the Judiciary, Capital Murder Seminar (2008)
  20. Texas Center for the Judiciary, College For New Judges (2006)
  21. National Judicial College, Managing the Capital Case in Texas (2006)
  22. Texas Center for the Judiciary, Criminal Justice Conference (2006)
  23. Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Death Penalty Law (2005)
  24. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Rusty Duncan Criminal Law Seminar (2000)
  25. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Attacking Forensic Evidence and Child Abuse Seminar (2001)
  26. Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, Current Trends in Forensic Science (2001)
  27. Criminal Justice Advocacy Institute, Jury Selection (1995)
  28. Leadership Colleyville, The Tarrant County Justice System (1995)
  29. Texas Municipal Courts Training Center, Felony Court Jurisdiction (1993)
  30. State Bar of Texas, Sex Drugs and DNA: Use and Abuse of Scientific Evidence (1991)
  31. Juvenile Justice Seminar, Gangs Update (1991)
  32. State Bar of Texas, Advanced Criminal Law Course (1990)
  33. State of Oklahoma District Attorneys Council, DNA Fingerprinting (1990)
  34. State Bar of Texas, Practice Skills Course (1989)
  35. Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Prosecutor Trial Skills Course (1988-92)
  1. Texas Criminal Lawyers Handbook – James Publishing (Updated annually)
  2. Texas Criminal Forms – James Publishing (Updated annually)
  3. Interview Rooms: Design for Safety and Utility—The Police Chief, The Professional Voice of Law Enforcement, November 2013, International Association of Chiefs of Police
  4. DNA Testing Handbook For Prosecutors – Texas District and County Attorneys Association – 1990
  5. Preparing A Case For Trial—Texas Prosecutor’s DWI Trial Manual (1989)