U.S. Army captain, Air Corps, 1942-1947
Private practice, Longview, Texas, 1951-1953
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1953-1959
Private practice, Tyler, Texas, 1959-1970
Republican candidate for governor, Texas, 1960
Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Texas, 1962
Chairman, Republican Party of Texas, 1969-1970
As you will see on our site, the school has a diverse and highly talented faculty whose members are dedicated to teaching. Not only do they hold outstanding academic credentials, but virtually all of them also have had practical experience before entering their teaching careers. Consequently, they provide the invaluable link between the theory of classroom instruction and the reality of legal practice. The Dedman School of Law enjoys a national and international reputation, with its graduates practicing in every state of the Union and in many foreign countries.