A graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa Alabama Mr. Weathers was admitted to the Alabama Bar in May 1989. His legal experience has spanned several disciplines including criminal law, family law, estate litigation, intellectual property, and as a general practitioner. However, since graduating from law school, he has practiced primarily in Criminal Law as an Assistant District Attorney for six years and as a defense attorney since that time. Mr. Weathers has tried in excess of 100 felony jury trials and many misdemeanor and juvenile trials. Serving as a prosecutor Mr. Weathers worked tirelessly to protect victims of crime and punish the offender. He received advanced training as a prosecutor at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois, and at the National Advocacy Center, Columbia, South Carolina.
Following his service as a prosecutor, Mr. Weathers went into private practice and devoted himself to the effective representation of citizens accused of criminal offenses and general practice. He has taught at the college level classes in Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence and Civil Procedure. Mr. Weathers was the supervising trial attorney for a large Fort Worth criminal defense firm. His duties included supervising five attorneys and managing the firm's trials in all felony and misdemeanor courts in Tarrant, Dallas, Johnson, Parker, Denton, and Wise Counties. In 2007 Mr. Weathers opened his office in Keller, Texas for the representation of citizens accused of criminal offenses. Mr. Weathers is committed to providing superior professional legal representation to clients in need of legal services and to treat the client with respect and professional courtesy.
Mr. Weathers currently limits his practice solely to criminal defense matters.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1990
District of Columbia, 1991
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2006
Texas State Bar
Alabama State Bar
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
J.D. - University of Alabama School of Law, 1988
B.S. - Spring Hill College, 1985