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Austin Event

The NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice (NFCJ) and the  Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute (TCDLEI) were pleased to join forces for an evening of fun, camaraderie, and entertainment while raising money for these two organizations.


We were pleased to honor:

Mike Ware

The Innocence Project of Texas


Jason Hernandez

Formerly incarcerated individual, advocate and community leader


You can view a video of the presentation for Jason below: 



The event was held on Friday, February 25, 2022 at the beautiful home of Stacey and Joel Hock. 

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Lead Sponsor

Cynthia Hujar Orr

Advocates of Change

Nellie L. King

Michael and Michelle Minns

Justin Rosas

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Featured Products

Todd S. Pugh, Jonathan M. Brayman, Breen & Pugh, Chicago, Ill


Sam Bassett

Andy Birrell

Nina J. Ginsberg

Stephen Ross Johnson

Wayne A Reaud


Brock M. Benjamin

Stephanie Crissman

Michael P. Heiskell

Gerry Morris

Carmen Roe

John Stephen Toland

Amber Lyn Vazquez

Christopher A. Wellborn