Gerald "Gerry" H. Goldstein is a nationally recognized criminal defense attorney who represents clients in state and federal courts. He is a partner at Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley, located in San Antonio's Tower Life Building.
Since 1968, Gerry Goldstein has fought for clients in complex criminal cases and has served as a strong advocate for constitutional rights. His congressional testimony during the House Waco hearings in 1996 has been credited with playing a major role in changing the suppression of citizen’s rights in America.
Gerry Goldstein is heavily involved in the legal community and continues to share his knowledge in lectures across the country on topics ranging from search and seizure to the ongoing drug war. Goldstein has also taught an annual Advanced Criminal Procedure course at St. Mary's University School of Law, his alma mater, since 1998.
Gerry Goldstein served as president of the National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association from 1994-1995, having served previously as president of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association from 1992-1993. In 1991, he was the recipient of the NACDL's Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award. In 2002, Goldstein received the high honor of induction into the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Hall of Fame.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!