Clint is Board Certified in Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization—a designation held by only 131 lawyers in all of Texas.
Clint Morgan is a career prosecutor who is running as a Republican for Place 5 of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in 2022.
Since becoming a prosecutor, Clint has been lead counsel for nearly 300 appeals, conducted 39 oral arguments, and helped with too many trials to keep count. He has played significant roles in some of the most high profile cases in Harris County. Clint has written more briefs than any other Harris County prosecutor in the last decade.
Over his career he has had more cases in the Court of Criminal Appeals than almost any other prosecutor in Texas, and has a 10-2 record in those cases.
Here are links to some of his oral arguments:
An appeal from a murder conviction, and the second most viewed argument on any Texas appellate court’s YouTube page
An appeal relating to a trial court’s discretion to increase a defendant’s bail
An appeal challenging a police officer’s actions, where Clint successfully argued the Court of Criminal Appeals should dismiss the case
Since 2016 Clint has been a regular columnist for the Texas District and County Attorneys Association journal, The Prosecutor. In these columns, dubbed “As the Judges Saw It,” he has explained important opinions from the Court of Criminal Appeals, giving readers historical context and predicting the future impact of these cases.
Most of Clint’s professional writings are available online. Here are links to some of his articles for The Prosecutor: