Friday, August 12, 2011
Here's some info on him; more can be found at http://www.law.ttu.edu/faculty/bios/benham/.
Professor Benham's teaching and research focus on legal practice and civil procedure, with an emphasis on the integrity of the litigation process and civil judgments. Before joining the faculty at Texas Tech University School of Law, Professor Benham served as a visiting professor at Baylor Law School, teaching appellate advocacy and civil procedure courses.
In addition to his teaching experience, Professor Benham has an array of litigation and appellate experience. Professor Benham began his career in the appellate section of Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, in Dallas, Texas. After beginning his practice in the appellate arena, Professor Benham practiced at an automotive products liability boutique in Dallas, Texas. During this time, he represented clients who had been catastrophically injured by defective automobiles in trial courts around the country.
In recent years, Professor Benham has served as lead appellate counsel, representing clients before state appellate courts while his clients were on appeal or involved in original proceedings. Professor Benham was honored as a Texas Super Lawyer, Rising Star in 2009. Professor Benham is licensed to practice in Texas and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Welcome to the blogging world, Professor Benham!