Christopher N. Hoover

Christopher N. Hoover

P.O. Box 941782
Plano, TX 75094

Phone: 214-521-2277


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About Christopher N. Hoover

2001 Summer Session Graduate Mr. Hoover was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1956. He moved to Dallas in 1966 and graduated from Cistercian Preparatory School in 1974. Mr. Hoover received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 1981 from the University of Mississippi. In addition to his history degree, Mr. Hoover also completed pre-med studies in Chemistry and Biology although not receiving degrees for these studies. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1985 also from the University of Mississippi. He was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 1986. Since graduating from law school, Mr. Hoover has operated his own law office, Christopher N. Hoover, P.C., with emphasis in Criminal Defense. He has concentrated his practice across the North Texas area in Dallas, Collin, Denton and Tarrant counties. Since 1990 he has focused his educational endeavors and practice in defense of persons accused of Driving While Intoxicated and other alcohol related offenses. Beginning 1998, he restricted his practice exclusively to these types of cases. Memberships Founding Member, National College of DUI Defense National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association College of the State Bar of Texas Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association * Board of Directors 2000 Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association * Past Member of the Board of Directors Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association * Past Member of the Board of Directors & Past President 1997 Bar Admissions Supreme Court of the United States of America United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Texas United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, New Orleans, Louisiana Texas Supreme Court Advanced Professional Educational Achievements National College of DUI Defense, Advanced DWI Training & Education; 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999; Harvard Law School, Boston This is the most advanced DWI practice course offered to attorneys. It consists of a given factual scenario and each attorney is required to prepare the case for trial. Upon arrival, lectures are given on each area of trial preparation and presentation by the nations leading DWI defense attorneys. The class is then broken into smaller groups in which each student demonstrates his ability and understanding of the lecture topic. After each demonstration, the student is critiqued by a three member panel again composed of the best DWI defense attorneys in the United States. In addition to the legal training, extensive training is given in the areas of science involved with professional DWI defense. Attendees work closely in groups with scientists who explain the most advanced developments in chemical breath testing using the same scientific instruments employed in their home jurisdictions. Certified Field Sobriety Instructor, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration This course is based upon the scientific study conducted by the Southern California Research Institute for DWI Detection and Field Sobriety Exercises.

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