Police and Qualified Immunity
Official Invitation to attend our panel on October 25th
Join us on October 25th from 5:30-7:45pm
Tuesday, Oct. 25th, 5:30-7:45pm
13522 West Airport Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX
Tickets: $5 for non HSSH Debate members
Light refreshments will be provided with a small donation requested
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
Attorney Shawn McDonald
Lieutenant Chris Thompson
Chris Thompson is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a BS in Criminal Justice. Chris attended The University of Texas-Austin police Academy and began his law enforcement career in Galveston, TX. He moved to Sugar Land in 1995 when hired by the Sugar Land Police Department. Officer Thompson moved to different positions throughout the department over the years, and has been a street Officer, Narcotics Investigator, Detective, Sergeant supervisor over training and patrol, and is now a Lieutenant over the patrol division. He has served the agency on the SWAT team, as well as the Special Response Team and the Critical Incident Stress Management Team. Lt. Thompson has obtained an MBA from the University of Houston-Victoria as well as a second Master’s Degree in Leadership and Management from Sam Houston State University. He is also a graduate of The Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy 263 and the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas.
Judge David Newell
Judge Newell was elected to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in 2014. Prior to that, he worked for the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office and was as an appellate prosecutor in the Fort Bend County Harris County District Attorney's Offices. His legal analysis has been published in the legal columns “The Texas Prosecutor, and “As the Judges Saw It”. Judge Newell has served on the planning committee for the Advanced Criminal Law Course for the State Bar of Texas and presented at the Texas Conference on Criminal Appeals, for the TDCAA Criminal and Civil Law Update, and taught the Texas State Bar's Advanced Criminal Law Course. Judge Newell is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both criminal law and criminal appellate law, licensed by the State Bar of Texas and admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.