Prior to joining the Cogdell Law Firm, Dennis spent two years as a law clerk for a United States District Judge. In his clerkship, Dennis assisted the Court research and draft opinions and orders at almost every stage of the criminal process. He also helped the Court handle a high volume of criminal jury trials ranging from fraud, drug trafficking, immigration, and firearms offenses.
Dennis is an associate attorney at the Cogdell Law Firm. He has helped defend the firm’s clients in a variety of federal criminal matters, including allegations of mail fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, healthcare fraud, environmental crimes, and drug crimes. He has also successfully represented clients on appeal, winning reversals of convictions and restitution orders. In 2012, The Texas Lawyer recognized Dennis as the “Appellate Lawyer of the Week” for his outstanding advocacy in a case in the 14th Court of Appeals.
Associate, Cogdell Law Firm, PLLC
Sept. 2010 – Present
Law Clerk, U.S. District Judge Robert Junell
Aug. 2008 – Aug. 2010
J.D., Loyola New Orleans College of Law, cum laude
B.A., Rider University, cum laude