C. Alfred Mackenzie,

Texas Appellate Attorney

C. Alfred Mackenzie

C. Alfred Mackenzie was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1991. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has briefed and argued numerous cases in federal and state trial courts throughout Texas. Alfred also has extensive experience representing clients in appellate matters before the Texas Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, and the Texas Courts of Appeals in Amarillo, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Waco.

EDUCATION

 

University of Glasgow, Master of Laws

 

Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctor

 

Baylor University Graduate School, Master of Arts

 

Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts

 

EXPERIENCE

 

C. Alfred Mackenzie, Texas Appellate Attorney: 2010 - Present

 

Haley & Olson, P.C.: 1994 - 2010

 

Tenth Court of Appeals, Briefing and Research Attorney: 1991 - 1994

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

Texas Board of Law Examiners, Board Member: 2015 - Present


Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow: 2010 - Present

 

Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law: 1996 - Present

 

Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member: 1994 - Present

 

Texas Board of Legal Specialization,

     Civil Appellate Law Advisory Commission: 1999 - 2005

 

State Bar of Texas, Appellate Section Council: 2001 - 2004

 

The Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court

     Secretary/Treasurer: 2000 - 2002

 

Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association

     President: 2000 - 2001

 

Texas Board of Law Examiners, Grader: 1996 - 1999

 

TEACHING AND WRITING ACTIVITIES

 

Adjunct Lecturer, Baylor University, Honors College: 2013 - Present.


Adjunct Lecturer of Law, Baylor University School of Law, Legal Writing: 1992 - 1993; Federal Courts: 2000; Appellate Procedure: 2004 - 2009.

 

"Fifth Circuit Update," 19th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, Texas Bar CLE, September 2005 (author and speaker).

 

"Civil Appeals to the Courts of Appeals," The Advocate, Vol. 29, Winter 2004 (author).

 

"Ethics Seminar," The State Bar of Texas Litigation Section and Baylor University School of Law, December 2004 (seminar leader).

 

"Proportionate Responsibility and Designation of Responsible Third Parties Under House Bill 4," The Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court, November 2003 (author and speaker).

 

"The Appellate Roadshow," State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, June 2003 (Waco panel moderator).

 

"Charitable Immunity and Liability," Clergy and the Law Seminar, Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, March 2002 (speaker).

 

"Vicarious Liability for the Acts of an Independent Contractor," The Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court, January 2002 (panel moderator).

 

"Preservation of Error in Federal Court," Nuts and Bolts of Appellate Practice, Texas Bar CLE, September 2001 (author and speaker).

 

"Summary Judgments and Appeals in Federal Court," Federal Court Practice Seminar, Federal Bar Association (Waco Chapter), April 2001 (author and speaker).

 

"Employment Law Litigation in Federal Court," Federal Court Practice Seminar, Federal Bar Association (Waco Chapter), April 1999 (author and speaker).

 

"1999 Legislative Update," The Appellate Advocate, Vol. XII, No. 4, September 1999 (author).

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

 

First Baptist Church, Waco, Texas, Active Member, Past Deacon Chair, Past Trustee Chair, and Teacher.

 

Boy Scout Troop 497, Troop Committee Chair: 2010 - 2011.

 

Cub Scout Pack 497, Den Leader and Pinewood Derby Chair: 2004 - 2006.

 

Leadership Waco Class of 1998

     Curriculum Committee

     Board of Directors of the Alumni Association: 1998 - 2001

 

SELECTED AWARDS

 

Super Lawyers Business Edition: 2011 - 2015.

 

Texas Super Lawyer: 2009 - 2015.

 

Recognized as Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association: 1999.