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S. Rafe Foreman

S. Rafe Foreman

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  • Criminal Law, Employment Law, Personal Injury ...
  • Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
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Biography

"S. Rafe Foreman is the 2021 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented each year at the prestigious Educating Advocacy Teachers conference held at Stetson University School of Law.
Rafe, a partner in Hutchison & Foreman PLLC, has been representing people who have been wrongfully accused, discriminated against, and/or physically and emotionally injured, since 1988. He is a trial lawyer, consultant and professor, and he tries cases involving criminal defense, plaintiffs’ personal injury, civil rights, employment, discrimination, wrongful death, excessive force and 1983 actions. Rafe is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of criminal law since 1994. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Missouri and has jury verdicts in each of these states, and has litigated cases in Louisiana, South Dakota, Colorado, California, Washington, Florida and Arizona just to name a few. Susan Hutchison, his law partner, and Rafe have obtained many record setting jury verdicts throughout Texas and the throughout the country. They have had multiple cases pending before the United States Supreme Court. Rafe has been voted as a SUPER LAWYER for many years in Texas. Rafe is both a retired and current law professor. He has been on the Trial Lawyer’s College Faculty for 21 years and remains an adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson Law. Rafe retired from UMKC Law and the Douglas Stripp Endowed Chair in Advocacy after leading them to highest advocacy ranking in the school’s history. Rafe created the only jury selection trial competition in the country known as the Show Me Challenge. He holds an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and a law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. Rafe is passionate about rectifying discrimination and has a few jury trials left in him yet.

Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Texas A&M University - College Station
B.S. (1985) | Agricultural Education
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Honors: Cum laude
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Professional Experience
Partner
Hutchison & Foreman PLLC
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Chair of Advocacy & Distinguished Professor of Law
University of Missouri Kansas City
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Partner
Foreman, Lewis & Hutchison, PLLC
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Communication Energy: Decoding Voir Dire (book)
Wild Lark Publishing
Qualified Immunity: A Legal Fiction That Has Outlived Utility
Ohio Northern University Law Review Vol. 48, P. 504
Speaking Engagements
Sr Faculty and presenter: Trial Lawyers College-Voir Dire Course, Joint TLC and Drexel Law School Thomas Kline Advocacy Center, Philadelphia, PA
Trial Lawyers College.
Presenter from 2/17-20, 2022
Oxford Study Abroad Program, Stetson Law Study Abroad, St Hughes College of Oxford University
Stetson University College of Law
July 26 - August 5, 2022 Speaker and Presenter two week program
Goldman Lecture Series, Ohio Northern School of Law, Ada, Ohio
Ohio Northern School of Law
Delivered the Goldman lecture live and teleconference.
Winning In Voir Dire, Misssouri Bench Bar Conference, Springfield, MO
State Bar of Misssouri
Certifications
Criminal Law
Texas State Bar
Awards
Lifetime Achievement Award
EATS (Advocacy Stetson Law)
Professional Associations
State Bar of Missouri  # 66811
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Oklahoma  # 17735
Member
- Current
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State Bar of New Mexico  # 4161
Member
- Current
Activities: Trial Lawyer in New Mexico since 1989.
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Texas State Bar  # 07255200
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
The Missouri Bar
ID Number: 66811
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New Mexico
State Bar of New Mexico
ID Number: 4161
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Oklahoma
Oklahoma Bar Association
ID Number: 17735
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 07255200
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    $500/hr or flat fee on criminal cases
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    40%
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    MV/Visa
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Employment Law
    Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Rafe Foreman Podcast on Patreon
Website
The Rafe Foreman Podcast
Website
RafeForeman.com
Contact & Map
Hutchison & Foreman PLLC
1312 Texas Ave Suite #101
Lubbock, TX 79401
Telephone: (806) 491-4911
Fax: (806) 491-9911
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: call after hours and weekends forwarded
Hutchison & Foreman PLLC
500 East 4th ST
Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Telephone: (817) 336-5533
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed