Attorney Robert Pate Earns Exclusive Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation

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Robert “RC” Pate, founder of The Law Office of RC Pate, was recently designated as an ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist.

Robert Carroll Pate

Retaining this highly specialized knowledge will help me exponentially in representing my clients.

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RC Pate has joined the prestigious group, as one of only thirty-three ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientists in the world, and only eight in Texas. “I am deeply honored by this designation. This is an education that will help my clients,” said RC Pate.

With more than 161,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. The ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist, as recognized by the Chemistry and the Law (CHAL) Division of the ACS, uses validated and legitimate science for the benefit of justice, and studies the science and applies it legitimately in the courtroom. These elite lawyers also expose invalid or non-validated science and use valid science in the courtroom.

To earn the ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation, lawyers have to take four classes to qualify to take the test. They also have to prove they are in good standing with the bar. The ACS Education Committee has approved all the courses, which includes Forensic Chromatography, Forensic Drug Analysis and Forensic Principles of DUID.

“These classes are very educational, and come in handy when dealing with blood alcohol content levels,” said Pate, a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association who focuses on DWI cases. “Retaining this highly specialized knowledge will help me exponentially in representing my clients.”

About Robert “RC” Pate
Criminal defense lawyer Robert “RC” Pate has been called on by some of the biggest lawyers in central Texas to assist in serious DWI cases. The Law Office of RC Pate, which mainly focuses on DWI, also handles all criminal matters. For more information, please call (210) 718-0271. The law office is located at 321 S. Flores Street, San Antonio, TX 78204.

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