Attorney Sidney C. Williams was an Endowed Presidential Scholar at The University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Government and an emphasis in African American / Multi-Cultural Studies. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence as an Endowed Heaman Sweatt Scholar from The University of Texas School of Law in 2003. During his law school term, he served as a summer associate with Locke, Lidell, and Sapp LLP, handling civil defense claims in the civil litigation department. Additionally, Sidney worked in the Law Offices of Judge Joel B. Bennett, the Drug Court Judge for Travis County, where he received first-hand experience with the multifaceted issues of substance abuse, rehabilitation, and social constructs in the Travis County Criminal Justice System.
Sidney completed both the Juvenile Justice Clinic and the Criminal Justice Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law. He has been a member of the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Association, where he has served as both president and a member of the board of directors. Additionally, he was appointed as a subcommittee member on the Justice and Planning Committee for the City of Austin, completing justice evaluations and recommendations. Sidney is also a member of the board of directors for the Capital Area Private Defender's Service, a non-profit that supervises and establishes standards for private attorneys appointed to indigent defendants in the Travis County Criminal Justice System.
Ms. Camellia Athena Loughlin began with our office in January of 2018 as the Office Administrator and Paralegal. Ms. Loughlin has over 10 years of experience in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, and Family Law. Ms. Loughlin received a certification from the Professional Careers Institute in Paralegal/ Legal Secretary Studies while serving as a volunteer intern at Attorney Bobby Young’s Law Office.
Subsequently, Ms. Loughlin’s experience has ranged from team lead in the debt collection sector of The Law Office of Richard Clark to a supervisory role as a chief paralegal at The Law Office of Ricardo Maldonado. Ms. Loughlin continues to quench her thirst for knowledge in the criminal law and personal injury sectors by attending continuing legal education opportunities offered through the State Bar and the local criminal defense and personal injury associations.