Attorney Profiles

John A Convery

  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the
    Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Federal and State Criminal Law (TX)
  • Texas Super Lawyer (2003-Present)
    Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America (2007-present)
    Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers Scene in SA (2004-present)
    Scene in SA
  • Life Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Super Fellow Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Past President San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Former State and Federal Prosecutor

Julie K Hasdorff

  • Former Military Judge (COL USAR Ret.)
  • Former Adjunct Professor Criminal Law – The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
  • Master Military Justice Practitioner (SI4)
  • Federal and State (TX) Criminal Law
  • Texas Family Law
    • Military Clientele/Military/QDRO's
  • Past Chair Military Law Section, State Bar of Texas (now known as the Military and Veterans Law Section of the State Bar of Texas)
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John A Convery

John A Convery

John A. Convery is a partner in the San Antonio firm Hasdorff & Convery, P.C., and a graduate of The Catholic University of America (1979), and St. Mary's University School of Law (JD 1983).

Mr. Convery is a specialist in criminal law, board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, representing individuals and business entities at trial and on appeal in federal, military, and state courts in Texas and elsewhere. He was an associate lawyer with Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley in San Antonio, and with Alter & Cohen in Frankfurt, Germany, defending active duty military personnel as civilian counsel in courts-martial and administrative hearings throughout Europe.

Active in Bar and professional activities, Mr. Convery has in the past served as a Council Member of the Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association (ABA),  and as a member of the ABA President's Immigration Coordinating Committee. He has served as Secretary of the San Antonio Bar Association, and Chair of the SABA Criminal Law and Procedure Committee and was recently presented with a SABA "President's Award", for outstanding service over several years as Course Director for the Judge A.A. Semaan Criminal Law Institute.

As Criminal Justice Act Panel Representative for the federal courts of the 5th Circuit, and Western District of Texas, Mr. Convery is a member of the Defense Service Advisory Group of The Administrative Office of U.S. Courts. John is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), a past member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) Board of Directors, and a past president of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association SACDLA). A frequent CLE author and speaker at seminars for national, state, and local lawyer associations, he has been included in the list of criminal law Best Lawyers in America/U.S. News Media Group, as well as "Texas Super Lawyers" [2003 to present] published by Texas Monthly Magazine/Law & Politics.