Alan J. Golden Esq.

Alan J. Golden Esq.

Location:
Shreveport, Louisiana
Phone:
318-716-7305
Fax:
318-221-5283
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Major criminal defense with an emphasis in Sex Crimes

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1985
  • Louisiana, 1984

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 1983
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1979
    • Major: Chemistry

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Criminal Appointments for Court Appointed Civil Lawyers” , Shreveport Bar Association; Shreveport, Louisiana, May 23, 2016 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation by Alan Golden and Mark Vigen, PhD, “Courts Martial – Presenting the Defense of Alcohol Induced Amnesia” , Centenary College – Forensic Psychology Class; Shreveport, Louisiana, April 20, 2016 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Criminal Appointments for Civil Practice Attorneys” , Shreveport Bar Association; Shreveport, Louisiana, October 15, 2015 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Defending Date Rape Accusations”, Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Natchitoches, Louisiana, November 5, 2014 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Professionalism;” Juvenile Witnesses and Sex Crime Accusations, Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Monroe, Louisiana, June 10, 2011 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Criminal Law & Procedure” Recent Developments by the Judiciary, Shreveport Bar Association, Shreveport, Louisiana, October 8, 2009 - Present
  • Lecture: “Defending Clients Charged with Sex Abuse”, Criminal Defense Bar Association of Northwest Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana, August 27, 2009 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Litigating the Issues of Lustful Disposition Evidence under La. C.E. Art. 412.2,” 2009 - Fundamentals of Defense of Sex Offenses, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc. Marksville, Louisiana, September 11, 2009 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Capital Voir Dire”, Death Penalty Certification Seminar, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc. Marksville, Louisiana, July 18, 2008 - Present
  • Lecture, Materials and Power Point Presentation: “Motions Practice,” Fundamentals of Criminal Practice, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc. Marksville, Louisiana, August 3, 2007 - Present
  • Lecture and Materials: “Jury Selection in Death Penalty Work;” “Motions Practice in a Capital Trial” , 2006 - Death Penalty Certification Seminar, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc. Marksville, Louisiana, July 15, 2006 - Present
  • Lecture: “The Defense Perspective”, Multidisciplinary Training Workshop; Gingerbread House & Bossier/Caddo Children’s Advocacy Center, Bossier City, Louisiana, 2004 - Present
  • Lecture and Materials: “Effective Voir Dire Made Simple”, 2003 - Criminal Litigation Seminar, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc., Lafayette Louisiana, November 21, 2003 - Present
  • Lecture and Materials: “The Public Defender as a Lawyer-The Obligation of Counsel;” and “The Client’s File-Organizing and Maintaining Client Files”, Fundamentals of Criminal Practice Seminar, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc.; Alexandria Louisiana, August 8, 2003 - Present
  • Lecture and Materials: “Defending False Claims of Sex Abuse”, 2000 - Nuts and Bolts Seminar, Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Alexandria, Louisiana, June 23, 2000 - Present
  • Lecture and Materials: “Defending False Claims of Sex Abuse”, 2000 - Criminal Litigation Seminar, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc., Lafayette Louisiana, October 17, 2000 - Present
  • Lecture: “Law office Administration”, 1999 - Criminal Litigation Seminar, Louisiana Public Defender’s Assoc., Lafayette Louisiana, November 19, 1999 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Harry V. Booth - Henry A. Politz American Inns of Court, Master of the Bench, 2009 - 2016
  • Served on the Caddo Parish Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 2008 - 2015
  • Attorney Panel Selection Committee for the U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, Shreveport Division, Member, 2003 - Present
  • Louisiana Public Defender's Association, Board of Directors, 1998 - 2010
  • Louisiana Justice Coalition, President, 2006 - 2008
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1998 - 2005

Past Employment Positions

  • District Public Defender Office - First Judicial District, Caddo Parish, Shreveport, Louisiana, Chief Counsel, 1998 - 2015
  • Caddo Parish Public Defender's Office, Shreveport, Louisiana, Staff Attorney, 1991 - 1998
  • Garrett, Ryland & Nunnally, Associate, 1988 - 1991
  • Grant Parish District Attorney's Office, Colfax, Louisiana, Associate District Attorney, 1986 - 1988
  • Thirty-fifth Judicial District Court, Hon. B.G. Lutes, Colfax, Louisiana, Law Clerk, 1985 - 1986