Ed is a partner at the law firm of Mallett Saper Berg, LLP, in Houston. Ed served for three years on the NORML Board of Directors and is a Life Member of the NORML Legal Committee. He is a Past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association. He is a member of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers and on the faculty at the National Criminal Defense College. He was an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law School for 10 years, teaching seminars on criminal trials. His state and federal cases include successful verdicts in trials for capital murder, drug and white collar crimes. He has reversed trial courts in more than 25 state and federal appeals. He has successfully tried and appealed a criminal asset forfeiture case.