A member of the University's Academy of Distinguished Teachers, Steve Goode teaches Evidence, Criminal Law, and Professional Responsibility. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1998 to 2006 and as Dean ad interim in 2006. He is the recipient of the Massey Teaching Excellence Award for 2013-14.
Goode is the author of several books on the law of evidence and served as a reporter to the committees that drafted the Texas rules of evidence. He is currently serves on both the Court of Criminal Appeals' Rules Advisory Committee and the State Bar Advisory Committee on the Rules of Evidence. He lectures on evidence extensively throughout the state, and teaches frequently at the College of Advanced Judicial Studies of the Texas Center for the Judiciary. He is a Life Fellow of Texas Bar Foundation.
A graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School, Goode practiced law with the Children's Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. before joining the Texas faculty in 1977.
2011 – 2011
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Reporter for Local Court Civil Rules Revision Committee of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas
July 15, 2011
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Summer Seminar
“A Geyser of Objections”
Texas Access to Justice Commission Evidence
Conducted training sessions on hearsay and impeachment at the Texas Access to Justice Commission Evidence Seminar.