Mike Golden

Mike Golden

  • Lecturer
  • Director of Advocacy and Lecturer

Faculty Profile: Mike Golden

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Mike Golden is a lecturer and the Director of Advocacy at the University of Texas School of Law. Professor Golden practiced as a trial lawyer for 20 years in Austin before joining the faculty full time in 2022.

He began his time in private practice with Vinson & Elkins, where he worked as an employment litigation associate before founding the law firm of Boulette & Golden, now known as Boulette Golden & Marin. He has extensive experience in civil trial and appeals, mediation, and arbitration, as well as litigating before administrative agencies. Professor Golden also served as an adjunct professor at Texas Law from 2004 to 2022 teaching courses such as Trial Advocacy Survey, ADR, and Advocacy Outside the Courtroom. He heads the John L. Hill Trial Advocacy Center; teaches courses in trial advocacy and Texas Civil Procedure; and serves as the faculty sponsor for Texas Law’s interscholastic mock trial and moot court programs, as well as the Board of Advocates.

Professor Golden received a B.A. from Georgetown University in 1998 and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 2001. While at Texas Law, he was a mock trial national champion, a Chancellor, a member of the Order of Barristers, and a member of the Texas Law Review.

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February 3, 2023


Austin Bar Association Ultimate Trial Notebook

Served as panelist for discussion, "Technology to Consider for Your Upcoming Trial"


August 3, 2022

Instructor, Advocacy in Immigration Matters

National Institute of Trial Advocacy

Served as an instructor for NITA's annual Advocacy in Immigration Matters conference, teaching trial advocacy tecniques to practicing immigration lawyers.

June 3, 2022

Panelist, "COVID and Jury Trials (Live and Virtual)"

Austin Bar Association Bench Bar Conference