About Rafe Foreman

Professor S. Rafe Foreman has been training lawyers and future lawyers for almost his entire career. He has continued to practice as a trial lawyer for over 31 years. He has extensive experience practicing law: criminal defense, trial specialist, plaintiff’s personal injury, malpractice, civil rights, employment, discrimination, wrongful death, excessive force.

He also serves as an expert witness in various aspects of the law. Rafe has tried cases all over America and has trained lawyers in various places around the world. He is completing his book on Voir Dire called Communication Energy: Decoding Voir Dire. Rafe is a trial master in his field of trial advocacy. He is back to the full time practice of law and trying cases. Rafe likes the Barrister role and is a strong advocate for his clients.


  • Consulting Expert Witness for the Queen’s Constibilary of Investigation regarding all in custody deaths in the United Kingdom. 2016-2019

Bar Admission

United States Supreme Court

United States Federal Courts of Appeal

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth & Tenth Circuits

United States Federal District Courts

  • Northern, Western, Eastern & Southern Districts of Texas
  • Western District of Missouri
  • Western District of Oklahoma
  • All Federal Courts in the State of New Mexico
  • All Federal District Courts in the State of Colorado

Texas, December 16, 1988 – Bar #7255200

  • 1994-Board Certified – Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

New Mexico, April 29, 1989 – Bar #4161

Oklahoma, September 8, 1997 – Bar #17735

Missouri, July 16, 2014, Bar #66811

Mediation/Arbitration Certification

  • Level I & II training completed February 1992, May 1993


Texas A&M University

B.S. (cum laude) – Agricultural Education – May 1985

Dean’s List – 4 semesters

Distinguished Student in Academics – 6 semesters

President’s Academic List – 4.0 with 23 hours

Alpha Zeta – Agricultural Honor Society

Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges

Student Government

Ghost Speech Writer – Chancellor Arthur Hansen – TAMU

Buck Weirus Spirit Award

Texas Tech University School of Law

Doctorate of Jurisprudence Degree – May 1988 – Board of Barristers

Regional Co-Chairman 1988 Regional Client Counseling Competition

Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity – Chief Justice

Moot Court Championship Team, Oralist

Best Oralist (8 rounds) Advanced Mock Trial Competition

Quarter Finalist (3 semesters) Advanced Mock Trial Competition

Advanced Client Counseling Competition

Mock Trial Team

Student Bar Association

National Psychodrama Training Center – over 1350 hours supervised training in personal and group psychotherapy including personal psychodrama and group sociodrama; 2002- to present

Bridging Harts – psychodrama training – 300 hours supervised training in personal and group psychotherapy including personal psychodrama and group sociodrama; 2007-present

Zerka T. Moreno — training in personal psychodrama; Oct 2009

Fielding University

Studies of Psychology (4.0 GPA)

Masters courses in psychology – 2007