Criminology Lecture Series Kicks Off Tuesday

The Criminology Program at UT Dallas is proud to announce the first in a series of lectures featuring nationally renowned experts in the field of criminology. Jerry Watson, Chief Legal Officer to Allegheny Casualty, International Fidelity and Associated Bond (AIA) will be the first lecture in the series. His lecture will be titled: “Commercial Bail Bonding and its Place in our Criminal Justice System”.

Watson will speak Tuesday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 1.118 of the Jindal School of Management.

Students who attend the lecture will be able to meet a longtime attorney who has extensive experience working with regulatory and legislative organizations as well as educating other attorneys about commercial bail bonds.

In addition to serving as Chief Legal Officer to AIA, Watson is Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel for Bail at International Fidelity Insurance Company (IFIC). Before working at these companies, he has also served as legal counsel to the American Bail Coalition and has published works on behalf of the American Bar Association.