Family Law, Collaborative Law, Divorce
Baylor University School of Law, J.D. 1999
American University, B.A. 1996
Board Certified Family Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2004
“Mock Trial: Testimony and Examination Issues with Mental Health Professionals”, AFCC 52nd Annual Conference: Children in the Court System: Different Doors, Different Responses, Different Outcomes, 2015
AUTHOR AND LECTURER:
“So You’ve Been Appointed to Represent a Child – What’s Next?”, Tarrant County Summer Bar Seminar, 2005
“Waiver Divorce”, Denton County Practice Skills Course, 2003.
CO-AUTHOR AND LECTURER:
“Case Autopsy”, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Spring Conference, 2007
“Rebutting the JMC Presumption – Child Preferences”, Advanced Family Law Course, 2003.
“Meeting YOUR Interests: Collaborative Law and Other Methods of Dispute Resolution”, for Denton County Collaborative Professionals, Inc., 2009;
“Rights and Duties of Parents, Grandparents, and Non-Parents,” Advanced Family Law Course, 2002;
“State Retirement: Dividing and Surviving Under the Government Code,” Advanced Family Law Course, 2001.
Member, State Bar of Texas;
Member, Denton County Collaborative Law Professionals, Inc. (President, 2014-2015)
Denton County Bar Association (President, 2009-10; Officer 2005-2009; Director 2002 – 2005)
Member, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Member, Texas Young Lawyer’s Association; 1999-2011
Member, Greater Denton County Young Lawyer’s Association (President, 2004-2005; Officer 2002-2004; Director 2000-2002)
Member, Family Law Section Denton County Bar Association (Chair, 2003-2004)