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
“Alienation – Analyzing/Reassessing the Problem and Solutions”, Advanced Family Law Course, 2017
“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.
Director, Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (2006 – Present)
Member, State Bar of Texas;
Member, Collaborative Divorce 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 1999-2011 (President, 2004-2005; Officer 2002-2004; Director 2000-2002)
Member, Family Law Section Denton County Bar Association (Chair, 2003-2004)