Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1967
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1965

Honors and Awards

  • Co-Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Dallas Bar Association and Legal Services of North Texas, 1992
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair, Pro Bono, 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair, Client Relations Committee, 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair, Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee, 1999
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Treasurer, Texas Chapter, 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Secretary, Texas Chapter, 1999
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Section, Board of Directors
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Section, Vice-President, Texas Chapter, 2000
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President-Elect, Texas Chapter, 2001
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President, Texas Chapter, 2003
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors, 1984 - 1994
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Family Law Settlement Week Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Secretary, 1990
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer, 1991
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Vice Chair, 1992
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 1993
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Lawyer Referral Service, 1977 - 1978
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Criminal Justice Committee, 1979 - 1980
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Fee Disputes Committee, 1992
  • Dallas Bar Association, Vice-Chair, Pro Bono Services Committee, 1993
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Judicial Investitures Committee, 1994
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1976 - 1979
  • State Bar of Texas, District Six, Member, Grievance Prosecuting Committee, 1977
  • State Bar of Texas, District Six, Member, Grievance Committee, 1978 - 1983
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators, Inc., Member
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow, Member
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow, Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Marine Corps, Military: Capt., Judge Advocate and Military Judge, 1967 - 1970

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta