Dallas Bar Association

Family Law Section

Emphasizes continuing legal education for attorneys who have an active practice in family and juvenile district courts and provides qualified attorneys to assist in pro bono activities that involve family law, divorce, and juvenile matters.

Meeting Schedule:

The section meets at noon on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Belo.

October 8:  Speaker Panel, "Creative & Ethical Solutions in Mediation"


November 12: Speaker: Scott Anderson


December: No Monthly Meeting



Section Officers:


Name: Teresa Clark Evans
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C.
Firm Address: 2001 Bryan Street, Ste. 1800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-871-2100
Email: tevans@qslwm.com


Name: Carl Roberts
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Roberts, Cunningham & Stripling, L.L.P.
Firm Address: 8333 Douglas Ave., Ste. 1000
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75225
Business Phone: 214-696-3200
Email: croberts@rcsllp.com


Name: Marilea Lewis
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Godwin Lewis PC
Firm Address: 1201 Elm Street, Ste. 1700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75270
Business Phone: 214-939-4400
Email: marilea.lewis@godwinlewis.com


Name: Kathleen Turton
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Ward & Turton, PLLC
Firm Address: 7557 Rambler Road, Suite 850
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75231
Business Phone: 214-739-8900
Email: kathleen@ward-turton.com


Name: Karen McCloud
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: Karen D. McCloud, P.C.
Firm Address: 3102 Maple Avenue, Ste. 400
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-651-6700
Email: kmccloud@karenmccloud.com 

Section Membership

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Family Law section, please send a letter of request and a $35.00 membership fee to:

2101 Ross Ave
Dallas TX, 75201

Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section. If you have any questions regarding sections membership, please contact the membership department at the Dallas Bar.


Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage

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2013_november_newsletter_v1.pdf3.63 MB
2013_legislative_update_-_family_law.pdf11.31 MB
july_2013_case_law_update.pdf163.4 KB
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2013_march_newsletter_v1.pdf957.67 KB
march_2013_case_law_update.pdf133.77 KB
improving_mediation_-_tom_noble_3-13.pdf352.44 KB
2013 DBA FLS Bench Bar Registration Form310.79 KB
January_2013_case_law_update.pdf350.86 KB
Preparing_Your_Client_to_Testify_1-9-13.pdf6.01 MB
2013_january_newsletter_v1.pdf4.23 MB
2013_legislative_update.pdf859.34 KB
what_to_look_for_when_your_client_is_in_the_military.pdf3.22 MB
healing_the_addicted_brain-_january_2013.pdf2.92 MB
case_law_update-_2012_summary.pdf709.88 KB
social_media-_the_value_and_danger_to_your_practice.pdf940.85 KB
electronic_evidence_cases_every_family_lawyer_should_know.pdf493.98 KB
family_law_caselaw-_year_in_review_2012.pdf46.15 KB
2013_february_newsletter_v1.pdf6.39 MB
Do No Harm- Dr Dean Beckloff, PhD. November 2012 FLS.pdf893.1 KB
june_2012_case_law_update.pdf217.08 KB
september_2012_case_law_update.pdf295.48 KB
forensics_in_family_law_9-12-12.pdf160.44 KB
20_property_cases_you_need_to_know_-_larry_settles.pdf91.77 KB
2012 March Section Meeting- Innocent Spouse Presentation Handout-1.pdf521.82 KB
2012 January Section Meeting- Lori Ashmore Family Law and Probate.pdf178.59 KB
2012.02. 06 301st Court Policies Revised.pdf4.61 MB
2011 Family Code Legislative Update1.96 MB
july_2013_case_law_update.pdf163.4 KB
2011 Firearms and Family Law - Frederick Adams567.84 KB
2011 Psychiatric Diagnosis on the Stand by John A. Zervopoulos386.64 KB
2011 Personality Disorders by John A. Zervopoulos3.91 MB
2011 DSM- An Overview by John A. Zervopoulos212.09 KB
2011 Innovations in Substance Abuse Testing- Jim Turnage296.72 KB
2011 Requirements for Release of Dependency Exemption UNder New IRS Regulations593.56 KB
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2011 Lewis Nicholson Memoriam.pdf524.72 KB
2011 Dallas County Associate Judge's General Policies206.33 KB
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