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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.

April 13, 2016

Family Violence and Firearms:  Consequences and Changes

Judge Roberto Canas

 

May 11, 2016

The Impact of Apology: When Sorry Works and When it Doesn't

Lee Taft, J.D., M. Div

 

June 8, 2016

Topic: valuation and property division

Robert Gray and Scott Downing

 

July 13, 2016

Topic: the Rules of Evidence in family law cases

Justice Ada Brown, 5th District Court of Appeals.

 

August 2016 - no meeting; Advanced Family Law happy hour

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Bench Bar Happy Hour

Please join other members of the Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section for a Happy Hour on Friday, February 12, 2016, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Hotel Intercontinental, following the Bench Bar Conference. 

 

 

HANDOUTS FROM SPEAKERS WILL BE POSTED IN DOWNLOAD SECTION AFTER THE DATE OF THE MEETING


Section Officers:

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

Name: Marilea Lewis
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson L.L.P.
Firm Address: 5950 Sherry Lane, Ste. 800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75225
Business Phone: 214-273-2400
Email: marilea@ondafamilylaw.com

Name: Holly Biederman
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Duffee + Eitzen LLP
Firm Address: 4311 Oak Lawn Avenue, Ste. 600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75219
Business Phone: 214-416-9010
Email: hbiederman@duffee-eitzen.com

Name: Chris Farish
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Quaid Farish, LLC
Firm Address: 8150 N. Central Expwy, Ste. 600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75206
Business Phone: 214-373-9100
Email: chris@quaidfarish.com

Name: Carl Roberts

Officer Position: Immediate Past 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: 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 click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $35.00 membership fee to:

DBA
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 DBA membership department.


Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster
Section Admin-Webpage

For questions regarding Section email/roster/webpage, email Jessica Smith or call 214-220-7477.  


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