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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, unless otherwise indicated below.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at noon

An Ounce of Prevention: Family Law Help for Abuse Cases

Speaker: Ona Foster - Family Compass

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at noon
TBD
Speaker: Jim Turnage

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Family Law Section Annual Picnic

Location: Curtis Park, 3501 Lovers Lane, Dallas, Texas 75205

 

 

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


Section Officers:

Name: Marilea Lewis
Officer Position: 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: Chris Farish
Officer Position: Vice Chair
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: Holly Biederman
Officer Position: Treasurer

Firm: Basinger Leggett
Firm Address: 5700 Granite Parkway, Suite 900
Firm City, State, Zip: Plano, TX 75024
Business Phone: 214-473-8686
Email: hbiederman@bltexaslaw.com

Name: Ebony Rivon
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Rivon Law Firm 
Firm Address: 2214 Main Street
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-997-4073
Email: ebony@rivonlawfirm.com

Name: Kathleen Turton
Officer Position: Immediate Past 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: 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.  


Section Downloads:

Shane Read Handout - Bench Bar 2017 https://www2.dallasbar.org/_upload/uploads/sections/Handout - Shane Read.pdf

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