J. Lindsey Short, Jr.: Lawyer with Short Carter Morris, L.L.P.

J. Lindsey Short, Jr.

Phone713-626-3345

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Complex Marital Estates
  • Child Custody
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 713-626-3345
Fax: 713-759-9650
http://www.shortcartermorris.com
 
University Washington & Lee University, B.A., 1965
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1967
 
Admitted1967, Texas; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships Houston Bar Association (Member, 1976— and Director, 1983-1987, Family Law Section); State Bar of Texas (Member, 1985—, Treasurer, 1991-1993, Secretary, 1993, Vice-President, 1994, Chair-Elect, 1995, Chair, 1995, Family Law Council; Director, 1990-1992; Member, Grievance Committee, 1988-1991); Houston Bar Foundation, 1967—; International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Founding Fellow, 1986—); American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow, 1982—, President, 1987, Member, National Board of Governors, 1990—, Council, 1994, Vice President, 1995-1999, First Vice President, 1999-2000, President-Elect, 2000-2001, National President, 2001-2002 and Member, Board of Editors, 1986-1990); Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (Member, 1985— Secretary/Treasurer, 1989-1990, Vice-President, 1990-1991 and President, 1991-1992); American College of Family Trial Lawyers. Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation.
 
MilitaryLieutenant, United States Navy
 
BornHouston, Texas, October 22, 1943
 
Biography

Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Woodard/White, 1990-2011; Top Lawyers in Family Law, Inside Houston Magazine, 2001; Top 10 Divorce Lawyers, Worth Magazine, 2002. Recipient: Sam Emison Award, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 1998; Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1988, 1990, 1998; Certificate of Merit, State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Task Force, 1987, 1987. Outstanding

Bar Fellowship: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1990. Author: "Enforcement of Fees Family Law Advocate," Fall, 1988; "Strategy of a Custody Case," New Jersey Law Journal, Fall 1988; "Extra Benefits From Hearings For Temporary Orders Fairshare," Winter 1988. Speaker and Lecturer: New Frontiers in Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 2007; Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1983, 1984, 1987-1992, 1994-2002, 2007-2011; Annual Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 1989-1991, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999; Marriage Dissolution Institute, State Bar of Texas, 1980, 1987, 1989-1994, 1996, 1997, 1999; Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 1998; Texas Marital Property Institute, University of Texas Law School, 1998; Family Law Symposium, University of Texas Law School, 1997; Annual Convention, American Bar Association Family Law Section, 1987-1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997; Family Law Practice Seminar, University of Houston Law Foundation, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2003; Advanced Evidence and Discovery, State Bar of Texas, 1994; Psychology and Family Law Seminar, Houston Bar Association Family Law Section and Houston Psychological Association, 1990; Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Annual Trial Institute, 1989-1991, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999; Ultimate Trial Notebook, State Bar of Texas, 1994; Galveston County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1993; Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, State Bar of Texas, 1990, 1991, 1993; Annual Meeting, State Bar of Texas, 1990; State Bar of Texas Convention, 1976, 1990 ;Family Law for the Experienced General Practitioner, State Bar of Texas, 1989; Family Law Section and Houston Certified Public Accountants Seminar, Houston Bar Association, 1989; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1989; Utilizing Experts in Litigation Seminar, State Bar of Texas, 1989; Federalization of Family Law Seminar, 1989; Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Seminar, Dallas, Texas, 1989 Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network, New York, New York, 1989, 1990; Law Education Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1989; Family Law Short Course, South Texas College of Law, 1988, 1991; Advanced Family Law Short Course, University of Houston, Law Foundation, 1988, 1991; Family Law: A Team Approach for Attorneys, Legal Assistants, Paralegals and Secretaries, State Bar of Texas, 1988, 1990; General Paralegal Skills: Selected Subjects in Law and Case Management, State Bar of Texas, 1988; Family Law Team Approach, South Texas College of Law, 1988; Advanced Institute of Matrimonial Law, 1987; The Ad Litem Program, 1987; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Oklahoma Chapter, 1987; Divorce Taxation and Retirement for Lawyers Seminar, AAML, 1985, 1987 Spring Seminar, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Key West, Florida, 1985; Family Law, Houston Young Lawyers Association, 1982, 1984; Family Law Section Seminar, Houston Bar Association, 1981. Adjunct Professor, Advanced Family Law Course, University of Texas School of Law, 2001. Adjunct Professor, Advanced Family Law Course, Washington & Lee School of Law, 1998. Adjunct Professor, Family Law Seminar, University of Houston Law Center, 1989; Visiting Law Professor, University of Texas School of Law.. Course Director: Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 1993; Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Trial Institute, 1990-1991; Continuing Legal Ed., American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1998; Divorce Taxation, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1987; Divorce Taxation and Retirement for Lawyers Seminar, AAML, 1986. Diplomat, Founding Member American College of Family Trial Lawyers. Editor-in-Chief, 1988-1990 and Member, Board of Editors, 1986-1990, Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Founding Member, Family Law Council of Community Property States, 1986-1990. Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1980-1989. Member, 1981-1989 and Director, 1989, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. Member, 1980-1987 and Chairman, 1987, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Family law Committee. President, Family Law Forum, 1986. Member, Texas Association of Certified Family Lawyers, 1976-1985. Member, 1987-1998, Vice-Chairman, 1991-1992, Chairman, 1993-1998, Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Chair, Family Law Advisory Commission. Named, "Super Lawyer," Texas Monthly Magazine, every year since inception.

 (Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

 
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