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

J. Lindsey Short, Jr.


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  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Complex Marital Estates
  • Child Custody
Contact InfoTelephone: 713-626-3345
Fax: 713-759-9650
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

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


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J. Lindsey Short, Jr.

1177 West Loop South, Suite 700
HoustonTX 77027


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