Dallas (Member, Family Law Section) and American (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Member: Grievance Committee, 6th District, 1993-1998; Family Law Section); College of the State Bar of Texas; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Dallas Alliance of Collaborative Family Lawyers (Charter Member); Collaborative Law Institute of Texas (Charter Member).
Fort Smith, Arkansas, March 24, 1950
Order of Barristers; Outstanding Oral Advocate, National Moot Court Team; Associate Justice, Moot Court; Selected by her peers to be included in "Best Lawyers in America 2007"; Selected "Texas Super Lawyer," in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006; Selected "Top 50 Women Attorneys in Texas" in 2005; Mediation Training: "Comprehensive Human Systems Mediation Training, Parts I & II"; Collaborative Law Training: "Collaborative Law" and "Collaborative Family Law Intermediate Training;" "Collaborative Family Law Advanced Training. Author/Lecturer: "Advanced Collaborative Law," co-course director, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2005; "Summertime Harvest of Collaborative Skills," co-course director, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2005; "Advanced Collaborative Law," Advanced Family Law Course, 2004; "Divorce Without Disaster," 2003; "Collaborative Law - The Basics," West Texas Fall Seminar, 2003; "New Trends in Practice: Collaborative Law," West Texas Fall Seminar, Ector and Midland County Bar Associations, 2002; "When You Do Not Want a War," Divorce Source, 2001; "Premarital, Partition and Mediated Settlement Agreements: Drafting for Probate in Divorce Court," Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2000; "Family Law Court vs. Probate Court: What Every Lawyer Should Know," Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, 2000; "Effective Family Law Practice in Texas," National Business Institute, 1996; "Family Law Update," Kleberg & Kenedy County Bar Associations, 1995.
(Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)