2015 Family Law Essentials Programs

The 2015 Family Law Essentials schedule is as follows: Waco August 21, 2015 Baylor Law School Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom 1114 South University Park Drive Waco, TX Course Director: Kyle Sanders McKinney September 18, 2015 Collin County Courthouse, Central Jury Room 2100 Bloomdale Rd. McKinney, TX 75071 Course Director: Fred Adams Midland September 24, […]

Dallas Bar Association 2014 Pro Bono Awards

Congratulations and thanks to the following recipients of the Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Awards for 2014: HARTMAN JUDICIAL PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD Hon. David Lopez 256th District Court KEN FULLER OUTSTANDING MENTOR ATTORNEY Walton Bondies, Jr. PRO BONO COURT REPORTER OF THE YEAR Glenda Finkley 256th District Court OUTSTANDING COURT PERSONNEL Twyla Weatherford 302nd […]

Report Pro Bono Hours for Pro Bono Challenge

The Pro Bono Challenge continues for this bar year and will end May 31, 2015. Members can log on to My Bar Page (texasbar.com/mybarpage), then click on the “Report Pro Bono Hours” link to add or designate pro bono hours. The Family Law Section had the highest total number of reported pro bono hours for […]

Family Law Section Wins First Place in Pro Bono Challenge

“In October 2013, the State Bar of Texas Legal Access Division launched the inaugural Pro Bono Challenge in an effort to recognize bar sections for pro bono participation, grow the competitive spirit among the sections, and enhance the culture of pro bono in Texas. The challenge appears to have worked – since it began, members […]

State Bar FLS 2014 Ken Fuller Pro Bono Award

Our congratulations and thanks to David Carlock who was presented the State Bar Family Law Section’s Ken Fuller Pro Bono Award for 2014 at the Advanced Family Law Course.

Pro Bono Divorce CLE A Rousing Success

More than 130 young lawyers and law students gathered Friday, July 26 in a ballroom at the Belo Mansion in Dallas for the first free CLE session titled How to Do A Pro Bono Divorce. Attendees spent half a day learning how to represent indigent clients, and at the end of the day more than […]

Family Law Cares, TYLA Sponsor Session on How to Do A Pro Bono Divorce

Ever wanted to take a family law pro bono case but don’t have any experience in Texas family law? On Friday, July 26, a free CLE session will teach everything you need to know to handle a pro bono divorce case. “How to Do A Pro Bono Divorce” will take place from 12 Noon until […]

Diana Friedman introduces Family Law Cares at the DBA Bench/Bar Conference


Dallas family lawyer Diana Friedman states the goals of Family Law Cares to the Dallas Bar Associations’ Bench/Bar Conference in Addison. Family Law Cares is meant to organize the state’s entire pro bono effort and provide more and better free legal services to the indigent of our state.    

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