Articles & Speeches

Our attorneys frequently speak across the State of Texas at continuing legal education courses sponsored by groups such as the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, Midland Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association and the Tarrant County Bar Association. They have also spoken at University of Texas School of Law and Texas Tech School of Law. The purpose of these courses is to discuss developments in the Estates and Trusts field as well as to educate legal professionals.

Speeches

Denton Bar Association’s Probate, Guardianship and Ad Litem Seminar
October 9, 2015
“It Looks Like My Client Breached – Now What?” – Author & Speaker

Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Section, Dallas County Probate Courts, and Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program’s, Probate Mini-Seminar CLE
October 5, 2015
“Basics of a Will Contest and How to Avoid Onet” – Author & Speaker

Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Section and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program’s, Attorney Ad Litem Seminar
May 26, 2015
“Opening a Guardianship, Representing a Court Ward” – Speaker

Texas Tech University School of Law Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal CLE & Expo
March 6, 2015
“Looks Like My Client Breached – Now What?” – Author & Speaker

Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Section and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program’s Ad Litem Certification Course
May 27, 2014
“Attorney Ad Litem Certification Course CLE Probate Court” – Panelist

San Antonio Estate Planners Council Docket Call in Probate Court
February 20-21, 2014
“Top Mistakes of Estate Planners in Potential Will/Trust Contest Scenarios” – Author & Speaker

State Bar of Texas 8th Annual Fiduciary Litigation Course
December 5-6, 2013
“Arbitration Issues in Trust & Estate Litigation” – Author & Speaker

Texas Tech’s 5th Annual Estate Planning & Community Property Law Seminar
March 1, 2013
“Top Mistakes of Estate Planners in Potential Will/Trust Contest Scenarios” – Speaker

UT Law’s 9th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts
February 7-8, 2013
“Avoiding Fiduciary Litigation” – Panelist

Fiduciary Litigation: Beyond the Basics 2011 Course
December 2, 2011 – San Antonio, Texas
“How to Defend a Fiduciary Who Screwed Up” – Author & Speaker

Tarrant County Probate Bar Association’s 2008 Probate Litigation Seminar
September 19, 2008
“The Forfeiture Clause: Contest Killer or Paper Tiger?” – Author & Speaker

State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Litigation Update, Dallas, Texas
February 16, 2007
“Fiduciary Duties and Liability – Case Law Update” – Author & Speaker

Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, Probate Litigation Seminar, Fort Worth, Texas
September 22, 2006
“Let’s Do Lunch With Anna Nicole” – Speaker

Probate, Trusts and Estates Section, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas, Texas
October 26, 2004
“Undue Influence Can Kill: Don’t Let Your Plan Be Next” – Author & Speaker

Wills, Estate, and Probate: A Satellite Broadcast
January 21, 2000
“How to reach a Settlement Agreement: Using Mediation and Other Techniques” – Co/Author/Speaker