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Family Law 101

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Arrive in San Antonio a day early ahead of our 44th Annual Advanced Family Law!


  • 12:00 Registration
  • 12:55 Welcoming Remarks
    Course Director Lisa K. Hoppes, Hurst
  • 1:00 Best Practices: Fee Agreements, Setting Retainers, Billing, and IOLTA (.5 hr ethics)
    Larry L. Martin, Addison
  • 1:30 Pleadings 101: What to Plead, When to Plead, and Extraordinary Relief (.5 hr)
    Chad Petross, Weatherford
  • 2:00 Effective Trial and Hearing Exhibits (.5 hr)
    Hon. Lindsay D. DeVos, Fort Worth
    Leigh de la Reza, Austin
  • 2:30 Primer: Business Entities (.75 hr)
    Robert L. Bailes, CPA/ABV/CFF, Tyler
    Gregory Beane, Dallas
  • 3:15 Break
    Early registration and check-in for the Advanced Course
  • 3:30 Custody on a Shoestring (.75 hr)
    Hon. Douglas R. Woodburn, Amarillo
    Adam W. Dietrich, Conroe
  • 4:15 Sticky Situations: How to Recover When You Mess Up (.5 hr ethics)
    Charlie Hodges, Dallas
  • 4:45 Discovery: A View from Both Sides of the Bench (.5 hr)
    Hon. Roy B. Ferguson, Alpine
    Titiana Frausto, Amarillo
  • 5:15 Mediation Preparation: It’s Just as Important as Preparing for Trial (.5 hr)
    Jennifer M. Caldwell, Fort Worth
  • 5:45 Adjourn


August 12
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CLE Facts

Course Directors
Lisa K. Hoppes
MCLE Credit
4.5 (1 Ehtics Hour)