Presentations & CLE

  • Child Custody Evaluations, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, State Bar of Texas, December 2019.
  • Family Law on the Cutting Edge, Technology and Justice for All, Computer & Technology Section, State Bar of Texas, December 2019.
  • The Intersection of Alienation and Custodial Issues, National Annual Meeting, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, November 2019.
  • Protective Orders A to Z: A Practical Workshop, North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference, Collin County Council on Family Violence, October 2019.
  • Privacy and Technology in Your Practice, Technology Summit, Dallas Bar Association, September 2019.
  • Privacy Protections Related to Electronic Data, Annual Judicial Education Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, September 2019.
  • Anti-SLAPP Dismissals, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2019.
  • Electronic Evidence, Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2019.
  • Resilience Training: Performance & Interpersonal Management Skills for a Better Practice… and a Better Life, Summer School, State Bar of Texas, July 2019.
  • Ethical Issues with Technology in the Courtroom, Annual Meeting, State Bar of Texas, June 2019.
  • Intellectual Property Issues in Community Property Law, Annual Meeting, State Bar of Texas, June 2019.
  • Anti-SLAPP, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2019.
    Family Law Case Update, Spring Regional Conferences, Texas Center for the Judiciary, April & May 2019.
  • Lawyers & Social Media: The View from the Bench, #TwitterLaw Symposium, Idaho Law Review, University of Idaho College of Law, April 2019.
  • Judicial Nominations, Alumni Symposium, Harvard Law School Federalist Society, March 2019.
  • Resilience Training: Performance & Interpersonal Management Skills for a Better Practice… and a Better Life, Essentials of Business Law Course, State Bar of Texas, March 2019.
  • Spy Apps, Fort Worth Republican Women, February 2019.
  • Roughing the Passer: Handling High-Conflict People, Dallas County Family Law Bench Bar, Dallas County Bar Association, February 2019.
  • Trial of a Custody Case, Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, State Bar of Texas, January 2019.
  • Defending the Accused, Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, State Bar of Texas, January 2019.
  • Expectations of Privacy—What to Avoid in the Digital Age, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, January 2019.
  • 1st Amendment and Anti-SLAPP in Family Cases, Plano Bar Association, January 2019.
  • E-Discovery: A Federal & State Perspective, Disaster-Proofing Your Practice Conference, Computer & Technology Law Section, State Bar of Texas, December 2018.
  • Online Impersonation, Revenge Porn and Other New Causes of Action, Women and the Law Section, State Bar of Texas, November 2018.
  • Protective Orders A to Z: A Practical Workshop, Facing Family Violence Conference, Collin County Council on Family Violence, October 2018.
  • Resilience Training: Performance & Interpersonal Management Skills for a Better Practice… and a Better Life, Firearms Law Course, State Bar of Texas, September 2018.
  • E-Discovery: Spinning ESI Straw into Discovery Gold, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2018.
  • Authenticating and Admitting Electronic Evidence, Collin County Bar Association, July 2018.
  • Wiretapping, Hacking, and Illegally-Obtained Evidence, Family Law Section, Denton County Bar Association, July 2018.
  • Social Media in the Courtroom, Annual Meeting, State Bar of Texas, June 2018.
  • District Court Judges Panel, Advanced Administrative Law, State Bar of Texas, June 2018.
  • Civil Court Judicial Forum, NBI, May 2018.
  • Myths & Legends of Family Law, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2018.
  • Spy Apps: Computer Laws for Civil Lawyers, State Bar of Texas, May 2018.
  • Tips/Tools for Practicing in Family Law Cases, Family Law Section Meeting, Collin County Bar Association, April 2018.
  • Family Law Case Update, Spring Regional Conferences, Texas Center for the Judiciary, April and May 2018.
  • My Rights and Responsibilities, Plano Youth Leadership Program, March 2018.
  • Wiretapping, Hacking, and Illegally-Obtained Evidence: What Criminal and Civil Lawyers Need to Know, Dallas Women Lawyers Association, March 2018.
  • Survival Kit Tech Tools for Family Law Practice, Extreme Family Law Makeover Course, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section, February 2018.
  • The Texas Court System, Allen Sunrise Rotary Club, February 2018.
  • The Postest with the Mostest: Social Media Evidence in Family Cases, Family Justice Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, January 2018.
  • Behaviors that Sabotage the Parent-Child Relationship, Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, State Bar of Texas, January 2018.
  • Online Impersonation, Revenge Porn, and Other New Causes of Action, Grayson County Bar Association, November 2017.
  • Ex Parte Protective Orders, Collin County Council on Family Violence, November 2017.
  • Direct Examination, Trial Academy, Collin County Bar Association, October 2017.
  • Myths & Legends of Family Law, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2017.
  • Digital Dos and Don’ts, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2017.
  • The Texas Court System, Fairview Rotary Club, July 2017.
  • Electronic Evidence: Cloudy with a Chance of Data, Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2017.
  • Online Impersonation, Revenge Porn, and Other Online Causes of Action, Texas Bar College Summer School, State Bar of Texas, July 2017.
  • Wiretapping and Electronic Torts, Frisco Bar Association Meeting, May 2017.
  • Illegal Evidence – Wiretapping, Hacking, and Data Interception, Sex Drugs & Surveillance Course, State Bar of Texas, April 2017.
  • Social Media and the Law, guest lecturer, Southern Methodist University, April 2017.
  • Revenge Porn & Other New Causes of Action, Dallas Minority Attorney Program, Dallas Bar Association, April 2017.
  • My Rights and Responsibilities, Plano Youth Leadership Program, March 2017.
  • Revenge Porn and Other New Causes of Action for Family Law, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, March 2017.
  • Digital Dirt – Social Media Impact on Your Case, Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Child Custody Litigation Course, State Bar of Texas, February 2017.
  • Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, January 2017.
  • Advice from Judges on How to Present Your Case in Any Texas Court, Handling Your First (or Next) Divorce Case course, State Bar of Texas, January 2017.
  • Online Impersonation, Revenge Porn, and Other New Causes of Action, Family Law Technology Course, State Bar of Texas, December 2016.
  • Reunification Therapy, Symposium on Child Custody Evaluations, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, November 2016.
  • The Trial Lawyers Toolbox – Technology Tools for Litigation, Technology for Litigators Course, State Bar of Texas, October 2016.
  • Wiretapping and Data Interception, New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, State Bar of Texas, October 2016.
  • Restraining Orders, Protective Orders, and Peace Bonds, Collin County Council on Family Violence, October 2016.
  • Prepare and Present a Case for Final Trial, Family Law 101 Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2016.
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Data, Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2016.
  • From Private Practice to the Bench: Practice Management Tips, Law Practice Management Section, Collin County Bar Association, May 2016.
  • Presentation of Electronic Evidence, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, April 2016.
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Ask a Judge but Were Afraid They Would Know It Was Me, Family Law Section, Collin County Bar Association, March 2016.
  • SAPCR Overview – Presumptions, Burdens, Statutes, and Case Law, Family Law Section, Collin County Bar Association, February 2016.
  • A New Judge’s Lessons from the Bench: What I Wish I Knew While Practicing, Civil Litigation/Appellate Section, Collin County Bar Association, January 2016.
  • Wiretapping, Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, October 2015.
  • Inside the Justice System, Harvard Club of Dallas, October 2015.
  • Admissibility of Electronic Evidence:  Present and Future Considerations, 2015 Annual Judicial Education Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, September 2015.
  • Safeguarding Electronically-Stored Information, DFW Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers, September 2015.
  • Electronically Stored Information A-Z: Acquire, Evaluate, Admit, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2015 (with Ken Raggio).
  • Illegal Evidence, Plano Bar Association, June 2015.
  • Electronic Eavesdropping and Interception, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2015.
  • Admissibility of Digital Evidence in a Family Case, Family Justice Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, January 2015.
  • Don’t Hack Me Bro: Social Media, Wiretapping, and Intercepted Evidence in Family Law Situations (Federal & State), Family Law Technology 360 Course, State Bar of Texas, December 2014.
  • SAPCR Overview – Presumptions, Burdens, Statutes, and Case Law, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2014.
  • The Trial of a Family Law Jury Case, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2014 (with John Nichols).
  • Social Media, Wiretapping, and Intercepted Evidence, Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2014.
  • Pro Bono Divorce Clinic, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, June 2014.
  • Real-World Evidence Traps, Texas A&M Law Clinic, April 2014.
  • Authenticating Social Media – Admissibility, 2014 Spring Judicial Education Session, Texas Assoc. of Counties, March 2014.  PowerPoint
  • Handling Special Property Division Issues, Advanced Family Law Practice for Paralegals: Handling Financial Issues at a Higher Level, HalfMoon Education, February 2014.
  • Financial Issues and Same-Sex Marriage after U.S. v. Windsor, Advanced Family Law Practice for Paralegals: Handling Financial Issues at a Higher Level, HalfMoon Education, February 2014.
  • Illegal Evidence: Wiretapping, Hacking & Data Interception Laws, Sex Drugs & Surveillance Course, State Bar of Texas, January 2014.
  • Authenticating Social Media – Admissibility, 2013 Fall Judicial Education Session, Texas Judicial Academy, November 2013.
  • Property Issues in Divorce, How to do a Pro Bono Divorce, Texas Young Lawyers Association, July 2013.
  • Social Media Evidentiary Issues, 2013 Winter Regional Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, January and February 2013.
  • Non-Parent Custody, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Dallas Bar Association, October 2012.
  • Preparing Marital Settlement Agreements, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, September 2012.
  • Evidence Traps – Recordings, Intercepted Communications, and Other Illegal Evidence, Arlington Bar Association, 2012.
  • Inventories and Internet Resources, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2012.
  • Electronic Evidence, State Bar College Summer School, State Bar of Texas, July 2012.
  • Family Law Legislative and Case Update, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, March 2012.
  • Managing Difficult Personalities in the Legal Workplace, Dallas Bar Association, November 2011.
  • How to do a Texas Pro Bono Divorce, Dallas Bar Association, October 2011.
  • Simple Divorces, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program / Bassett Law Firm, April 2011.