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Cindy V. Tisdale 

CINDY TISDALE IS BOARD CERTIFIED IN FAMILY LAW BY THE TEXAS BOARD OF LEGAL SPECIALIZATION. SHE DEDICATES 100% OF HER PRACTICE TO FAMIL LAW. SHE HAS RECEIVED NUMEROUS ACCOLADES AND IS A FREQUENT AUTHOR AND PRESENTER FOR CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION.


 

EDUCATION
B.A. – Baylor University (1991)
J.D. – Baylor University (1995)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2014-present
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2010-present
Texas Bar Foundation, Secretary/Treasurer, 2015-2016
Council for the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 2008-present
Secretary to the Council for the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas 2013-2014
Treasurer to the Council for the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas 2014-2015
Chair of the Board of Directors for the State Bar of Texas, 2013-2014
State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, District 14 Representative, 2011-present
State Bar of Texas Executive Committee, 2012-2015
James C. Watson Inn of Former Officers and Directors, Member
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Board of Directors, 2012-present
Co-Course Director, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, January 2015
American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2014-present
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2011-present
Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
A Standing Ovation Award as Outstanding Volunteer for 2013 by Texas Bar CLE
Co-Course Director, Advanced Family Law Course – August 2011
Course Director, Trying Your First (Or Next) Divorce – January 18, 2013
Co-Course Director, New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, October 2015
Co-Course Director, Annual Meeting for the State Bar of Texas, June 2016
Legal Services to the Poor in Civil Matters – Committee Member 2012-2013
Supreme Court Task Force for the Delivery of Legal Services to the Poor – Committee Member 2012-2013
State Bar of Texas Affordable Legal Services – Committee Chair 2012-2013
College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
State Bar of Texas Family Law Section, Member
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
Hood County Attorney of the Year Award 2004 and 2007
Hood County Bar Association, Member
Children’s Advocacy Center of Hood and Somervell County – President 2011-2012, Board of Directors
Recipient of the Standing Ovation Award for Outstanding Volunteer for 2013, from the Texas Bar CLE


LECTURES
“Third Party Discovery,” Marriage Dissolution Institute, Fort Worth, TX April 2009
Moderator, Family Law Essentials, Stephenville, TX July 2009
“Maximizing Results at Mediation,” Family Law Essentials, Victoria, TX October 2009
“Electronic Evidence: How to Avoid Getting Shocked,” Ultimate Trial Notebook, San
Antonio, TX December 2009 (Voted one of the Best for 2009 CLE)
“Advocating and Defending Unusual Child Support Requests,” Family Law On The Front Lines, San Antonio, TX July 2010
“Collecting Child Support,” Advanced Family Law 2010, San Antonio, TX August 2010
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, Panelist, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 2011
“Admissibility of Electronic Communication in Family Law,” Texas College for Judicial Studies, Austin, TX April 15, 2011
“Closing the File,” Family Law Drafting, Dallas, TX, December 2011
“The Top 10 SAPCR Cases You Need To Know,” Advanced Family Law, Houston, TX August 2012.
“The Trial Notebook,” Trying Your First Jury Trial, Austin, TX, December 2012.
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, Panelist, Colorado Springs, CO, February 2013
“Enforcement and Clarification Proceedings Under Chapter 9,” Marriage Dissolution Institute, Galveston, TX, April 2013
“Unusual Motions,” Advanced Family Law, San Antonio, TX, August 2013
“Unusual Possession Schedules,” Advanced Family Law Drafting, Dallas, TX, December 2013
“Using Form Discovery,” Marriage Dissolution, Austin, TX, April 2014
“Family Law Update,” Solo and Small Practitioner’s CLE, Galveston, TX, September 2014
“Family Law Update,” Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association CLE, Fort Worth, TX, November 2014
“Family Law Update,” Essentials for General Practitioners, San Antonio, TX, December 2014
“Family Law Update,” Essentials for General Practitioners, Lubbock, TX January 2015
“Family Law Update,” Essentials for General Practitioners, Sugarland, TX March 2015
“Property Update,” Marriage Dissolution, Dallas, TX April 2015
“Property Update,” State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX June 2015
“Direct and Cross Examination of Collateral Witnesses,” Advanced Family Law, San Antonio, TX, August 2015
“Drafting Documents to Close the File,” Advanced Family Law Drafting, Dallas, December 2015.
“Drug Testing,” Marriage Dissolution, Galveston, April 2016

PUBLICATIONS
“Third Party Discovery,” Marriage Dissolution Institute, Fort Worth, TX April 2009
“Electronic Evidence: How to Avoid Getting Shocked,” Ultimate Trial Notebook, San
Antonio, TX December 2009 (Voted one of the Best for 2009 CLE)
“Advocating and Defending Unusual Child Support Requests,” Family Law On The Front Lines, San Antonio, TX July 2010
“Collecting Child Support,” Advanced Family Law 2010, San Antonio, TX August 2010
“Discovery and Drafting in the Computer Age”, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, Houston, TX, December, 2010
“Closing the File,” Family Law Drafting, Dallas, TX, December 2011
“The Top 10 SAPCR Cases You Need To Know,” Advanced Family Law, Houston, TX August 2012.
“The Trial Notebook,” Trying Your First Jury Trial, Austin, TX, December 2012.
“Enforcement and Clarification Proceedings Under Chapter 9,” Marriage Dissolution Institute, Galveston, TX, April 2013
“Unusual Motions,” Advanced Family Law, San Antonio, TX August 2013
“Unusual Possession Schedules,” Advanced Family Law Drafting, Dallas, TX, December 2013
“Using Form Discovery,” Marriage Dissolution, Austin, TX, April 2014
“Family Law Update,” Solo and Small Practitioner’s CLE, Galveston, TX, September 2014
“Family Law Update,” Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association CLE, Fort Worth, TX, November 2014
“Family Law Update,” Essentials for General Practitioners, San Antonio, TX, December 2014
“Family Law Update,” Essentials for General Practitioners, Lubbock, TX January 2014
“Family Law Update,” Essentials for General Practitioners, Sugarland, TX March 2015
“Property Update,” Marriage Dissolution, Dallas, TX April 2015
“Property Update,” State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX June 2015
“Direct and Cross Examination of Collateral Witnesses,” Advanced Family Law, San Antonio, TX, August 2015
“Drafting Documents to Close the File,” Advanced Family Law Drafting, Dallas, December 2015.
“Drug Testing,” Marriage Dissolution, Galveston, April 2016

Clayton Bryant

CLAYTON BRYANT FOCUSES HIS PRACTICE ON FAMILY LAW, ESTATE PLANNING, AND CIVIL LAW MATTERS. HE WAS APPOINTED AND SERVES ON THE DISTRICT 14 GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE FOR LAWYER DISCIPLINE. HE ALSO SERVES AS THE MUNICIPAL COURTS PROSECUTER FOR THE CITY OF GLEN ROSE.


 

EDUCATION

B.A. – The University of Texas at Austin (2004)

J.D. – St. Mary’s University (2007)  

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

2012 – Current – City of Glen Rose Municipal Court Prosecutor

2013 – Current – District 14 Grievance Committee for Lawyer Discipline

2014 – President – Hood County Bar Association