Judie brings tremendous appellate experience to the family law arena. She is admitted to and has practiced before the Texas Supreme Court, the federal courts in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and D.C. Circuits. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.
She is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and, since its inaugural edition in 2011, Martindale Hubbell has included her in their Preeminent Women Lawyer category as well. Judie is rated a 10 out of 10 by AVVO.
Judie’s business background makes her an especially informed advocate for divorce clients with business considerations. She has represented clients in various areas of litigation, business, labor and employment law. She has successfully handled a variety of cases before administrative agencies as well as federal and state courts in Texas and other states. Judie is Board Certified in Labor and Employment law in Texas. Over the years, Judie has worked closely with individuals and companies to advise and assist with complex business and employment matters.
Judie received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1982 from Baylor University and her juris doctorate in 1986 from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. While at KU law, Judie was a member of the Moot Court Team and worked in the law school’s Legal Aid clinic.
Selected Legal Writings and Public Speaking Engagements
Speaker at the Windsor Club, September 2011, April 2012
Discussant at the Center for Women in Law, UT School of Law & Association of Women Attorneys, February 2012
Speaker at the Executive Council, February 2011
Speaker and Contributor for “Price of Business,” KNTH 1070 Bloomberg Radio 2010 to 2012 (“Price of Business” was previously presented on CNN radio and CBS radio.)
Mandatory Arbitration: Recent Developments After Gilmer in the Evolving Areas of Dispute Resolution Through the Use of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Author and Speaker, Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Atlanta, GA 1999
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