Bret Bosker Attorney

"Bret did a fabulous job of understanding what my own priorities were and of helping me find the best way to patiently work through the process in order to achieve those goals. I can't imagine what I would have done without him, and I now keep him on retainer as my family lawyer." - A Family Client, Avvo Reviewer

Bret Bosker

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  • Profile
    • Bio

      Over 20 Years of Legal Experience on Your Side

      With over 20 years of legal experience in Texas family law matters, Bret Bosker strives to be “the go to” family lawyer in Houston.

      Bret prides himself on being part of the solution and not part of the problem and for Bret, client’s satisfaction and attention is his first priority.

      When You Work With Bret

      "At the end of representation, I want my client to say, Bret is an outstanding attorney, a great guy and I truly value his expertise and advice" - Bret Bosker

    • Credentials

      Awards & Accolades

      Bret has received recognition for her work by various institutions, including:

      • Houston Bar Association President’s Award, 2004
      • Phi Delta Phi Honors Legal Fraternity Member, 1997-1999

      Education

      • South Texas College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1999
      • University of Florida, B.A., English (major), 1994

      Bar Admissions

      • State Bar of Texas, 1999
    • Associations

      Professional Associations

      Bret is a member of the following organizations:

      • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors, 2005-2014
        • Secretary 2008-2010, Chair Elect 2010-2011, Chair 2011-2012, Chair 2012-2013, Past Chair 2013-2014
      • Houston Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section, Board of Directors, 2014-2015, 2016-2017
      • Houston Volunteer Lawyer’s Program, Board of Directors, 2005-2006
      • Houston Bar Association Enforcements CLE, Planning Committee, 2012
      • Houston Bar Association, Do the Write Thing
        • Student Writing Contest Chair, 2008
      • South Texas College of Law, Family Law CLE
        •  Planning Committee Chair, 2007-2014
      • South Texas College of Law, Family Law CLE
        • Planning Committee Member, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-2006
      • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Institute CLE, Chair, 2008
      • ABA Regional Negotiation Competition, Center for Legal Responsibility
        • Negotiation Judge, South Texas College of Law, 2003
      • Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court Member, 2002-2011
      • Association for Conflict Resolution, Houston Chapter Member 2003-2011
      • Houston Bar Association Law Week Co-Chairperson, 2002-2004
      • Houston Bar Association Fee Dispute Committee Member, 2002-2006, 2008-2009
      • Houston Bar Association Law Week Committee Member, 2001, 2004-2012
      • Houston Bar Association Constitutional Day Committee Member, 2010
      • Collaborative Family Lawyers of Houston, 2008-2016
      • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Member, 2006-2010
      • Collaborative Law Group of Greater Houston Member, 2001-2017
      • Gulf Coast Collaborative Law Network, Executive Committee Member, 2001-04
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    • Notable Work
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        Professional Speaking Engagements & Interviews

        • Texas Premarital Agreements, Speaker, NBI (National Business Institute) Webinar, 2020
        • Family Law 101 Premarital Agreements, Speaker, Probate and Tax Attorney’s Luncheon, Houston, 2020
        • Solo Practice CLE Series- Family Law, Speaker, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, 2019
        • Assisting in Child Custody Disputes, Speaker, Assisting in Family Law Matters Involving Children, Houston, 2015
        • Houston Bar Association IDEA Program, Speaker, HISD/HBA, Houston, 2014
        • Ethics Hodgepodge, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2014
        • A Conversation with the Judges: The Ideal Lawyer, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2014
        • Temporary Orders – Mock Trial Style, Speaker, Houston Bar Association Family Law Section, Houston, 2013
        • Handling Special Property Division Issues, Speaker, Texas Advanced Family Law Practice for Paralegals, Houston, 2013
        • Pre- and Post-Divorce Lender Concerns, Climate and Accommodations, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2013
        • Geographic Restrictions: Original Proceedings and Modifications, Speaker, Houston Bar Association Family Law Institute, Houston, 2012
        • Present for Petitioner, Respondent is Pro Se, Your Honor, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2012
        • Latest on Dying Father’s Court Fight to See Daughters, Interview, Fox News 26, Houston 2012
        • How to Assist Your Attorney to Effectively Try a Property Case, Speaker, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, Houston, 2012
        • Houston Beauty Queen Denies Dying Father Access to Kids, Interview, Fox News 26, Houston 2012
        • Ask the Experts, Speaker, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, 2011
        • Family Law 101: The Basics of Divorce Law in Texas, Speaker, Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association, Houston, 2011
        • Creative Drafting, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2011
        • The Devil’s in the Details, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2010
        • The Attorney/Paralegal Relationship- Every Day and at Trial, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2010
        • Tiger Woods-Criminal Cover-Up or Just Plain 'Ole Lothario?, Speaker, Houston Radio 1070 AM, Ira on Sports and the Law, 2009
        • How to Assist Your Attorney to Effectively Try a Property Case, Speaker, Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar (TAPS), League City, 2009
        • Family Law and Divorce “How to Avoid Becoming a Football Widow”, Speaker, Houston Radio 1070 AM, Ira on Sports and the Law, 2009
        • Obtaining, Enforcing and Modifying Child Support Awards, Speaker, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, Houston, 2009
        • Moving Away; Dealing with Residency Restriction Issues, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2009
        • The Face of Litigation, Speaker, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, 2008 
        • Adoption: From Beginning to End, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2008
        • Preparing Marital Property Agreements, Speaker, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, Houston, 2008
        • Nailing the Initial Client Interview, Speaker, Brazoria County Bar Association, Angleton, 2007
        • Fillin’ the Gaps, Things You Should Know, But Might Not, Speaker, Burta Raborn Family Law Inns of Court, Houston, 2007
        • Pro Bono Work, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2007
        • Effectively Trying your Property Case, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2007
        • For the Public Good; Representing Clients through the HVLP, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2006
        • Nailing the Initial Client Interview, Speaker, Houston Bar Association Family Law Institute, Houston, 2005
        • The Evolution of the Collaborative Law Practice, Speaker, Collaborative Law Spring Retreat, Austin, 2005
        • Objections at Hearings, Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2005
        • Collaborative Law: A Court Coordinator’s Perspective, Speaker, Court Coordinators, Houston, 2004
        • Collaborative Law: A Peaceable Alternative to Litigation,Speaker, South Texas College of Law, Houston, 2004
        • Enforcement Trial Demonstration, Speaker, Texas State Bar Conference, Houston, 2003
        • Collaborative Law, Speaker, Legal Assistance University Conference, Houston, 2003
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Client Testimonials

Striving to Deliver the Best Possible Result
  • “Bret did a fabulous job of understanding what my own priorities were and of helping me find the best way to patiently work through the process in order to achieve those goals. I can’t imagine what I would have done without him, and I now keep him on”

    - Former Client
  • “He does not learn so much from lost cases as learn on the fly so as to avoid losing the case, to begin with.”

    - George
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    When you hire one attorney at Holmes, Diggs & Sadler, you receive the experience, knowledge and insight of our team.

  • Always Prepared for Trial

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