Bio

EDUCATION

  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • Stanford University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, with distinction

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

  • Judge, 470th District Court, Collin County, Texas, 2015 – present
  • KoonsFuller Family Law, Plano, TX
  • UNT Dallas College of Law, Dallas, TX, Adjunct Professor of Family Law, 2015
  • Thompson & Knight LLP, Dallas, TX

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

  • Board Certified, Family Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • United States Supreme Court, admitted 2016
  • Exemplary Article Award, Texas Center for the Judiciary, 2016
  • Joseph McKnight Award for Best Article, State Bar of Texas Family Law Section, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012-2015
  • D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers 2010 Leadership Class
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Mechanical Engineering, licensed in California 2005-2011

TRAINING

  • National Family Law Trial Institute, 2010
  • Mediator Training, 2009
  • Family Law Mediator Training, 2010
  • Collaborative Law Training, 2009
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training, 2013

MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of Texas – Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee, Computer & Technology Section Council
  • Texas Center for the Judiciary – Finance Committee, Bench Book Committee
  • Henderson Inn of Court – Barrister
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County – Gala Committee
  • Collin County Women Lawyers Association – Advisory Board Member
  • Texas Association of Family Law Specialists (TAFLS) – Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas – Member
  • Collin County Young Lawyers Association (past) – Director, Treasurer, Chair of Summer Judicial Internship Program
  • Harvard Club of Dallas – VP Law School, Centennial Committee, Secretary (past)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Stanford Club – Board Member

LEGAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES

  • Course Co-Director, New Frontiers in Marital Property, State Bar of Texas (2017)
  • Planning Committee, Collin County Bar Association Trial Academy (2017)
  • Course Director, Handling Your First (or Next) Divorce Case Course, State Bar of Texas (2017)
  • Planning Committee, Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas (2017 and 2018)
  • Planning Committee, Sex, Drugs & Surveillance Course, State Bar of Texas (2014 and 2017)
  • Planning Committee, 2017 Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (2017)