Publications

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Interception: A Practical Guide to Wiretapping and Interception Laws for Civil and Family Law Attorneys

Publications

  • Coming soon… “Digital Dirt—The Impact of Social Media on Your Case,” Innovations:  Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation course, State Bar of Texas, February 2017.
  • “Online Impersonation, Revenge Porn, and Other New Causes of Action,” Family Law & Technology course, State Bar of Texas, December 2016.
  • “Reunification Therapy and Court Orders: Best Practices to be on the Same Page,” 12th 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.  (PowerPoint)
  • “Peeping Toms in the New Millenium:  Digital Dos and Don’ts,” New Frontiers in Marital Property Course, State Bar of Texas, October 2016.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (Text)
  • “Restraining Orders, Protective Orders, and Peace Bonds,” Collin County Council on Family Violence, October 2016.  (PowerPoint)
  • “Prepare and Present a Case for Final Trial,” Family Law 101 Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2016.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (Text)
  • “Cloudy with a Chance of Data,” Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2016.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (Text)
  • “Presentation of Electronic Evidence,” Collin County Bench Bar Conference, April 2016.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (Text)
  • “Wiretapping & Data Interception in Civil and Family Law Cases,” Circuits newsletter, Computer & Technology Section, State Bar of Texas, January 2016.  (PDF)  (Text)
  • “Wiretapping and Data Interception in Civil and Family Law Cases,” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, October 2015.  (PDF)  (Text)
  • “Wiretapping,” Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, October 2015.  (PowerPoint)
  • “Admissibility of Electronic Evidence:  Present and Future Considerations,” 2015 Annual Judicial Education Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, September 2015.
  • Electronically Stored Information A-Z: Acquire, Evaluate, Admit,” Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2015 (co-author).  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • Electronic Eavesdropping and Interception,” Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2015.  (PDF)  (HTML)
  • Interception,” Texas Association of Family Law Specialists Newsletter, Vol. 31, Issue 1, Winter 2015. (PDF)
  • Admissibility of Digital Evidence in a Family Case,” Family Justice Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, January 2015. (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • Don’t Hack Me Bro: Social Media, Wiretapping, and Intercepted Evidence in Family Law,” Family Law Technology 360 Course, State Bar of Texas, December 2014.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • Representing the Growing Family-Owned Business,” Advanced Business Law Course, State Bar of Texas, November 2014 (co-author).  (PDF)  (HTML)
  • SAPCR Overview: Presumptions, Burdens, Statutes, and Case Law,” Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2014.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • Social Media, Wiretapping, and Intercepted Evidence,” Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas, July 2014.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • Illegal Evidence: Wiretapping, Hacking & Data Interception Laws,” Sex, Drugs & Surveillance Course, State Bar of Texas, January 2014.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • Social Media Evidentiary Issues,” 2013 Fall Judicial Education Session, Texas Assoc. of Counties, November 2013.  (PDF)  (PowerPoint)  (HTML)
  • The Mental Health Privilege in Divorce and Custody Cases,” Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2013. (co-authored with Ike Vanden Eykel) (PDF)  (HTML)
  • What Every Business Attorney Needs to Know About Family Law,” Essentials of Business Law, State Bar of Texas, March 2013 (co-author).
  • Representing Yourself in a Divorce, A Guide from the Dallas Bar Association,” Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, 2013. (co-author)
  • Electronic Evidence Cases Every Family Lawyer Should Know,” Dallas County Bar Association, Dallas County Family Law Bench Bar, February 2013. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • Social Media Evidentiary Issues,” 2013 Winter Regional Conference, Texas Center for the Judiciary, January and February 2013.
  • Non-Parent Standing,” Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Dallas Bar Association, October 2012.
  • Preparing Agreements: Settlement Agreements, Marital Agreements, and More,” Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, September 2012.
  • Evolving Evidentiary Issues in the 21st Century,” Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, August 2012. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • Electronic Evidence,” State Bar College Summer School, State Bar of Texas, July 2012. PowerPoint
  • Family Law Update,” Collin County Bench Bar Conference, March 2012. (co-authored with Aimee Pingenot)
  • The Mental Health Privilege in Divorce and Custody Cases,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Mid-Year Meeting, March 2012. (co-authored with Ike Vanden Eykel)
  • Standing, for the Not-So-Nuclear Family,” The University of Texas School of Law CLE, Innovations–Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, 2012. (co-authored with Kevin Fuller)
  • Electronic Evidence: How to Avoid Getting Shocked,” South Carolina Bar Convention, 2012. (co-authored with Rick Robertson)
  • Comprehensive Guide to Evidence,” State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course, 2011. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • Coming Soon… “Modern Evidence and Electronic Evidence Issues,” Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, 2011 Family Law Seminar, Equal Justice Volunteer Program, 2011. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • What Every Business Lawyer Needs to Know About Family Law,” State Bar of Texas, Essentials of Business Law, 2011. (co-authored with Charla Conner and Heather King)
  • Modern Evidence,” State Bar of Texas, Marriage Dissolution Course, 2011. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • Admitting Electronic Evidence in Fiduciary Litigation,” State Bar of Texas, Fiduciary Litigation Trial Notebook, 2010. (co-authored with Rick Robertson)
  • Comprehensive Guide to Evidence,” State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course, 2010. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • Electronic Evidence – Who’s Really Getting Caught in the Act?” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, June 2010.
  • Family Law Update 2009: Busy Legislature, Busy Courts,” Baylor Law School General Practice Institute, 2010. (co-authored with Ike Vanden Eykel)
  • Business Succession Planning: Protecting Business in Divorce,” State Bar of Texas, Essentials of Business Law, 2010. (co-authored with Charla Conner and Heather King)
  • 10 Things Every Woman (and her Husband) Should Know Before Filing for Divorce,” The Advocate, Vol. 49, Winter 2009. (co-authored with Kelly McClure)
  • Effective Use of Prior Testimony,” State Bar of Texas, Ultimate Trial Notebook: Family Law, 2009. (co-authored with Heather King)
  • Ultimate Judge’s Notebook,” State Bar of Texas, Ultimate Trial Notebook: Family Law, 2009. (co-authored with Charla Conner)
  • Annual Survey of Texas Law, Environmental Law,” 62 SMU L. Rev. 1119 (2009). (co-authored with Scott Deatherage)
  • Venezuelan Oil Seizure: Not a License to Steal,” Industry Today, June 5, 2009. (co-authored with Andrew Derman)
  • Intellectual Property Today – obtained a Judgment as a Matter of Law in a patent jury trial in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • Arbitration of Venezuelan Oil Contracts: A Losing Strategy?” 4 Tex. J. Oil, Gas & Energy L. 55 (2008). (PDF)