Attorney:

J. Steven King *+
 




 


2900 Airport Freeway
Fort Worth, Texas 76111
817-838-3338
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J. Steven King, JD
Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Education / License:
B.B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1971
J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1974
(Member Order of the Lytae; South Texas Bar
     Journal, 1973-74)
Board Certified – Family Law, Texas Board of
     Legal Specialization 1988  (Re-certified in 1993, 1998 & 2003)

Professional Activities:
Charter Member, Texas Family Law Foundation
Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Officer, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Texas Chapter
Member, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Council Member, Family Law Section of the State
     Bar of Texas, 1996 to 2002
Past Director, Tarrant County Bar Association

Past President and Director, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
Member, College of the State Bar of Texas

Member of Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans

Awards & Recognition:

Recipient, Eva Barnes Award for Significant Contributions to Family Law
     2001
Selected in The Best Lawyers In America 1999 through 2006
Selected as a Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2003 through 2006

Law Related Seminar Publications & Participation:

  • Author/Speaker, Role of the Ad Litem In Allegations of Sex Abuse, Annual Advanced Family Law Course 1991.
  • Author/Speaker, What To Do After A Temporary Hearing, Annual Family Law Seminar on Practical Approaches to Divorce Law 1992.
  • Author/Speaker, Discovery Trends:  Objections, Sanctions, and Supplementation, Advanced Family Law Course for Legal Assistants 1995.
  • Author/Speaker, Preparation For The Cross-Examination of A Mental Health Expert In A Sex Abuse Allegation Custody Case, Annual Advanced Family Law Course 1996.
  • Author/Speaker, An Attorney Ad Litem Is Really A Lawyer, Attorney Ad Litem Training Seminar 1997.
  • Author/Speaker, Trial Preparation & Planning, “Nuts & Bolts” Protective Order Seminar 1997.  
  • Author/Speaker, Challenging Characterization Issues:  Characterizing Trusts, Employee Stock Options, Workman’s Compensation Claims, And Intellectual Property, Advanced Family Law Course 1997.
  • Author/Speaker, Some Changes To The Texas Family Code, Blackstone Seminar 1998.
  • Participant, Trial of JMC vs. Sole MC & Disputed Allocation of Rights and Duties, Advanced Family Law Course 1998.
  • Moderator, The New Rules of Discovery, State Bar of Texas, Dallas 1999.
  • Author/Speaker, The Potential Effect of The New Texas Family Law Legislation Regarding Proportional Ownership, Equitable Interests, Division Under Special Circumstances, & A Look At New Legislative Provisions For Transmutation Agreements, Advanced Family Law Course 1999.
  • Author/Speaker, Discovery In Property Cases Under The New Rules, Advanced Family Law Course, Houston, Texas 1999.
  • Author/Speaker, When A Jury Is Needed; Voir Dire, Nuts and Bolts, Family Law Seminar, Fort Worth, Texas, 2000.
  • Speaker, Business Valuations, 26th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas 2000.
  • Author/Speaker, Discovery Gotta Haves:  Essential Discovery Ideas for Property and SAPCR’s, Marriage Dissolution Institute 2001, Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • Author/Trainer, Discovery, Advanced Family Law Trial Skills, West Texas Legal Services PAI Program 2001, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Panel Speaker, Closing the File, Including Closing Documents, 27th Annual Advanced Family Law Court, San Antonio, Texas 2001.
  • Speaker, Winning Trial Techniques in Property Cases, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Annual Seminar, Cancun 2002.
  • Speaker, ”The Child’s Voice”, A Symposium On The Child’s Involvement In Parenting Plan Orders.  September 27, 2002.
  • Author/Speaker, Drafting Trial Documents With An Eye Toward Winning, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana 2002.
  • Author/Speaker, Discovery: Tools, Techniques & Timebombs, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Annual Trial Institute, Cancun 2003.
  • Player, Associate Judge Do’s & Don’t’s, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, Fort Worth 2003.
  • Speaker, Evaluating A Custody Case, 26th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Houston 2003.
  • Speaker, Evidence, 29th Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio 2003.
  • Speaker/Panelist, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, New Orleans 2004.
  • Speaker, Advanced CYA for the Family Law Attorney, Family Law Ultimate Trial Notebook, Dallas 2004.
  • Speaker, Advanced CYA for the Family Law Attorney, State Bar Summer School, Galveston, 2005.
  • Course Director, Perfecting Your Family Law Practice, Law Practice Management Seminar, 30th Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, Dallas, 2005
  • Litigator in Mock Trial Demonstration, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, Reno, NV, 2006.
  • Panelist/Author, How to Lose a Paralegal in 10 Days or Keep One for 10 Years, 29th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute Bootcamp, Austin, 2006.

Law Related Periodical / Magazine Publications:
Author, “Beating Out The Big Firms”, Texas Lawyer, Vol. 18, No. 21, July 29, 2002.

 

* Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
+ Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
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