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Admissions & Certifications
- State Bar of Texas
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- U.S. District Courts, Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
- U.S. District Courts of Oklahoma
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- State Bar of Texas (Labor and Employment, Law Office Management and School Law Sections)
- Oklahoma Bar Association (1987 – 1996)
- Council of School Attorneys
- Tarrant County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law and Women’s Bar Association Sections)
- Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
- Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
- Fort Worth Independent School District, Project Reach Advisory Board
- National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) (2010 – present)
- Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
- Texas Education Agency, Certified School Board Trainer (2005 – present); Certified Independent Hearing Examiner (1996 – 1998)
Honors & Recognitions
- Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent TM (5.0); Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law
- Top Attorney, Labor & Employment Law, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2014-2017)
- Top Attorney, Labor & Employment Law and Education Law, 360 West Magazine (2019)
- Power Attorney, Fort Worth Business Press (2015)
- Master of Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
- Executive Committee Member, Membership Committee Member, and Chair of Mock Trial Committee, Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
Publications & Presentations
- “Texas Education Law – Personnel Issues,” University of Texas, Graduate School of Education:
- “Employment Discrimination,” Dallas Baptist University
- “Conducting Employee Investigations,” “Sexual Harassment Claims in Texas Public Schools,” “Workers’ Compensation for Texas Public Schools,” “Grandparents’ Rights,” “Disciplining Special Education Students,” “Documenting Employee Performance,” Region XI, Education Service Center
- “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace,” “Wrongful Discharge Claims,” “The Paralegal’s Role in Employment Discrimination Cases,” Institute on Paralegal Education
- “Employment Law Update,” “Practical Guide to Employment Terminations,” Texas Credit Union League
- “Investigation of Employee Complaints,” “Reductions in Force and Employee Terminations,” Texas Association of School Business Officials
- “Preparing the Employee Handbook,” “Personnel Issues for Public Employers,” “At-Will Employment,” Lorman Education Services.
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