Recognition & Publications

Professional Recognition and Publications
Best Lawyers in America 2014, 2015
Texas Super Lawyers 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
- Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyer's Rising Stars Edition
Judge Sam Williams Award 2014-15
- Presented by the State Bar of Texas for her dedication to improving the community, commitment to pro bono legal work, contribution to the public's understanding of the legal system, and impact on students regarding the legal profession.

Outstanding Director of the Year 2005 - 2006
Presented by The Joseph M. Pritchard Inn of Former and Current Officers and Directors of the Texas Young Lawyer's Association

Atticus Finch Award 2006
- Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. This award is recognizes someone who demonstrates the spirit of pro bono and by giving back to the community

TYLA Presidents Award of Merit for Exemplary Performance of Duties in Service to the Bar and to the Public 2003-2004, 2004-2005
- Texas Young Lawyer's Association

Outstanding Young Lawyer of Collin County, 2001-2002
- Collin County Young Lawyer's Association

Service Star Award, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001
- Collin County Bar Association

Golden Chalice Award, 2004-2005
- Collin County Bar Association

Co-Chair, "Kids in the Crossfire, Helping Parents Understand the Impact of Divorce" 2006
- Texas Young Lawyer's Association
- Free Download at

Executive Committee Advisor, "They Had A Dream Too: Student Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement." 2006
- Texas Young Lawyer's Association
- Free Download at

Co-Author: "What to Expect in Texas Family Law Court," 2005
- Texas Young Lawyer's Association
- Free download at

Co-Author: "Pro Se Divorce Handbook," 2002-2003
- Texas Young Lawyer's Association
- Free download at

Comment, "Binding Arbitration, A Proper Forum for Child Custody?" 1997
- Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol. 14, Issue No. 2
- Free download at, page 419

Urban Lawyer Journal
- Case Digest Published, Vol. 26, No. 2, February 4, 1994
- Free download at