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LICENSE:

State Bar of Texas, May, 1975

 

EDUCATION:   

Harvard University (B.A., cum laude) 
University of Paris, Paris, France 
University of Texas (J.D.)

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PRACTICE: 

02/89 - Present: Jan Woodward Fox, A Professional Legal Corporation, Houston, Texas
1980 - 1989: Shareholder & Director, Haynes & Fullenweider, A Professional Legal Corporation, Houston, Texas 
1976 - 1980: Associate, Haynes & Fullenweider, A Professional Legal Corporation, Houston, Texas 
1975 - 1976: Associate, Mitchell, George & Belt, Austin, Texas

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PROFESSIONAL RATING: 

"AV" - Martindale-Hubbell Directory

 

CERTIFICATIONS: 

Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1983, Recertified, 1988,1993,1998, 2003, 2008
Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1983, Recertified, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008

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PROFESSIONAL OFFICES:

President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1996)
President, Houston Trial Lawyers Association (1992)
Executive Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1994-97)
Director, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1984‑94)
Director, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (1989-95)
Director, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (1984‑89)
Director, Houston Trial Lawyers Association (1987‑91)
Chair, Criminal Law Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1984‑90)
Co-chair, Long-Range Planning Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1991-92)
Co-chair, Membership Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1993)
Trustee, American Trial Lawyers Association PAC (1997-98)
Member, ATLA's List Advisory Committee (1996-98)
Member, Supreme Court Task Force, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1993-94)
Executive Committee Liaison for Advocates Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1994)
Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Texas Punishment Standards Commission; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (1991-92)
Member, Advisory Committee to the Sub‑Committee on Criminal Matters of the Senate‑House SelectCommittee on the Judiciary (1983‑84)
Member, Administration of Rules of Evidence Committee, State Bar of Texas (1985‑87)
Member, Administration of Justice Committee, State Bar of Texas (1986-87)
Member, Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure Committee, State Bar of Texas  (1991-93)
Member, Texas Center for Correctional Services Oversight Committee, State Bar of Texas (1988-93)
Member, Executive Committee, Supreme Court Jury Task Force (1996-97)
Member, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (1995-present)
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (1986-present)
Fellow, Roscoe Pound Foundation (1995-98)
Member Litigation Council, State Bar of Texas (2001-2005)
Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates (1999-present)
Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum (2011 to present)
Member, Planning Committee for the State Bar of Texas 2012
Advanced Personal Injury Course

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CIVIC: 

Board of Directors, Homes of St. Mark Adoption Agency (1990-97)
Chair, Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation (1993)
Alumnae Board, Hockaday School (1993)
Board of Directors, ECCO Center, Galveston, Texas (1994-97)
Trustee, Hockaday School (1994-98)
Programs Chair, Charter 100 Houston Club (2001)
Social Chair, Charter 100 Houston Club (2005)
Board of Directors, International Festival Institute, Round Top, Texas (2001- present)
Advisory Board, Arden Seminars (2004 - present)
Membership Chair, Charter 100 Houston (2006)
Advisory Board, Arden Seminars (2004 - 2010)
Membership Chair, Charter 100 Houston (2006)
Executive Committee, International Institute at Festival Hill, Round Top (2011 to present)
Board of Directors, Texans Together (2011 to present)
Treasurer, Charter 100 Houston Club (2012)

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BAR ASSOCIATIONS AND SECTIONS:

State Bar of Texas, Litigation & Criminal Law Sections 
Houston Bar Association 
Houston Trial Lawyers Association 
American Bar Association 
Association Association for Justice, Women Lawyer & Criminal Law Sections 
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Ad Hoc Committee on Texas Punishment Standards Commission 
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association 
National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders

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HONORS AND AWARDS:

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (2009-present)
Houston ’s Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine (2005-present)
Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine (2006-present)
Texas Super Lawyers. (2003 – Present). Super Lawyers recognition is a Thomson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly
Community Service Award, Houston Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (1997)
Special Recognition for J.F.K. Elementary School Partnership, Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation (1994-1995)

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PUBLICATIONS:

"Hurricane Preparation Manual: What To Do If You're The Target of a Criminal Investigation;" State Bar of Texas Summer School 2009; Galveston, Texas

"UI/UIM Cases: Beyond Brainar;" Corpus Christi Bar Association Advanced Civil Trial Law Seminar; May 1, 2009

"Selected Issues in Multiple Party Settlements;" The Texas Trial Lawyers Advanced Nuts and Bolts Seminar, December 2008

"Minding The Message: Case Anaylsis and Proof Development in the Plaintiff's Case;" Christian Trial Lawyers Association; August 2006

“Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development in the Medical Malpractice Case,” Association of Trial Lawyers of America 2003 Annual Convention Conference, July 2003.

“No Holds Barred:  Things You Can Do in Arbitration That You Would Never Consider Doing in Court,” American Bar Association, Litigation Section Conference, April 2003.

"Identifying and Addressing Juror Bias," course materials for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America seminar January 2000.

"Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Auto Collision Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor," course materials for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America seminar May 1999.

"How the New Punitive Damages Statute Affects Your Products Liability Suit; Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Advanced Products Liability Seminar," January 1997.

"Corporate Shell Games -- Piercing the Corporate Veil in the Modern Age," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Staying in the Current," November 1996.

"Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Dynamic Advocacy Seminar," July 1995; "Legislative Update," July 1995 and August 1995; the Houston Bar Association "Tort Reform Institute," November 1995; Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "The Winning Edge," February 1996; Thurgood Marshall Law Review symposium entitled "Civil Liberties on Trial:  Attack on Fundamental Rights," March 1996.

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"Inherently Unsafe Products Under Products Liability Act of 1993," course materials for the 17th Annual Page Keeton Products Liability & Personal Injury Law Conference sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law, November 1993; the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Advanced Products Liability Course," April 1994.

"Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor," course materials for the Montana Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention and Seminar entitled "Seminar of the Masters," July 1993; the Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar entitled "Car Wrecks," March 1994; the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar entitled "Summer in Santa Fe With the Stars of Trial Advocacy," June 1994; the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar entitled "Winning With the Masters," December 1994; Motor Vehicle Collision Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America,  Summer Convention, July 1995.
"Women & Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Trial Lawyers' Trial Notebook Seminar," September 1993; "The Winning Edge Seminar," February 1994; "Dynamic Advocacy Seminar," July 1994; Women Trial Lawyer Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Summer Convention, July 1995; Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers, Annual Convention, September 1996.

"Car Crashes:  The Roadway Design and Construction Factor," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "The Winning Edge," February 1993. 

"Plaintiff's Trial Tactics:  Case Analysis & Proof Development In The Automobile Collision Case," course materials for the State Bar of Texas seminar entitled "Preparing, Trying, and Settling Auto Collision Cases,"  October 1992.  
 
"Issues In Highway Construction Negligence Cases," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Advanced Practice Pointers and Trial Tips," August 1992.   

"Voir Dire Techniques For Legal Defenses In Murder Cases," course materials for the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association seminar entitled "The Art and Practice of Jury Selection," June 1992. 

"Heinous Crimes, Burden Of Proof And So On In The Criminal Case," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Voir Dire," December 1991.

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"Intrafamily Immunities," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Advanced Practice Pointers and Trial Tips," August 1991.

"Pitfalls In Settlement Including Structured Settlement - Plaintiff's Perspective," course materials for the 7th Advanced Personal Injury Law Series sponsored by the State Bar of Texas, June 1991. 

"Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development," course materials for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled  "The Winning Edge,"  January 1990; and for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association seminar entitled "Surviving the 90's for the General Practitioner," December 1990.

"Wiretap Law:  Caveat Counsel," Houston Bar Association, Criminal Law Section course materials for the Family and Criminal Law Common Ground & Double Edged Swords seminar,  October 1989.

"Current Pre-Trial Practice:  More Than Going Through The Motions," South Texas College of Law course materials for the Criminal Law Institute, November 1988. 

"New Evidentiary Tools & Techniques," Co-Author, State Bar of Texas course material for Evidence In Business Litigation:  An Institute Series, October 1986. 

"The New Texas Rules of Criminal Evidence,"  The Houston Lawyer, March‑April 1986. 
"The Texas Rules of Criminal Evidence, Article V.  Privileges, Article XI.  Miscellaneous Provisions,"  University of Texas Law School course material for the Texas Rules of Criminal Evidence Conference, September 1986. 

"State and Federal Bail," course material for the State Bar of Texas 11th Annual Advanced Criminal Law Course, August 1985.  

"The Computer in the Courtroom:  An Exercise in Control,"  University of Texas course materials for seminar entitled "New Frontiers in Forensic and Demonstrative Evidence,"  March 1985; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association course materials for seminar entitled "Support Staff Seminar for Criminal Law," March 1985; and Texas Trial Lawyers Association course materials for seminar entitled "Your Practice ... More Perfect," September 1988.

"Pen Registers:  Taps for Free Speech," 17 Trial Lawyers Forum, July‑Sept. 1982. 

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PROGRAMS:

Speaker, Arbitration, State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Seminar (2011)

Faculty, American Board of Trial Advocates Masters in Trial Demonstration, Las Vegas Nevada (2011)
Speaker, Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Corpus Christi Trial Bar

Speaker, "What to Say to Corporate Client in a Criminal Investigation," State Bar of Texas Summer School Program

Speaker, “Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development in the Medical Malpractice Case,” Christian Trial Lawyers Association

Faculty, Texas Trial Lawyers TACT College (2009)

Speaker, American Board of Trial Advocates Masters in Trial Demonstration, Mock Trial (Plaintiff’s team) (2003)

Speaker, American Bar Association, Litigation Section,“No Holds Barred:  Things You Can Do in Arbitration That You Would Never Consider Doing in Court,” April 2003.

Speaker, Mystery Writers of America, Southwest Chapter, "Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development." February 2002.

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, "Ten Issues in Spinal Cord Injury: An Expert's View of the Continuum," February 2002.

Speaker, National Satellite Program of the State Bar of Texas, "Direct and Cross-Examination of Neurologist on Causation from Failure to Diagnose," November 2001.

Speaker, Cross-examination demonstration, State Bar of Texas, "Trial Advocacy in the 21st Century,"  March 2001.

Moderator, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, "Cutting Edge Trial Tactics,"  June 2000.

Speaker, American Business Women’s Association, The Woodlands Charter Chapter, "Women, Power and the Law," April 2000.

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Panel Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "The Winning Edge," February 2000.

Speaker, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Seminar: “Rising Stars and Some Familiar Faces," May 1999.  "Appendix to Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Auto Collision Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "Advanced Products Liability," January 1997.  "How the New Punitive Damages Statute Affects Your Products Liability Suit; Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "Staying in the Current," November 1996.  "Corporate Shell Games -- Piercing the Corporate Veil in the Modern Age." 

Speaker, Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers Annual Convention, September 1996.  "Women & Men and Trial Practice, What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, Thurgood Marshall Law Review Symposium:  "Civil Liberties on Trial:  Attack on Fundamental Rights," March 1996.

Faculty, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, Defender Advocacy Workshop, February 1996.

Speaker, Houston Bar Association Tort Reform Institute, November 1995.  "Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Summer Convention, Motor Vehicle Collision Section, July 1995.  "Case Analysis and Proof Development in the Car Crash Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Summer Convention, Women Trial Lawyer Section, July 1995.  "Women and Men and Trial Practice: What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Legislative Update," July 1995 and August 1995.  "Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Dynamic Advocacy," July 1995.  "Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "Winning With the Masters," December 1994. "Case Analysis and Proof Development in the Car Crash Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Panel member, SMU and State Bar of Texas Symposium:  "Women in Litigation," November 1994.  "Advancement Issues."

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Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Dynamic Advocacy," July 1994.  "Women & Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Summer In Santa Fe With the Stars of Trial Advocacy," June 1994.  "Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Advanced Products Liability Course," April 1994.  "Inherently Unsafe Products Under the Products Liability Act of 1993." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Car Wrecks," March 1994.  "Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "The Winning Edge," February 1994.  "Women and Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public." 

Speaker, University of Texas School of Law 17th Annual Page Keeton Products Liability & Personal Injury Law Conference, November 1993.  "Inherently Unsafe Products Under the Products Liability Act of 1993." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Trial Lawyers' Trial Notebook," September 1993.  "Women and Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, Montana Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention and Seminar:  "Seminar of the Masters," July 1993.  "Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Discovery ... Getting Down to Specifics,"  May 1993.  "Highway Defect Cases."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "The Winning Edge," February 1993.  "Car Crashes:  The Roadway Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, "Preparing, Trying, and Settling Auto Collision Cases," October 1992.  "Plaintiff's Trial Tactics:  Case Analysis & Proof Development In The Automobile Collision Case." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Advanced Practice Pointers and Trial Tips," August 1992.  "Issues In Highway Construction Negligence Cases." 

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Speaker, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association:  "The Art and Practice of Jury Selection," June 1992.  "Voir Dire Techniques For Legal Defenses In Murder Cases." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Voir Dire," December 1991.  "Heinous Crimes, Burden Of Proof And So On In The Criminal Case."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Advanced Practice Pointers and Trial Tips," August 1991.  "Intrafamily Immunities." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, 7th Advanced Personal Injury Law Series, June 1991.  "Pitfalls In Settlement Including Structured Settlement - Plaintiff's Perspective." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, 3rd Annual Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course, May 1991.  "Computer Management of Evidence."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Surviving the 90's for the General Practitioner," December 1990.  "Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, An Institute Series, February 1990.  "Scope of Discovery -- Current Developments."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "The Winning Edge,"  January 1990.  "Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development." 

Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Advanced Program, University of Houston, January 1990.

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Speaker, Association of Legal Computing, Houston, Texas, January 1990.  "Use of Computers in the Courtroom." 

Speaker, Houston Bar Association seminar:  "Common Ground & Double Edged Swords," October 1989.  "Wiretap Law:  Caveat Counsel." 

Speaker, South Texas College of Law Criminal Law Institute, November 1988.  "Current Pre-Trial Practice:  More Than Going Through The Motions." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Your Practice ... More Perfect,"  September 1988.  "The Computer In The Courtroom:  An Exercise In Control."  

Speaker, State Bar of Texas Seminar:  "Draining the Swamp:  Information Control and Computer Contribution," May 1987. 

Faculty, Criminal Defense Lawyers Project:  "Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute," May 1986; May 1988; March 1993; March 1996. 

Faculty, University of Houston Criminal Trial Advocacy Program, Spring 1985; Spring 1986; Fall 1986; Spring 1987; Fall 1987.

Speaker, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar:  "Support Staff Seminar for Criminal Law," March 1985. 

Faculty, University of Texas School of Law Seminar:  "New Frontiers in Forensic and Demonstrative
Evidence," March 1985. 

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ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

State of Texas
Supreme Court of the United States
Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Texas

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PROFESSIONAL OFFICES:

President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1996)
President, Houston Trial Lawyers Association (1992)
Executive Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1994-97)
Director, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1984‑94)
Director, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (1989-95)
Director, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (1984‑89)
Director, Houston Trial Lawyers Association (1987‑91)
Chair, Criminal Law Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1984‑90)
Co-chair, Long-Range Planning Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1991-92)
Co-chair, Membership Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1993)
Trustee, American Trial Lawyers Association PAC (1997-98)
Member, ATLA's List Advisory Committee (1996-98)
Member, Supreme Court Task Force, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1993-94)
Executive Committee Liaison for Advocates Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1994)
Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Texas Punishment Standards Commission; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (1991-92)
Member, Advisory Committee to the Sub‑Committee on Criminal Matters of the Senate‑House SelectCommittee on the Judiciary (1983‑84)
Member, Administration of Rules of Evidence Committee, State Bar of Texas (1985‑87)
Member, Administration of Justice Committee, State Bar of Texas (1986-87)
Member, Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure Committee, State Bar of Texas  (1991-93)
Member, Texas Center for Correctional Services Oversight Committee, State Bar of Texas (1988-93)
Member, Executive Committee, Supreme Court Jury Task Force (1996-97)
Member, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (1995-present)
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (1986-present)
Fellow, Roscoe Pound Foundation (1995-98)
Member Litigation Council, State Bar of Texas (2001-2005)
Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates (1999-present)

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SPEECHES & PROGRAMS:

Speaker, American Board of Trial Advocates Masters in Trial Demonstration, Mock Trial (Plaintiff’s team) (2003)

Speaker, American Bar Association, Litigation Section,“No Holds Barred:  Things You Can Do in Arbitration That You Would Never Consider Doing in Court,” April 2003.

Speaker, Mystery Writers of America, Southwest Chapter, AMinding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development." February 2002.

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, ATen Issues in Spinal Cord Injury: An Expert's View of the Continuum," February 2002.

Speaker, National Satellite Program of the State Bar of Texas, "Direct and Cross-Examination of Neurologist on Causation from Failure to Diagnose," November 2001.

Speaker, Cross-examination demonstration, State Bar of Texas, "Trial Advocacy in the 21st Century,"  March 2001.

Moderator, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, "Cutting Edge Trial Tactics,"  June 2000.

Speaker, American Business Women’s Association, The Woodlands Charter Chapter, "Women, Power and the Law," April 2000.

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Panel Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "The Winning Edge," February 2000.

Speaker, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Seminar: “Rising Stars and Some Familiar Faces," May 1999.  "Appendix to Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Auto Collision Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "Advanced Products Liability," January 1997.  "How the New Punitive Damages Statute Affects Your Products Liability Suit; Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "Staying in the Current," November 1996.  "Corporate Shell Games -- Piercing the Corporate Veil in the Modern Age." 

Speaker, Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers Annual Convention, September 1996.  "Women & Men and Trial Practice, What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, Thurgood Marshall Law Review Symposium:  "Civil Liberties on Trial:  Attack on Fundamental Rights," March 1996.

Faculty, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, Defender Advocacy Workshop, February 1996.

Speaker, Houston Bar Association Tort Reform Institute, November 1995.  "Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Summer Convention, Motor Vehicle Collision Section, July 1995.  "Case Analysis and Proof Development in the Car Crash Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Summer Convention, Women Trial Lawyer Section, July 1995.  "Women and Men and Trial Practice: What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Legislative Update," July 1995 and August 1995.  "Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Dynamic Advocacy," July 1995.  "Punitive Damages in Texas 1995 - Chapter 41 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code."

Speaker, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: "Winning With the Masters," December 1994. "Case Analysis and Proof Development in the Car Crash Case: The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Panel member, SMU and State Bar of Texas Symposium:  "Women in Litigation," November 1994.  "Advancement Issues."

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Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Dynamic Advocacy," July 1994.  "Women & Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Summer In Santa Fe With the Stars of Trial Advocacy," June 1994.  "Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Advanced Products Liability Course," April 1994.  "Inherently Unsafe Products Under the Products Liability Act of 1993." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Car Wrecks," March 1994.  "Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "The Winning Edge," February 1994.  "Women and Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public." 

Speaker, University of Texas School of Law 17th Annual Page Keeton Products Liability & Personal Injury Law Conference, November 1993.  "Inherently Unsafe Products Under the Products Liability Act of 1993." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Trial Lawyers' Trial Notebook," September 1993.  "Women and Men and Trial Practice:  What They Don't Say in Public."

Speaker, Montana Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention and Seminar:  "Seminar of the Masters," July 1993.  "Case Analysis & Proof Development in the Car Crash Case:  The Road Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Discovery ... Getting Down to Specifics,"  May 1993.  "Highway Defect Cases."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "The Winning Edge," February 1993.  "Car Crashes:  The Roadway Design and Construction Factor." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, "Preparing, Trying, and Settling Auto Collision Cases," October 1992.  "Plaintiff's Trial Tactics:  Case Analysis & Proof Development In The Automobile Collision Case." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Advanced Practice Pointers and Trial Tips," August 1992.  "Issues In Highway Construction Negligence Cases." 

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Speaker, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association:  "The Art and Practice of Jury Selection," June 1992.  "Voir Dire Techniques For Legal Defenses In Murder Cases." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Voir Dire," December 1991.  "Heinous Crimes, Burden Of Proof And So On In The Criminal Case."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Advanced Practice Pointers and Trial Tips," August 1991.  "Intrafamily Immunities." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, 7th Advanced Personal Injury Law Series, June 1991.  "Pitfalls In Settlement Including Structured Settlement - Plaintiff's Perspective." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, 3rd Annual Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course, May 1991.  "Computer Management of Evidence."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Surviving the 90's for the General Practitioner," December 1990.  "Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development." 

Speaker, State Bar of Texas, An Institute Series, February 1990.  "Scope of Discovery -- Current Developments."

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "The Winning Edge,"  January 1990.  "Minding the Message:  Case Analysis and Proof Development." 

Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Advanced Program, University of Houston, January 1990.

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Speaker, Association of Legal Computing, Houston, Texas, January 1990.  "Use of Computers in the Courtroom." 

Speaker, Houston Bar Association seminar:  "Common Ground & Double Edged Swords," October 1989.  "Wiretap Law:  Caveat Counsel." 

Speaker, South Texas College of Law Criminal Law Institute, November 1988.  "Current Pre-Trial Practice:  More Than Going Through The Motions." 

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar:  "Your Practice ... More Perfect,"  September 1988.  "The Computer In The Courtroom:  An Exercise In Control."  

Speaker, State Bar of Texas Seminar:  "Draining the Swamp:  Information Control and Computer Contribution," May 1987. 

Faculty, Criminal Defense Lawyers Project:  "Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute," May 1986; May 1988; March 1993; March 1996. 

Faculty, University of Houston Criminal Trial Advocacy Program, Spring 1985; Spring 1986; Fall 1986; Spring 1987; Fall 1987.

Speaker, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Seminar:  "Support Staff Seminar for Criminal Law," March 1985. 

Faculty, University of Texas School of Law Seminar:  "New Frontiers in Forensic and Demonstrative
Evidence," March 1985. 

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Board Certified - Civil Trial Law & Criminal Law
Texas Board of Law Specialization