Volume 123, Issue 18. November 2014.
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Missed an event last month?
Take a look at our gallery for some highlights!
DCBA extends Condolence to Attorney Mark Lewis on the loss of his mother. The family has requested that any gift, made in the memory of Jean Lewis, be sent to the following:

-Clayton and Jean Lewis Endowed Internship Fund
-Perkins School of Theology
-Southern Methodist University


CLE and
Monthly Events

Denton County
"Law Section"
Membership Drive

Date: November 20, 2014
Time: 5:30pm
Speaker: The Honorable Doug Robison
393rd Judicial District Court
Topic: â€œThe Effective Trial of a TEMPORARY Order Hearing Given the District Court’s Time Constraints and Case Load.”
Location: El Guapos
in Denton

Additionally, there will be a 10 minute Case Law update for Family Law cases published during the month of October.

Monthly Meeting:

Date: December 5, 2014
Time: Noon
Speaker: To be determined
Topic: To be determined
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
DCYLA Monthly Meeting:
Monthly meetings are held
the first Thursday of every month.
Contact Jill Jester for meeting times and location
at jjester@minorandjester.com.

Transitions to Practice Monthly Meeting:
Contact Bill Wood for more info:

REPTL Section Monthly Meeting: 
Date: November 19, 2014
Time: Noon
Location: Wildwood Inn, Denton, Texas

For meeting information
contact Scott Bodkin at sbodkin@minorandjester.com.

Denton County Collaborative Group
Meeting:  1st Tuesday
of Each Month
Time: noon
Location:  Oakmont
Country Club

Bankruptcy Section
Meeting:  2nd Tuesday
of Each Month
For more info: contact
Chris Henry at
or Carol Wolfram at carol@clwolframlegal.com

For info on Denton County Paralegal Meetings, Visit 


November 2014 Newsletter

Focus On: Adoptions and
Child Protective Services
Denton County Derby
Amie S. Peace

We are off to the races!


Denton County Derby Bench Bar 2015

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for larger flyer
Testifying Therapists. A Problem? 
John A. Zervopoulos, Ph.D., J.D., ABPP

How should you cross-examine a psychotherapist or counselor who confidently offers opinions for her patient on parenting arrangements in a child custody dispute or on the proximate cause of her patient’s emotional impairments in a personal injury lawsuit?

Take a Look at DCBA
UNT Tailgate Photos
Denton County Attorneys Join In
DCYLA Halloween Fun

See Photos...
Chilly Weather Brings on
DCBA Chili Cookoff

See Photos...
Denton County Adoption Day 2014 

November is National Adoption Month,
and Denton County Adoption Day is part of a
nationwide effort to celebrate 
families that are
welcoming new family members from the foster
care system, and to draw attention to the continuing 

need for foster and adoptive homes.

DCYLA Swearing In Ceremony

New Attorney Swearing in Ceremony will take place on November 20th at 4:30 p.m. at the Commissioners Court in thecourthouse on the square.

DCYLA 2014 Holiday Party

December 4, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Giuseppe's Italian Restaurant

Renew Your 
Membership Today!

Click on the link below to download the 2014-2015 Membership application or go online to 
www.dentonbar.com  to renew online today!
Click here for Application

Report Your Pro Bono Hours
Click on MyBarPage and Select
Report Pro Bono Hours 
Visit DCBA Facebook page for more fun
event photos!!!

Next Issue Deadline
December 6th

Email your requests to Derbha Jones with the subject line "Newsletter"
2014-2015 DCBA Board

Newsletter Committee Members

    â—    Amie Peace (President)
    â—    Derbha Jones (Communications Chair)
    â—    Debbie Mackoy
    â—    Christine Qualls
    â—    Trey Sargent
    â—    Helene Parker

2014-2015 Board Members
    â—    Amie Peace, President
            – apeace@csplaw.net
    â—    Travis Biggs, President Elect
            – travis@dentontitle.com
    â—    Vicki Isaacks, Vice-President
             – visaacks@isaackslegal.com

    â—    Julia Kerestine, Secretary
             – julia@juliakerestine.com
    â—    Andrew M. Lloyd, Treasurer
             – andrew@lloydfirm.com
    â—    Fon Laughlin, Board Member
              â€“ fon@supertitle.com
    â—    Jill O’Connell, Board Member
             – jill@oconnellfirm.com
    â—    Victor Rivera, Board Member
             – victor@riveralegalgroup.com
    â—    Bill Wood, Board Member

    â—   Brian Tackett, Board Member
    â—    Scott Alagood, Board Member
    â—    Derbha Jones, Board Member
    â—    Ted Ogilvie, Past President

2014-2015 Committee Chairs
    â—    Courts/Local Rules Committee: 
          Vicki Isaacks and Grace Weatherly
    â—    Library Board of Governors: 
          Andrew Lloyd
    â—    Social/Membership Committee: 
          Brian Tackett, Scott Alagood,
          Travis Biggs, Daniel Abosalo,
          Chris Hamm, and Jasmine Dodson

    â—    CLE Committee: 
          Victor Rivera and Grace Weatherly
    â—    Newsletter /Communications:
          Derbha Jones, Debbie Mackoy,
          Christine Qualls, Trey Sargent,
          and Helene Parker
    â—    Fee arbitration:  Fon Laughlin and

          Helene Parker
    â—    Pro Bono:  Julia Kerestine,

          Fon Laughlin, Jill O’Connell
    â—    Awards:  Amie Peace, Erin Manley and

          Derbha Jones
    â—    Planning:  Travis Biggs
    â—    Bench Bar:  Vicki Isaacks
    â—    Adoption Day:  Marci Martinez and

          Jill O’Connell
    â—    Transitions to Practice:  Bill Wood,
          Brent Hill, and Judge Bailey

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