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As a family law paralegal, your role is multi-faceted. You serve as the client confidant, information manager and attorney liaison all at the same time. While many of the issues you deal with on a regular basis will have their similarities, no two cases will be exactly alike - and the emotionally charged nature of the divorce process only adds another layer of complexity. Building processes and procedures that help you to effectively manage your multiple responsibilities will not only help you to become more efficient and effective, but increase your potential for professional growth. Order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
THEA M. FABIO is a partner with Fabio & Merrill who is board certified and re-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Fabio is a civil trial litigator with more than 38 years of experience, on both sides of docket in state and federal courts. She practices in family law areas, such as divorce, custody, support, modifications, paternity, contempt, adoptions, jurisdictional disputes and name changes. Ms. Fabio is a member of the Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section; State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section; College of the State Bar of Texas; Texas Association of Family Law Specialists; Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists; and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism. She earned her A.B. degree from Smith College and her J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law.
TAYLOR IMEL is an attorney with KoonsFuller, P.C., in Houston, Texas, where she focuses her practice in divorce and family law. Prior to joining KoonsFuller, P.C., Ms. Imel practiced family law in Dallas, Texas with Diana S. Friedman, P.C. and DePlaza & O'Connor, where she gained first chair family law experience and litigated matters concerning property division, conservatorship, and child support. Ms. Imel is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, member of the State Bar of Texas-Family Law Section, member of the Houston Bar Association-Family Law Section, member of the Houston Young Lawyer Association, and Association of the Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court. Ms. Imel was named Top Lawyer in 2015 and 2016 by H-Texas magazine. She earned her B.A. degree in Spanish and communication from Wake Forest University, and her J.D. degree from SMU Dedman School of Law.
ROBIN W. KLEIN is the owner of Robin W. Klein, P.C., in Houston, Texas. She is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Klein's main area of practice is family law. She is also trained in collaborative law. Her practice also includes probate, wills, and guardianship administration and she is certified to serve as a court-appointed attorney in guardianship proceedings. She is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas. Ms. Klein was named a Rising Star in 2016 by Super Lawyers Magazine. Ms. Klein is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, the Houston Bar Association (Family and Collaborative Law sections), the State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section), the College of State Bar of Texas, and Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inn of Court. She earned her law degree from South Texas College of Law.
JUDITH B. SADLER is a shareholder with Holmes, Diggs & Sadler. She has over 25 years of legal experience in Texas. Ms. Sadler brings tremendous appellate experience to the family law arena. She is admitted to and has practiced before the Texas Supreme Court; the federal courts in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western districts of Texas; and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and D.C. circuits. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Sadler’s business background makes her an especially informed advocate for divorce clients with business considerations. She has represented clients in various areas of litigation, business, labor and employment law. She has successfully handled a variety of cases before administrative agencies, as well as federal and state courts in Texas and other states. Ms. Sadler is board certified in labor and employment law in Texas. Over the years, she has worked closely with individuals and companies to advise and assist with complex business and employment matters. Ms. Sadler earned a B.S. degree from Baylor University and a J.D. degree from the University of Kansas.