Steve Watkins

Bachelor of Business Administration
Texas Tech University

Doctor of Jurisprudence
School of Law
Texas Tech University
National Order of Barristers

Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and
Admitted to the Bar

Assistant District Attorney
Hunt County, Texas
1980 - 1985

Adjunct Professor - Family Law
East Texas State University
Commerce, Texas [1979-1994]

Board Certified Family Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
December 1989
Recertified December 1994
Recertified December 1999
Recertified December 2004
Recertified December 2009


Arbitration Training - The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, AAML Arbitration Training Institute, Jersey City, New Jersey, June 2010.

TMCA Credentialed Distinguished Mediator - Texas Mediator Credentialing Association

Basic Mediator Training Program - American Academy of Attorney-Mediators, Inc., Dallas, Texas, January 1994

Family Mediation Training - Keystone Resolution/LSNT, Denton, Texas, September 1997

TDPRS/CPS/CJA Mediation Training - Dispute Resolution Center, Houston, Texas, July 2001

Professional Associations & Activities:
Fellow: American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
Member: Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Member: Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
Chairman: State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee, District 1-A, 2001-2003
Charman, State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee, District 1-A, Panel 1, 2003-2004
Member: Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas
Member: Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Texas
Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation
Member: Court Appointed Special Advocates, Rockwall County, President-2003.


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