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Barbara Anne Kazen

  • Licenses and Certifications:

    New Mexico (1995);

    District of Columbia (1968);

    Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1975.

  • Admitted to Bar of Texas (1965);

    Admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit;

    U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas.

  • Education:

    University of Texas (B.A. 1963; LL.B 1965).

  • Professional Associations:

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow, Certified Mediator);

    Austin Bar Association;

    El Paso County Bar Association;

    Texas State Bar Committee Pattern Jury Charges;

    Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Child Support and Visitation;

    State Bar Board of Legal Specialization;

    State Bar Family Law Council (Chairman of the Legislative Committee);

    State Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee;

    American Bar Foundation (Fellow);

    Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow).

  • Teaching:

    Former Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Baylor Law School (1991, 2000 and 2001);

    ABA Family Law Advocacy Trial Training Institute (Faculty, 1990, 1991 and 1992);

    Former Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Texas Law School (1990, 1991);

    Texas Advanced Family Law Course (Program Chairman 1977 and 1978);

    State Bar Planning Committee for Advanced Family Law Course (1977-1991);

    Family Law Advanced Course (Director, 1977-78;

    Speaker 1977-80, 1982, 1984, 1986-90, 1992).

  • Publications:

    Editorial Consultant, Kazen’s Practical Family Law Manual, Three-Volume Set plus Forms and Reporter and Family Law Code, YBY Publications (1996-1999);

    Editorial Consultant, Family Law: Texas Legal Assistant Education Series, Matthew Bender & Co.; The New Alimony: How to Get It; How to Defend Against It, University of Houston Seminar, Dallas and Houston (1995);

    Editorial Consultant, Family Law: Texas Practice and Procedure, Six-Volume Set, plus The Texas Family Law Reporter, Matthew Bender & Co. (1978-1995);

    Custody in Texas, National Business Institute, Inc. (l995);

    Rights of Non-Marital Cohabiting Partners, BNA—1992 National CLE Conference (1992);

    When There is No Formal Marriage: Informal Marriage and Alternative Theories of Recovery, State Bar Advanced Family Law Course (1987, 1988 and 1990).

    Alternate Theories of Recovery: Partnership; constructive Trust; Quasi Contract, University of Houston, Advanced Family Law Short Course (1989);

    Piercing the Corporate Veil and Alter Ego, State Bar Advanced Family Law (1988);

    Recent Developments in Appellate Practice, State Bar Advanced Family Law Course (1986);

    Conservatorship and Modification of Conservatorship, South Texas Advanced Family Law Short Course (1984, 1986);

    Use and Abuse of Psychological Examinations, State Bar Advanced Family Law Course (1985);

    When Father Wants Custody, Marriage Dissolution Course (1977);

  • Honors:

    Named in the publication, Best Lawyers in America, by Naifeh and Smith, for all years of publication during active practice;

    Austin Young Lawyers Association Outstanding Young Lawyer (1979).