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MARY ANN BEATY

CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Basic and Advanced Mediation Training, Texas Women’s University, 2002

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993

EDUCATION

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, J.D. – January, 1975
  • Honors: Deans List
  • University of Texas, Arlington, B.A. – 1971

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Notes and Articles Editor, American Journal of Criminal Law 1972, Case Note Roe v Wade 1975
  • Legal Problems Often Faced by Parents of Children Who Become Users of Alcohol or Drugs, Contributing Author Dallas Bar Association, 1975
  • Progressive Adoptions, Issues and Ethics, February, 1992

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • North Dallas Bar Association, Founding Director, Past President, 1984 – 1986
  • American Bar Associations, Family Law Section, Member, 1975 – Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member, 1971 – Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association, General Member and Member of Family Law Section
  • Bi-Annual Guardian Ad Litem Seminar, Member, Planning Committee, 1987 – 1997
  • Texas Association for Retarded Citizens, Chairperson, Mentally Retarded Offenders Committee, 1977 – 1982
  • Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Thomas More Society, Member, 1985 – Present
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (TAFLS)

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES

  • Advancement Chair for BSA Troop 412
  • Archery Instructor for Cub Scout Day Camps
  • Fine Arts Committee for St Monica Catholic Church, 2013 – Present
  • Merit Badge Counselor – BSA Troop 412

LANGUAGES

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish

SORORITIES

  • Phi Alpha Theta

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