Kate Smith

1205 Hall Johnson Road
Colleyville, Texas 76034
United States
Office Phone: 8174790562
Member since 2006
Membership Type: IACP

Profession(s)

Lawyer, Mediator

I am Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and I am a Master Credentialed Collaborative Professional. My practice is committed to helping families transition through divorce, child custody and support modifications as smoothly and pain free as possible by utilizing the collaborative approach and other alternative dispute resolution tools.

Area(s) of Practice: Board Certified by the State Bar of Texas (Family Law) Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution Master Credentialed Collaborative Professional
License(s): Admitted to State Bar of Texas U.S. District Court (Northern District) U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Activities

State Bar of Texas, Collaborative Section Planning Committee Member 2017-2018 Tarrant County Bar Association, Chair, Collaborative Law Section 2015-Present Past President North East Tarrant County Bar Commissioner, Planning and Zoning, City of Southlake, TX (2012-2017) Zoning Board of Adjustment, City of Southlake, TX (2009-2012) Tarrant County Family Bar-Member Tarrant County Bar Association- Member Dallas Bar Association-Member American Bar Association-Member Dallas Bar Association-Collaborative Law section State Bar of Texas-Collaborative Law section Tarrant county bar-Collaborative Law section

Undergraduate Education

University of Houston Clear Lake BA 2000

Postgraduate Education

J.D. Texas Wesleyan School of Law (magna cum laude) 2004
LL. M Pepperdine School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution 2008

Professional Education

Board Certified- Family law (TBLS 2015)
Master Credentialed Professional, Collaborative Divorce Texas 2016