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DONNA J. DETAMORE
3050 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1750
Houston, TX 77056
713.572.3390
BOARD CERTIFIED--FAMILY LAW
since December 1983 Texas Board of Legal Specialization
MEDIATOR-Family Specialization
EDUCATION
Law School Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 1975-1978 (Texas Southern University) J.D. May, 1978.
Activities Student Bar Association, Member of the Faculty Evaluation Committee (1976), Women's Caucus, Women in the Law Convention Committees (Houston), National Lawyers Guild.
Honors Texas Legislator's Grant, Representative Women in the Law (National Convention).
College University of Houston, B.F.A., Spring, 1975
Minor: Political Science and Social-Psychology.
JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE Court Appointed Special Master
LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Fall 1978 Terry Proctor and Associates -- General Practice. Domestic Relations, Criminal, Worker's Compensation, and Personal Injury.
Fall 1978 Walker and Littleton, Attorneys --General Practice. Domestic Relations, Criminal, Worker's Compensation, and Personal Injury.
Fall 1979 Detamore and Detamore -- General Practice. Operated general practice and continued "of counsel" relationship with the firm of Walker and Littleton.
Summer 1981 Walker, Littleton, (and Detamore) --General Practice, with emphasis on Domestic Relations.
Summer 1982 to Summer 1983 Day and Detamore --General Practice, with emphasis on Domestic Relations.
Summer, 1983 to Present: Detamore and Detamore --Specialization Practice in Family Law.
ACTIVITIES Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Trustee on Board of Trustees 1988-1989; 1989-1990; 1992-1993; and 1993-1994. Treasurer 1993-1994. President Elect 1994-1995. President 1995-1996; membership continued 1996-1997; 1997-1998; 1998-1999
Continuing Legal Education Officer for Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists 1991-1992; 1992-1993; 1993-1994; and 1994-1995.
Member Houston Bar Association (1983-1999) and Fort Bend County Bar Association (1991-1999).
Barrister - American Inns of Court (1995-1999)
Association of Women Attorneys (1997-1999)
Academy of Family Law Specialists (1992-1999)
Texas State Bar-Family Law Section (1990-1999)
> Committees Family Law Counsel:
>> Assoc. Judge Education (1997-1999)
>> Members Services Committee (1997-1999)
Candidate, 1998 Primary, 245th Judicial District Court (Family), Harris County, Texas
Candidate, 2002 Primary, 246th Judicial District Court (Family), Harris County, Texas
Founding Member, Texas Family Law Foundation
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2003 to present)
SPEAKER February, 1993 Bates Law School "Domestic Relations Practice"
May 13, 1994 Houston Bar Association - Ad Litem Seminar;"Is the System Broken"
June 12, 1997 How to Establish and Enforce Child Support; "Admission and Exclusion of Evidence"
October 4, 1997 South Texas College of Law- Mediation Seminar Workshop
October 17,1998 South Texas College of Law- Mediation Seminar; "Enforcement-Mediation"
March 1, 1999 Memorial West Republican Women; "Family Law"
May 23, 1999 ABA Family Law Institute specialist critique reviewer
October 8, 1999 Family Law Mediation Training Seminar


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3050 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1750 • Houston, TX 77056
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