Laurence A Deplaza 2016-11-05T01:34:02+00:00

Laurence A. DePlaza

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Location:
Plano, Texas
Phone:
972-380-4222
Fax:
972-380-4229

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Family Law, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers , 1995

Bar AdmissionsLaurence A Deplaza Plano Family Law Attorney _ Plano Family Attorneys _ Divorce

  • Florida, 1987
  • Texas, 1988

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. – 1986
  • University of Florida
    • B.S. – May, 1983
    • Major: Finance

Published Works

  • “Closing the File”, Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Project, 1994
  • “Trial Techniques”, American Bar Association, 1995
  • “Happy Father’s Day – Paternity Issues”, Legal Assistants Division of the State Bar of Texas, 1996
  • Paternity-Termination, Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Project, 1996
  • “Preparation, Preparation, Preparation”, Winning Trial Techniques – Mastering the Challenge, 1998
  • “Outside of the Box” , Dallas Bar Association , 2005
  • “Get into the Game”, Sports Financial Advisors Association, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Various Committee Leadership Positions)
  • Fellow, Texas Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Featured in D Magazine
  • Texas Super Lawyer; Texas Monthly 9 years
  • Featured in Dallas Modern Luxury Magazine (Super Legal Representation)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada, Co-Director, 2000
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Institute, San Antonio, Texas, Co-Director, 2002
  • Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, Board of Directors, 1998 – 2001
  • American Association for Justice
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member, Child Custody Battles committee;
  • State Bar of Texas
  • College of the State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Advanced Trial Institute, Cancun, Mexico, Co-Director, 2002
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Advanced Trial Institute, New Orleans, LA , Director, 2003
  • Collin County Bar Association Family Law Section, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association Family Law Section, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney Ad Litem – 254th District Court
  • Visiting Master – 255th District Court

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Zeta Beta Tau
  • Alpha Kappa Psi