<span style="font-weight: bold;">Lon M. Loveless</span> is a Senior Attorney in the Family Law section of Godwin Lewis PC, and has been board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.&nbsp; Mr. Loveless strives to represent clients by listening to their goals, and then creating a road map for achieving those goals as quickly as possible. He firmly believes that clients must be thoroughly informed, and strives to develop and present all possible options to assist the client in resolving their case. When an attorney offers all possible options, along with the potential outcomes, it allows the client to make informed decisions regarding the plan for achieving their personal legal goals.<br /> <br /> Mr. Loveless practices exclusively family law litigation.&nbsp; Prior to moving to private practice, Mr. Loveless served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ann McClure at the Eighth Court of Appeals in El Paso, Texas. Working for Judge McClure, he assisted in the drafting of over 50 opinions and helped Judge McClure achieve prestigious status among her peers, as during the 2003 fiscal year she published more opinions than any other Appellate Judge in the State of Texas.<br /> <br /> While attending the University of Tulsa, College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2002, some of his legal experiences included serving as law intern for the Eighth Court of Appeals, working for the in-house legal department at the corporate headquarters of Quantum/Zebco in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and working for the Tulsa Public Defender's Office, Juvenile Division.<br /> <br /> Primary Practice – Dallas, Tarrant, Collin &amp; Denton County Biography
<p style="margin-left: 40px;">PRESENTATIONS &amp; SEMINARS</p> <ul> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Course Director, Advanced Family Law Course – Boot Camp (2012)</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Speaker, “Preparing for the Board Certification Exam” - Advanced Family Law Course - (2012).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Speaker, “Navigating through CPS: Concerns to Anticipate” UT Seminar - Parent-Child Relationships: Critical Thinking for Critical Issues - Austin, TX. (2010).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Speaker, “Changes in Property Issues and Trends for the Future” - Advanced Family Law Course - Ch. 29 (2009).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Attendee, Houston Family Law Trial Institute - South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX. (2009).&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> Speaker, “Support, Maintenance &amp; Alimony” - Family Law Essentials - San Angelo, TX. (2008).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Speaker, “Support, Maintenance &amp; Alimony” - Family Law Essentials - Wichita Falls, TX. (2008).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Speaker, “Family Law Legislative Updates” - Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar - Addison, TX. (2007).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Speaker, “Nobody’s Doin’ What they’re S’posed to... - Enforcing Child Support and Possession Orders”&nbsp; Family Law Essentials – Mineral Wells, TX. ( 2007).</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 40px;"><u>CO-AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS</u>&nbsp;</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“Visitation with Children Under Three” - Advanced Family Law Course (2010).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“Application of Child Development Research to Crafting Age-Appropriate Possession Orders for Children Under Three” - UT Seminar - Family Law on the Front Lines (2010).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“The New Parent Coordination/Facilitation Statute: What’s In What’s Out” Marriage Dissolution - Ch. 21 (2010).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Parent Coordinators and Parent Facilitators Under the New Statutes” - Collin County Bench Bar (2010).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“The 2 Steps to the 12 Steps: How to Determine if a Parent is a Druggie, a Drunk, or Just Dry” - UT Seminar - Parent-Child Relationships: Critical Thinking for Critical Issues (2010).<br /> &nbsp;<br /> “Changes in Property Issues and Trends for the Future”- Advanced Family Law Course - Ch. 29 (2009).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“Family Law Contracts: Pre and Post Marital Agreements, Divorce Decrees, AID’s, Application of Transactional, Contract and Related Law, Enforcement, Breach, and Contractual Defenses” - Advanced Family Law Course - Ch. 37 (2009).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“Drafting Decree and Closing Documents” - Advanced Family Law Course - Ch. 7 (2009).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“The Sixth Sense: I Hear Voices, But Is The Child Being Heard? (Which Perspective Really Matters to the Court?)” - UT Seminar - Parent-Child Relationships: Critical Thinking for Critical Issues (2009).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“Making the Most of Social Studies and Psychological Evaluations” - UT Seminar - Family Law on the Front Lines (2008).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">“Marital Property Agreement: Still Crazy After all These Years” - Advanced Family Law Course - Ch. 42 (2007).</p></li> <li> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">”Sex, Lies and the Internet: Internet Behavior” - UT Seminar - Family Law on the Front Lines (2007).</p></li></ul> Presentations Publications
<ul> <li>Has been selected to the list of Thomson Reuters' &quot;Texas Rising Stars&quot; as published in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers (Rising Stars Edition) magazines from 2009 - <a href="http://www.godwinlewis.com/pdf/PR%20-%20Eleven%20Godwin%20Lewis%20PC%20Attorneys%20Selected%20to%202014%20Texas%20Rising%20Stars%20-Final.pdf" target="_blank">2014</a>.</li> <li>Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists</li> <li>AV rated &quot;Preeminent&quot; Martindale Hubbell</li></ul> Honors And Awards
<ul> <li>Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas</li> <li>Licensed in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas</li></ul> Admitted Practice
<ul> <li>Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists </li> <li>Member, College of the State Bar of Texas</li> <li>Member, State Bar of Texas - Family Law Section &nbsp;</li> <li>Member, The Annette Stewart American Inn of Court (Family Law)&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Member, Dallas Bar Association - Family Law Section&nbsp;Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers&nbsp;</li> <li>Member, Texas Family Law Foundation </li> <li>Member, Kappa Sigma Fraternity - Alumni </li></ul> Member
<ul> <li>Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2012</li> <li>University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D., 2002)</li> <li>Texas Christian University, Fort Worth Texas (BBA/Spanish, 1998)</li></ul> Education
<ul> <li>Stephen McDaniel Memorial Shoot –Past Event Chair and Committee Member (2008 – 2012)</li> <li>TCU Coaches Event – Committee Member (2012)</li></ul> Community

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Lon M. Loveless
Senior Attorney

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Arbitration/Mediation
Divorce Litigation
Family Law Litigation

BIOGRAPHY
Lon M. Loveless is a Senior Attorney in the Family Law section of Godwin Lewis PC, and has been board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Mr. Loveless strives to represent clients by listening to their goals, and then creating a road map for achieving those goals as quickly as possible. He firmly believes that clients must be thoroughly informed, and strives to develop and present all possible options to assist the client in resolving their case. When an attorney offers all possible options, along with the potential outcomes, it allows the client to make informed decisions regarding the plan for achieving their personal legal goals.

Mr. Loveless practices exclusively family law litigation.  Prior to moving to private practice, Mr. Loveless served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ann McClure at the Eighth Court of Appeals in El Paso, Texas. Working for Judge McClure, he assisted in the drafting of over 50 opinions and helped Judge McClure achieve prestigious status among her peers, as during the 2003 fiscal year she published more opinions than any other Appellate Judge in the State of Texas.

While attending the University of Tulsa, College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2002, some of his legal experiences included serving as law intern for the Eighth Court of Appeals, working for the in-house legal department at the corporate headquarters of Quantum/Zebco in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and working for the Tulsa Public Defender's Office, Juvenile Division.

Primary Practice – Dallas, Tarrant, Collin & Denton County

 


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Toll Free: 800.662.8393
Fax: 214.527.3187
Lon.Loveless@GodwinLewis.com
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