Chris H. Negem

Lead Attorney

 

EDUCATION
  • B.A. Texas A&M University, 1980;

  • J.D. Mississippi College, School of Law, 1990;

  • Managing Editor, Mississippi College Law Review - 1989-1990; and

  • International Legal Fraternity-Phi Delta Phi.

 

MILITARY SERVICE
  • United States Army (Active Duty, January 1974-December 1976) - Honorable Discharge.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • 2016 Texas Monthly Super Lawyer;

  • Director, San Antonio Family Lawyers Association, 2009;

  • Board Certified in Family Law, 1997 to present;

  • Past Member, Family Law Council, State Bar of Texas;

  • Past Chair, Legal Assistants Committee, Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas;

  • Past Member, Pro Bono Committee, Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas;

  • Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists;

  • Past Panel Chair, District 10C Grievance Committee;

  • Member, San Antonio Bar Association;

  • Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas; and

  • Fee Dispute Committee for the San Antonio Bar Association, 1995-1996 and 1996-1997.

 

TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
  • Admitted to the Bar in Texas in 1990; and

  • United States Federal District Court, Western and Northern Districts of Texas, 1990.

 

LAW RELATED PUBLICATIONS, ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND HONORS
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV rating

  • 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Texas Monthly Super Lawyer;

  • 2004 Who’s Who in Law & Accounting as featured in the San Antonio Business Journal;

  • “San Antonio’s Best Lawyers,” as featured in Scene in S.A. magazine, August 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, 2012 and 2013;

  • “San Antonio’s Top Divorce Lawyers” as featured in Scene in S.A. magazine, 2003;

  • 1996 Outstanding Young Family Lawyer, San Antonio, Texas;

  • 1990 Outstanding Young Men in America;

  • Speaker, Family Law - Problem Issues, 2016 CDC Annual Workshop;

  • Speaker, Temporary Orders Hearing, 2012 Advanced Family Law Course;

  • Speaker, Valuation of Property, 2010 Advanced Family Law Course;

  • Author, Speaker, More Money, Less Stress:  Law Office Management and Technology, 2010 Advanced Family Law Course;

  • Author, Speaker, Closing the File, May 5, 2010 – Marriage Dissolution Institute, San Antonio, Texas

  • Speaker, Buying a Business: Capital Intensive v. Asset Based, March 26, 2009 - Representing Small Business Course, Dallas, Texas;

  • Author, Speaker, Valuation, April 17, 2008 – Marriage Dissolution Seminar, Galveston, Texas;

  • Author, Speaker, How to Help the Judge Rule in Your Favor: Preparing for Temporary Orders Hearing - May 9, 2007 - Marriage Dissolution Seminar, El Paso, Texas, Enhancing        your Legal Practice with the Attorney/Paralegal Team;

  • Speaker, Maximizing the Take at a Final Property Hearing - Family Law Essentials for  $2000 or Free-April 20, 2007, Mineral Wells, Texas - The Pro Bono Committee of the Family    Law Section of the State Bar of Texas;

  • Moderator/Coordinator, Family Law Essentials for $2000 or Free - September 30, 2005,  Eagle Pass, Texas - The Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas;

  • Moderator, Speaker, Effective Mediation at the Next Level, April 1, 2004, San Antonio, Texas - San Antonio Family Lawyers Association;

  • Author, Speaker, Identifying, Characterizing and Valuing the Marital Estate: An Overview - October 1, 2003, San Antonio, Texas - Legal Assistants University;

  • Moderator/Coordinator, Family Law Essentials for $2000 or Free, September 11, 2003, Lubbock, Texas - The Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas;

  • Author, Speaker, The Trial of a Family Law Case and Ethical Conduct, January 31, 2001- Texas General Practice and Ethics Institute - Stromar Educational Services, Inc.;

  • Author, Speaker, The Trial of a Family Law Case and Ethical Conduct, September 26,  2000 - Stromar Educational Services, Inc.;

  • Author, Speaker, Working with Divorce Clients and Opposing Counsel, Sweet, Nice and Polite, January 28, 2000 - Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals;

  • Co-Author, Speaker, The Trial of a Family Law Case and Ethical Conduct, January 26, 2000 - Stromar Educational Services, Inc.;

  • Co-Author, Common Law, Informal, and Putative Marriage, 2013 Marriage Dissolution Institute

  • Co-Author, Speaker, Evidence, October 27, 1999 - Stromar Educational Services, Inc.

  • Co-Author, What they don’t teach you in Law School about setting and Collecting Attorney’s Fees, 1997 Advanced Family Law Course;

  • Co-Author, Practical Tips from the Top, 1996 Marriage Dissolution Institute; and

  • Co-Author, Express Trusts in Divorce, 1995 Advanced Family Law Course.

 

Jessica Bartlett

Associate Attorney

 

Negem Law Firm | Energy Plaza | 8620 N. New Braunfels, Suite 105 San Antonio, Texas 78217 | Tel: 210-226-1200 Fax: 210-798-2654

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