Attorney at Law
About Janet Denton
About Janet Denton
Martindale-Hubbell Biography
General Overview/Timetable
Preparing for Temporary Orders
Children's Issues
Property Issues
What is Collaborative Law
Collaborative Law FAQ
Northeast Collaborative Professionals
Proposed Parenting Plan Worksheet
Allocation of Parental Rights and Duties
How To Fill Out Your Financial Information Statement
Instructions On Filling Out Your Inventory And Appraisment

JANET M. DENTON
5712 Colleyville Blvd., Ste. 240
Colleyville, TX 76034
janetmdenton@msn.com
817-479-0534/817-479-0538fax

Education/License

  • B.S., University of Texas, 1984
  • J.D., Texas Tech School of Law, 1987
  • Texas State license: 1987

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association: 1993, 1994, 1997, 2006
  • Secretary, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association: 1995, 1996, 1998
  • Secretary, Lawyer's Against Domestic Violence, Tarrant County Bar Association: 1995, 1996, 1998
  • Board of Directors, Tarrant County Bar Association: 1998-2000
  • Delegate to American Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association: 2000-04
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation: 2003-present
  • Member, Fee Arbitration Committee, Tarrant County Bar Association: 1993-1995
  • Member, American Bar Association: 2000-present
  • Member, Women's Bar Section, Tarrant County Bar Association: 1998 - present
  • Member, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association: 1990 - present
  • Member, Tarrant County Bar Association: 1993 - present
    People's Law School Committee - 2005-06
    Bench Bar Committee - 2005-06
    Editorial Committee - 2004-05
  • Member, Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association: 1994-present
  • Barrister, Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court: 2000-02
  • Trained Collaborative Lawyer, 2000-present
  • Member, Collaborative Lawyers of Tarrant County, 2002-present
  • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2002-present
  • Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, 2005-present
  • Established Northeast Collaborative Professionals Group, 2006

Awards/Recognition

  • Texas Super Star Attorney, Texas Monthly magazine and Texas Super Stars magazine: 2003, 2004
  • Top Attorneys 2001, family law, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine 2001, 2005
  • "Special Achievement in Bar Leadership" Award - Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association: 2001-2002
  • State Bar of Texas Certificate of Achievement for co-authoring article entitled: "Collaborative Law in Family Cases: Could it Save Our Children?: 2004
  • AV Peer Review Rated: Martindale Hubbell, 2005
  • Strathmore's Who's Who in Business: 2005-06

Law Related Presentations and Publications

  • 1994-97 - Speaker, West Texas Legal Services Protective Order Seminar
  • Speaker, Fort Worth Paralegal Association Certification Course: 1995
  • Author, American Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association Bulletin: June 2000
  • Speaker, Panel moderator, Law Practice Management, TCBA Bench Bar Conference: April 2003
  • Author, President's Page, Tarrant County Bar Association Bulletin: April 2003
  • Speaker, Law Practice Management, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas Seminar: October 2003
  • Speaker, Women in the Law, Texas Wesleyan School of Law Women's Group: November 2003
  • Presenter, Collaborative Law as an Option, Tarrant County Family Court Services Orientation Video: 2004
  • Author, Text for TCBA Celebrating 100 Years Centennial commemorative book, Tarrant County Female Family Lawyers: 2004
  • Co-Author, Collaborative Law in Family Cases: Could it Save our Children?, Tarrant County Bar Association Bulletin: March 2004
  • Author, Be a Hero, Tarrant County Bar Association Bulletin: April 2004
  • Chair, Editorial Board for the Tarrant County Bar Association Bar Bulletin: 2004-05
  • Featured Speaker, Family Law in Texas, The Bridge Youth & Family Services: August 2004
  • Featured Speaker, Law Practice Management, Women's Bar Section of TCBA: September 2004
  • Featured Speaker, Collaborative Law and Mediation, Tarrant County Bar Association People's Law School, March 2005
  • Featured Speaker, The Paralegal's Role in the Collaborative Law Process, Fort Worth Paralegal Association, March 2005

Law Related Periodical/Magazine Publications

  • Featured/Interviewed/Quoted "We are Women, We are Attorneys," Fort Worth Business Press, February 6, 2004 edition.
  • Featured/Interviewed/Quoted "The Dream Team," Divorce Magazine, 2003-2004.
  • Featured/Interviewed/Quoted "It's All in the Family", Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, July 2006

Community Involvement

  • Trainer/Speaker and Volunteer Caseworker, Child Advocates of Tarrant County: 1991-93
  • Volunteer Attorney, Private Attorney Involvement Program, West Texas Legal Services: 1991-1993
  • Trainer/Speaker/Legal Clinic, Women's Center of Tarrant County: 1993-00
  • Volunteer Judge, Rally for Education: 1993-2004
  • Volunteer Attorney, Legal Clinics, West Texas Legal Services: 1996-1997
  • Habitat for Humanity project worker: 2000-2005
  • TCBA Legaline volunteer attorney: 2002-2004
  • Volunteer Speaker, Career Day, JP Elder Middle School: 2003
  • Member, Colleyville Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
  • Member, Leadership Colleyville, 2005-06

 

 
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