Houston Family Law and Divorce Attorneys Harris County Child Custody and Support Lawyers
For over 35 years, the nationally and internationally recognized Houston family law and divorce attorneys of Conner & Lindamood and its predecessor firm have provided sound legal advice and trustworthy guidance to clients considering divorce in southeast Texas. Our family law practice is comprehensive. We have the proven experience and skill to handle the emotional and complicated issues that often arise in divorce, such as child custody and support, alimony, the division of community property and protection of separate property. Conner & Lindamood has earned a reputation for success in helping our clients deal with difficult personal situations and the additional complexities that high net worth families encounter in the divorce process. Find out more about our areas of practice. A Reputable Texas Family Law Firm Some of the local and national recognition our firm and attorneys have received includes: AV-rated* under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system Listed in The Best Lawyers in America: Family Law 2005-2010 Selected by Texas Monthly Magazine as Texas Super Lawyers, 2004-2010 Named to H Texas Magazine's Houston Legal Eagles: Family Law 2004-2010 Recognized by The Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys Featured in Selecting Your Divorce Lawyer: The Consumer Guide to Harris County Featured in The Houston Business Journal's Who's Who in Houston Law To discuss your case in a completely confidential conversation with a nationally and internationally recognized Houston divorce attorney at one of Texas' premier divorce family law firms, please call us in Houston at (713) 654-2112. You may also e-mail one of our partners directly. We also provide legal representation in Galveston County, Brazoria County, and Fort Bend County. To contact us outside the greater Houston area, call toll free (866) 504-0857. *CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories legal ability and general ethical standards.
1221 Lamar Street, Suite 1010
Houston TX 77010
A Comprehensive Texas Family Law Firm in Houston, Texas Divorce and Property Division Child Custody and Support Paternity
The Houston divorce and family law attorneys of Conner & Lindamood draw on over three decades of litigation, mediation and collaborative legal experience to provide clients in Texas with high-quality and cost-effective guidance and representation across a full range of family law matters: -Divorce, including representation at temporary hearings to determine how bills get paid and who lives in the family home while the divorce is pending -Separation and divorce planning to ensure that decisions made in haste do not affect the outcome of your case if or when you file for divorce -Issues of high net worth divorce, specifically accurate valuation of all marital assets, property and business interests and addressing concerns over potentially unwanted publicity -Family violence and protective orders to address alleged domestic abuse, spousal assault and child abuse -Property settlements to establish a fair and equitable property division in divorce -Complex marital estates requiring significant experience and resources in order to perform a fair and accurate valuation and division of property and assets -Uncovering hidden assets that should rightfully be subject to property division -Asset protection strategies to identify and preserve separate property in a divorce -Investment and retirement accounts, specifically if and to what degree these assets are subject to division in divorce -Alimony and spousal maintenance both during the course of a divorce and continuing afterward -Child custody, child support and visitation agreements and complex issues requiring creative solutions -Relocation and move-away cases involving changes to visitation or custody when a parent moves out of state or out of the country -Grandparents' rights regarding visitation and custody -Paternity suits to establish parental rights or to defend against false allegations -Custody and support modification in cases where the basic fairness of the original court order is in question because circumstances have changed substantially The lawyers of Conner & Lindamood employ three proven methods to resolve disputes in any of these areas of practice: -Mediation to negotiate a fair and reasonable agreement -Litigation to protect our clients' rights in court
Tom Conner is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the top Family Lawyers in the United States. Tom is an elected Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is also honored nationally in The Best Lawyers in America-Family Law. Since the inception of their listings, Texas Monthly Magazine has named him a Texas Super-Lawyer and as a Legal Eagle-Family Law by H Texas Magazine. The Houston Business Journal recognizes Tom in its Who's Who in Houston Law. Board Certified in Family Law by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization for 30 years, he is A-V Rated, the highest award, given by the national lawyer rating service of Martindale-Hubbell.
Education and Professional Training:
Tom graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. The value of a business degree is immeasurable in the practice of Family Law, where an understanding of financial documents and valuations of accounts, businesses and property is critical. While at the University, Tom was active in numerous campus and civic activities and served as President of his fraternity.
Tom attended law school at the University of Houston, graduating in the top 25% of his class. While there, he was honored with election to the Order of the Barons for his academic work and was inducted into the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity in recognition of his academic performance in law school.
He has spoken at numerous Continuing Legal Education courses on behalf of the State Bar of Texas, University of Houston, and South Texas College of Law. His legal writings have appeared in the Texas Bar Journal and The Houston Lawyer.
Presently, he serves as Master Emeritus in the Family Law Division of the American Inns of Court, mentoring less-experienced lawyers in the field of Family Law.
Tom was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1973. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Courts for the Southern District of Texas.
An active member of the State Bar of Texas, he was elected a Director of the State Bar of Texas, the governing body for the lawyers of Texas. While serving his three-year term, he chaired the Committee to Nominate the State Bar President. In other service to the Bar, he served six years on a Grievance Committee, the Executive Director Search Committee, the Family Law Advisory Council to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and numerous other Bar Committees. He was also honored by his peers when he was elected President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.
Honors and Associations:
-Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2013
-Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003-2013
-Who's Who in Houston Law, The Houston Business Journal
-Legal Eagle, H Texas Magazine, 2004-2010
-Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers & International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
-Fellow, Texas Association of Family Law Specialists
-Member/Past Director, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
-Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
-Charter Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
-Past President, Houston Trial Lawyers Association
-Master Emeritus, Family Law Division, American Inns of Court
Service to the Community:
Tom Conner believes it is imperative to give back to the community. He serves as a Trustee of TIRR (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research) Foundation. He is a member of St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, where he has served on the Associate Vestry and as Chairman of Sunday Schools. Additionally, he has served as Chairman of Cub Scout Pack 55. He is also active in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, where he currently serves as a Director. He is a Past Chairman of the Legal Advisory Committee and a member of the International Committee.
Areas of Practice
-Certified Legal Specialties
-Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
-Honors and Awards
-The Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2012
-Professional Associations and Memberships
-International and American Academies of Matrimonial Law, Member