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Eric D. Beal

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family, Military Law

About Me

Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Graduated as the Highest Ranking Student from Baylor University School of Law in July, 1990. While in law school, he served as Notes and Comments Editor for the Baylor Law Review, and was on the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Team twice. He received numerous awards, including the  att Dawson Trial Advocacy Award, the Abner McCall Senior Award, and was named Baylor Outstanding Law Student. Prior to law school, Eric served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He is currently in private practice at the Beal Law Firm, where he practices Exclusively Family Law.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Divorce & Separation: 45%
    24 years
  2. Child Custody: 45%
    24 years
  3. Military Law: 5%
    24 years
  4. Family: 5%
    24 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Mark Allan Anderson

    I have known Eric for twenty years and have observed his legal skills as he has enthusiastically represented his family law clients. He is a great lawyer and achieves great results for his clients. He is very knowledgeable about the law and puts his knowledge to use for his client's benefit. I highly endorse Eric.

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Contact Info

Beal Law Firm

2920 W. Southlake Blvd., Ste 140
Southlake, TX, 76092

Beal Law Firm

201 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX, 76102

Beal Law Firm

5956 Sherry Lane
Suite 1000
Dallas, TX, 75225

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199005/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2012
Board CertificationState Bar of Texas2012
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Baylor Law Review, Notes and Comments EditorBaylor University School of Law1990
National Order of BarristersNational Order of Barristers1990
Baylor Order of BarristersBaylor University School of Law1990
Baylor Outstanding Law Student, Spring 1990Baylor University School of Law1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerBeal Law Firm1992 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorDallas Baptist University1992 - 2002
Associate AttorneyBaron & Budd, A Professional Corporation1991 - 1992
AssociateJohnson & Gibbs1990 - 1991
Captain-Legal OfficerUnited States Marine Corps1983 - 1987

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationAdvisory Board2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Entertainment and Sports Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMember2011 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2003 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1990 - Present
Family Law Section of the State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Tarrant County Family Law BarMemberN/A
Military Law Section of the State Bar of TexasMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Bekins Moving & Storage Company v. Jean Williams, 947 S.W.2d 568 (Tex. App. Texarkana, 1997)Won: Judgment against defendant for $178,000
Keene Corporation v. Jessie L. Rogers, Jr., et al, 863 S.W.2d 168 (Tex. App. Texarkana, 1993)N/A
Thomas Carter, et al v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 33 S.W.3d 369, (Tex. App. Fort Worth, 2000)N/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarExploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues2012
National Business Institute SeminarEthical Perils in Divorce Cases2012
Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed ForcesStrategizing in the Technical Arena of Jurisdiction and the Practical Arena of Human Nature2012
National Business Institute SeminarThe End of a Marriage: Marriage Dissolution - Process and Procedure2011
National Business Institute SeminarFamily Law Ethics A-Z2011
National Business Institute SeminarGetting a Divorce Case Off on the Right Foot: A Beginners Guide to Beginning a Divorce2010
National Business Institute SeminarControlling Client Relations and Recognizing Dishonesty2010
National Business Institute SeminarWhen Withdrawal of Counsel is Appropriate2010
Strategies for Family Law in TexasThe Fundamentals of Texas Family Law Case Strategy2010
State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section Report - Volume 2009-5 (Fall)The Practitioner's Guide to Dealing with the Pre-Marital Agreement Client2009
Texas Bar CollegeThe Availability of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress Claims in an Alienation Setting2008
State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section Report - Volume 2008-2 (Summer)Intentional Infliction Claims When Affections Have Been Alienated2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1990
Baylor UniversityBusinessBBA1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinishExploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues2012
Family Law from A to ZEthics2011
Family Law from A to ZMarriage Dissolution - Process and Procedure2011
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinishEthical Perils in Divorce Practice2010
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinishGetting a Divorce Case Off on the Right Foot2010