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Sally Lynne Pretorius

Sally Lynne Pretorius

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support

About Me

 


Sally Pretorius  has experience in family law litigation, handling complex custody cases and managing all aspects of divorce and custody cases. She graduated cum laude from St. Mary's University in San Antonio with a B.A. in Political Science and then moved to Dallas, Texas where she received her Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University. While at Southern Methodist University, she won the regional competition for the ABA Labor & Employment Mock Trial Team and was a semi-finalist at the national competition.


 


Ms. Pretorius currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Austin Young Lawyers Association. Ms. Pretorius recently completed the Austin Bar/AYLA Leadership committee where she helped organize the first ever Pro Bono Prom, raising over $27,000.00 for Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Volunteer Legal Services. She volunteers with the Volunteer Legal Services on a regular basis by providing legal services to walk-in Austin residents, is a provisional member of the Junior League of Austin, and served on the Board of Directors for the Young Women’s Alliance for 2011-2012 year. Ms. Pretorius also pursues her love of litigation with the UT Advocacy Program as a Litigation Institute Instructor, serves as a spar team coach and guest judges for the UT Mock Trial teams. Ms. Pretorius was also recently selected to be a member of the 2012 Leadership Austin Emerge Program.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Child Custody: 45%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 35%
  3. Child Support: 10%
  4. Family: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Koons Fuller Vanden Eykel & Robertson

181 Grand Avenue
Suite 225
Southlake, TX, 76092

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Director for the 2011-2012 YearAustin Young Lawyers Association2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyAndrae Law PLLC2011 - 2013
Associate AttorneyCordell & Cordell2010 - 2011
Associate AttorneyBasden & Ivie2009 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - 2013
Junior League of AustinProvisional Member2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Austin Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Austin Young Lawyers AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San AntonioPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
College PresentationWhat Do Lawyers Do2013
AYLA/ Attorney General General CLEFamily Law Lessons From Reality TV2013
Divorce Basics SeminarTemporary Orders2012