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ADAM W. DIETRICH
215 Simonton Street
Conroe, Texas 77301
(936) 828-3898
adam@harrisondietrich.com


 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


 


HARRISON & DIETRICH, PLLC
Partner January 2011 – Present Conroe, Texas
 · Practice focused entirely on family law including divorce, child custody, child support, property division, mediation, CPS cases, adoptions, and grandparent’s rights
 · Presented case on oral argument to 13th Court of Appeals – Corpus Christi, Texas
 · Appointed by all Montgomery County courts hearing family law cases as attorney ad litem and amicus attorney representing children
 · Over 75 jury and bench trials as of January 2015


 


BAKER & BECK, PLLC
Associate Attorney May 2009 – December 2010 Conroe, Texas
 · Multi-disciplinary attorney with experience in appellate law, construction law, family litigation, criminal litigation, probate law, general civil litigation, and consumer bankruptcy
 · Researched and drafted two appellate briefs which were presented at oral argument in the 9th Court of Appeals for the State of Texas
 · Represented multiple contractors and plaintiffs in construction lawsuits involving construction negligence, foreclosure of mechanic’s liens and other collection efforts
 · Represented numerous clients in all aspects of family law proceedings
 · Represented numerous clients in felony and misdemeanor cases including Aggravated Robbery, Burglary of a Habitation, and Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
 · Represented numerous clients in probate proceedings
 · Experience in general civil litigation defense and consumer bankruptcy


 


BAKER & BECK, P.C.
Extern/Law Clerk September 2008 – May 2009 Conroe, Texas
 · Researched and drafted three appellate briefs which were presented to the 9th and 13th Courts of Appeal for the State of Texas
 · Assisted and conducted as second chair several jury trials in felony and misdemeanor courts in Montgomery County, Texas
 · Drafted family law petitions, discovery documents and orders pertaining to child custody, property division, CPS cases, adoptions, and grandparents rights
 · Drafted and answered discovery requests in complex federal civil litigation cases involving multiple plaintiffs and defendants
 · Researched numerous legal issues and drafted memoranda for courts, attorneys and clients
 · Appeared in court in behalf of supervising attorney in family, civil, and criminal matters


 


HAVIS LAW OFFICES, PLLC
Law Clerk May 2006 – September 2008 Lansing, Michigan
 · Trial preparation and second chair responsibilities as a clerk in Michigan Circuit and District Courts
 · General file management and office management responsibilities including research and writing of briefs, memoranda, and pleadings
 · Researched and drafted a successful Motion for Summary Disposition in a construction negligence case
 · Researched and drafted a successful Response to Motion for Summary Disposition in a legal malpractice claim



BAKER & BECK, P.C.
Law Clerk February 2005 – December 2005 Conroe, Texas
 · Instituted file management system and software that was adopted by the entire firm
 · Trial preparation and in court responsibilities as a clerk in felony and misdemeanor cases
 · Expert witness coordination and preparation for felony jury trials
 · Researched complex psychological issues and prepared memorandums in support of competency hearings


 


LAW OFFICES OF STEPHEN D. JACKSON
Law Clerk December 2000 – February 2005 Conroe, Texas
 · Trial preparation for over 75 felony and misdemeanor cases including four Capital Murder cases, two of which were tried before a jury
 · Second chair trial responsibilities for over 100 felony, misdemeanor, and civil bench trials
 · Researched and drafted four appellate briefs which were presented to various Courts of Appeal in the State of Texas
 · General file management and office management responsibilities including research and writing of briefs, memoranda, and pleadings


 


EDUCATION


 THOMAS M. COOLEY LAW SCHOOL Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctor, January 2009
 · Moot Court Board and Mock Trial Board, Member
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY Huntsville, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, December 2000
 · Criminal Justice minor
 · Postgraduate coursework in Criminal Justice


 


MEMBERSHIPS


 · Associate Judge, Patton Village Municipal Court, 2013 - Present
 · State Bar of Texas, licensed May 1, 2009
 · State Bar of Texas, Family Law Division
 · Montgomery County Bar Association
 · Montgomery County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
 · Past President, Montgomery County Emergency Services District #11
 · Member, Community Chamber of Commerce of East Montgomery County, Texas
 · Vice President, Splendora Youth Baseball Association, 2015 - Present


 


AWARDS


 · Thomas M. Cooley Law School – Dean’s List – Spring, Summer and Fall 2006
 · Thomas M. Cooley Law School – Honor Roll – Spring, Summer and Fall 2006
 · Certificate of Merit for highest grade in Research and Writing
 · Certificate of Merit for highest grade in Pretrial Skills
 · Certified Attorney Ad Litem

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Child Custody: 35%
    8 years
  2. Divorce: 35%
    8 years
  3. Mediation: 25%
    8 years
  4. Adoption: 5%
    8 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Katherine Ellen Shipman

    Adam Dietrich is competent, knowledgeable, and gives practical advice to his clients. I used Adam as a family law mediator and was impressed with his ability to help us come to a partial agreement in a particularly difficult situation.

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Contact info

215 Simonton Street
Conroe, TX, 77301

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200901/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Merit - Pretrial SkillsThomas M. Cooley Law School2008
Certificate of Merit - Research and WritingThomas M. Cooley Law School2008
Dean's List 3Thomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Dean's List 1Thomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Dean's List 2Thomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Honor Roll 2Thomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Honor Roll 1Thomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Honor Roll 3Thomas M. Cooley Law School2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney and CounselorHarrison & Dietrich, PLLC2011 - Present
Attorney and Counselor at LawBaker & Beck, P.C.2005 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Splendora Youth Baseball AssociationVice President2015 - Present
Patton Village Municipal CourtAssociate Judge2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2009