Sharon Corsentino is an experienced collaborative law attorney, mediator and litigator who works primarily in the areas of family law, probate, and estate planning. She handles a variety of cases including divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, termination, parentage, estate planning and probate.
Sharon’s non-adversarial approach to divorce focuses on maintaining long-term family relationships and keeping children’s best interests at heart. She helps couples settle their disputes privately in a dignified manner, without involving a judge who could impose decisions on them that do not meet their needs. Sharon’s approach generally results in unique settlements that truly address the interests and concerns of all parties.
In her role as an experienced mediator, she enjoys helping parties settle their cases outside of the courtroom. Sharon recognizes the value of allowing the parties to craft their own settlements to meet their specific needs.
In the event a case is not settled through the collaborative process or in mediation, Sharon draws on her experience as a litigator. She is licensed to practice in Texas state courts, in the federal district courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sharon is a former adjunct faculty member of the Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution Program at El Centro College, a part of the Dallas County Community College District.
Languages spoken: German, English
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I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Sharon when she was the opposing counsel on a contentious case. I found Sharon to be knowledgeable and able to maintain her professionalism under very stressful circumstances. I highly recommend Sharon.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2003||07/16/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2015 Super Lawyer||Texas Monthly Magazine / Super Lawyers||2015|
|2014 Super Lawyer||Texas Monthly Magazine / Super Lawyers||2014|
|2013 Rising Star||Texas Monthly / Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|2012 Rising Star||Texas Monthly / Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Partner||Albin Yates Balius Roach||2014 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||University of North Texas||2014 - Present|
|Senior Associate||Albin Yates Balius Roach||2012 - Present|
|Partner||Calhoun Pena Corsentino, P.C.||2011 - 2012|
|Senior Associate||Albin Harrison Roach||2004 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Plano Chamber of Commerce||Women's Division Treasurer||2016 - Present|
|Collaborative Professionals of Dallas||2015 President||2010 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||N/A|
|Collin County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Collin County Young Lawyers Association.||Member||N/A|
|Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court||N/A||N/A|
|International Association of Collaborative Professionals||N/A||N/A|
|Empress Exchange||Treasurer||2012 - 2013|
|Washington University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Texas System, Austin||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|DCAP Mediation Training||Preparing for Mediation - Attorney and Mediator's Perspectives||2016|
|2015 Fall Semester||Family Law Mediation Course||2015|
|UNT/DCAP Mediation Training||Challenges in Mediation||2014|
|AFWA Monthly Meeting||Collaborative Law: An Overview for First Responders||2014|
|2014 Fall Semester - ADR Program||Family Law Mediation Course||2014|
|IACP Forum||The Art of the De-Brief||2013|
|Family Law Mediation||Texas Family Code||2013|
|Family Law Mediation Course||Texas Family Code||2012|
|Family Law Mediation||Texas Family Code||2012|
|Association's Monthly Meeting||Family Law Paralegals||2011|
|Association's Monthly Meeting||Using Investigators in Family Law Cases||2009|