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Languages spoken: German, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Child Support: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Divorce: 25%
  4. Family: 25%

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  • Monica Macias Cruz

    Mike McCurley is the best family law attorney in the country.


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  • Michael David Wysocki

    There is only one Mike McCurley. He is Family Law in Texas. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

McCurley, Orsinger, McCurley, Nelson & Downing, L.L.P.

5950 Sherry Lane Suite 800
Dallas, TX, 75225


4311 Oak Lawn Ave Ste 450
Dallas, TX, 75219-2354



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197207/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2006
Best LawyersN/A2003
Texas Top 100 & D/FW Top 100SuperLawyer2003
Best Family Lawyer in TexasTexas Lawyer's Go-To Guide2002
Best LawyersN/A2001
Sam Emison AwardTexas Academy of Family Law SpecialistN/A
Best LawyersN/AN/A
Best LawyersN/AN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMemberN/A
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Annette StewartMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMember2001 - 2003
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersPresident1998 - 1998
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersPresident-Elect1997 - 1997
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersVice President1994 - 1996
Board of ManagersMember1993 - 1993
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersTreasurer1991 - 1993
State Bar of TexasChairman1991 - 1993
State Bar of TexasMember1988 - 1996
Board of GovenorsMember1988 - 1998
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow1984 - 2002
State Bar of TexasMember1982 - 1982
Publication nameTitleDate
Canyon Ranch"Divorce: Prevention, Survival & Recovery",2006
Unknown"Getting Past Impasse in Collaborative Law"2005
Unknown"Improving Quality of Life While Practicing Law: The Ulitmate Balancing Act"2004
Marriage Dissolution SeminarClient Centered Collaborative Law - A Human Bridge to Serendipity2004
AAML/AICPA National Conference on DivorceHandling 'THE BIG CASE'2003
Unknown"What?! You Mean I Have to Go to Trial? How to Prepare for and Win a Custody Case"2003
AAML/AICPA Conference on Divorce and Annual Advanced Family Course"Helping Judge and Jury Understand Valuation Testimony",2002
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers"Attorney's Fee - Setting and Collecting Them and Unique Strategy for Setting the Fee Agreement"2000
UnknownMansions, Mercedes and Marital Meltdowns: A Lawyer's Guide to Representing the Rich and Famous Client",2000
Unknown"Shrinking the Shrinks"1999
Unknown"Shrinking the Shrinks Down to Size",1998
Marriage Dissolution Institute"Voir Dire Demonstration",1997
Unknown"Advanced and Persuasive Trial Tactics",1997
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers"Managing the Difficult Client",1996
Unknown"Winning Your Case in ADR",1996
Unknown"Cross Examination" and "The Art of Persuasion",1995
State Bar of Texas, Utah Chpt., American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Products Liability Seminar"The Happy Healthy Trial Lawyer"1994
American Bar Association publication"Insights for the Stressed Out, Strung Out Lawyer",1994
TSCPA Divorce Conference"Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll of Family Law",1994
Unknown"Deposition Strategies for Custody Cases",1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawN/A1972
University of North TexasN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Maryland ChapterManaging the Difficult Client1996
TSCPA Divorce Conference"Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll of Family Law"1994
State Bar of Texas, Utah Chpt., American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Products Liability Seminar"The Happy, Healthy Trial Lawyer"1994
American Bar AssociatonInsights for the Stressed Out, Strung Out Lawyer1994
State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course"Deposition Strategies for Custody Cases",1993
State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course"Bad Facts Custody",1992
State Bar of Texas"Ultimate Trial Notebook",1992
Law Education Institute"Stress Management",1992
American Bar AssociationFraud, Mistake, Etc.1992
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Mid Year MeetingSame-Sex Cohabitation Agreements1992
State Bar of New York"Stress Management",1991