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Kristy Dawn Blanchard

Family Attorney at Woodway, TX

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  • Licensed for 19 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2004
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Kristy Blanchard is an accomplished family law attorney in Waco, Texas. She has a reputation for providing clients with zealous yet compassionate representation, both in the courtroom and during settlement proceedings, especially in cases dealing with a child’s welfare or other underdog individuals. Her compassion and thorough preparation have won her a place as one of the top lawyers in Texas for nine straight years in Texas Monthly and within the current issue list of Best Lawyers in America®. Mrs. Blanchard serves as Immediate Past President of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, as a Trustee for the State Bar Private Insurance Exchange, and as an Executive Director of the State Bar of Texas. She also serves on the board of directors for Texas Lawyers for Children, a non-profit organization that provides statewide assistance to judges and attorneys who handle abuse and neglect cases.

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Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC - Main Office
205 M-B Industrial Dr.
Woodway, TX, 76712
Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC - Temple Office
3500 SW H K Dodgen Loop
Suite 202
Temple, TX, 76504
Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC - Dallas Office
3700 River Walk Dr
Ste 155
Flower Mound, TX, 75028
Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC - Marlin Office
142 Bridge Street
Marlin, TX, 76661
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Blanchard & Thomas, PLLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate
  • Koons Fuller, P.C.
  • 2004 - 2014
  • Intern
  • United Stated Federal District Court
  • 1999 - 2000

Education

  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 2004
  • University of North Texas
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Associations

  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Collaborative Professionals of Dallas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Loves Children
  • Board Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Immediate Past President
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Past President
  • 2013 - 2014
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Executive Director
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Texas Family Law Foundation
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2015
  • State Bar of Texas Executive Committee
  • Director
  • 2012 - 2015
  • State Bar Private Insurance Exchange
  • Trustee
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Collin County Bench Bar Conference
  • Chair
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Vice President
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Secretary
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Collin County Bar Association
  • Director
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Board of Directors
  • 2009 - 2014
  • Collin County Bench Bar Foundation
  • Director
  • 2008 - 2014
  • Low Income Texans Committee
  • Immediate Past President
  • 2008 - 2012
  • Family Law/Seniors Outreach/Children’s Rights
  • Immediate Past President
  • 2008 - 2013
  • On Line Member Services
  • Immediate Past President
  • 2008 - 2013
  • Collin County Young Lawyers Association
  • Director
  • 2005 - 2014
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • 2005 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2011
  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program’s Finest
  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
  • 2011
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2009
  • President's Award of Merit
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • 2009
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2008
  • Top Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2007
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Publications

  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Family Law Toolbox
  • 2015
  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Grievance & Malpractice 101
  • 2014
  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Social Media 101
  • 2014
  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • What You Should Know About Your Child Abuse, Neglect or CPS Case
  • 2013
  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Pro Se Divorce Handbook
  • 2010
  • Half Moon LLC
  • Working With Divorce Clients and Opposing Counsel
  • 2005
  • The Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • What to Expect in Texas Family Law Court
  • 2005
  • Marriage Dissolution Institute
  • Defending and Enforcing Old Child Support Claims
  • 2005
  • State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Course
  • High Tech Evidence, Websites, Hardrives
  • 2004
  • General Practice Institute, Baylor University School of Law
  • Family Law Update - What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
  • 2004
  • Family Law: Ultimate Trial Notebook
  • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
  • 2004
  • Law Education Institute, Inc.
  • High Tech Evidence, How to Find It and Get It In
  • 2004
  • Family Law Drafting Course
  • Creative Discovery
  • 2002
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Speaking Engagements

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers CLE
  • The Little Voice
  • 2011
  • 35th Annual Advanced Family Law Course
  • Mechanics of Effective Cross Examination
  • 2009
  • 32nd Annual Marriage Dissolution Course
  • Discovery From Third Parties
  • 2009
  • 34th Annual Advanced Family Law Course
  • Trying and Defending the Contempt Case - Details, Details, Details
  • 2008
  • Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar
  • Alimony, Maintenance and Temporary Spousal Support
  • 2006
  • SMU Dedman School of Law
  • The Practice of Family Law
  • 2004
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Woodway Family Lawyer Kristy Dawn Blanchard
Kristy Dawn Blanchard
Family Attorney
Woodway, TX
Licensed for 19 years