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Leslie Hume  is a 1978 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. She has been board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1991. Since her first mediation training in 1991, Leslie has assisted many other attorneys in her work as a mediator. She has also worked as a collaborative lawyer since 2003.


In May 2016, Leslie Hume accepted a position as Program Officer for the Texas Access to Justice Foundation.


 


 

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  1. Family: 100%
    37 years

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Texas Access to Justice Foundation

1601 Rio Grande Street
Austin, TX, 78701

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197908/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
J. Chrys Dougherty AwardVolunteer Legal Services of Central Texas2001
Pro Bono AwardVolunteer Legal Services of Central Texas1995
Public Service AwardTravis County Women Lawyers' Association1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Leslie D. Hume1995 - Present
Managing Attorney, Family Law SectionLegal Aid Society of Central Texas1983 - 1995
Staff AttorneyLegal Aid Society of Central Texas1979 - 1983
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Association of MediatorsMember2015 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMember1991 - Present
Travis County Women Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
Austin Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1979 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember1979 - Present
Travis County Women Lawyers AssociationSecretary2010 - 2011
State Bar of Texas, Lawyer Referral Service CommitteeMember2008 - 2012
State Bar of Texas, Legal Services to the Poor CommitteeMember1994 - 1998
Travis County Bar Association, Family Law Task ForceMember1993 - 1994
Travis County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution CommitteeMember1992 - 1992
Travis County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPresident1991 - 1991
Travis County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Advisory BoardMember1990 - 1995
Travis County Lawyer Referral Service, Board of DirectorsMember1990 - 1994
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarChild Custody and Visitation Rights2011
National Business Institute SeminarChild Custody and Visitation Rights2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of KansasN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Violence Clinic, 2012-presentMediation in Family Violence Cases2015
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinshExploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues2011
Handling Divorce Cases from Start to FinishExploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues2010
Family Law A-ZWhat Family Court Judges Want You to Know2010