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Simi Denson, Attorney at Law, P.C. represents Texas intended parents, gestational carriers, traditional surrogates, and egg donors in contract negotiations and parentage establishment.  The law practice is limited to surrogacy and donor arrangements-- Ms. Denson does not represent divorce clients and will not provide divorce, child support, or custody consultations.

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Licensed

  1. Contracts: 50%
    13 years
  2. Life Sciences: 30%
    13 years
  3. Health Care: 10%
    13 years
  4. Adoption: 10%
    13 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Kiele Linroth Pace

    Kelly helps people who need assistance with reproductive technology law, especially in the area of surrogacy. Her clients are intended parents, surrogates, and egg donors in the U.S. as well as intended parents elsewhere who have a surrogate who will deliver here.

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  • Alan Eugene Ryman

    I endorse this attorney. Trusted source for legal service and advice for clients looking to adopt a child.

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Contact info

Simi Denson, Attorney at Law, P.C.

P.O. Box 4364
Austin, TX, 78765

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200307/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Austin Under 40 Awards Legal Category FinalistYoung Women’s Alliance and Young Men’s Business League2016
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2014
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySimi Denson, Attorney at Law, P.C.2009 - Present
Child Protection Courts AttorneyOffice of Court Administration2010 - 2015
AttorneyDepartment of Family and Protective Services (CPS)2008 - 2010
Clinical ProfessorUniversity Of Texas School Of Law2007 - 2007
Contracts AttorneyRMT, Inc.2005 - 2007
AssociateStrasburger & Price2003 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationAssisted Reproductive Technologies Committee Member2015 - Present
Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of AustinMember2014 - Present
American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology AttorneysBoard of Trustees; Fellow; Ethics Committee Member2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2003 - Present
Austin Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Austin Young Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gestational AgreementsN/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Creative Family ConnectionsGestational Surrogacy in Texas2015
Austin American -StatesmanTexas cited as surrogate-friendly amid ‘mini-explosion’ of such births2014
Houston Family MagazineSurrogacy: Every Day Women, Extraordinary Stories2014
Texas LawyerSurrogacy Sanctuary: Couples Look to Surrogacy-Friendly Texas2014
Texas Department of Family and Protective ServicesTexas Practice Guide for Child Protective Services Attorneys2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Rice UniversitySociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Travis County Bench BarCLE Ethics Tango2015
AAAA/AAARTA Mid-Year ConferenceHandling Sticky Surrogacy Situations: Real life dilemmas from contract formation through birth2015
Inaugral Texas Surrogacy CelebrationTexas Surrogacy2014
Travis County District Judges and Staff AttorneysGestational Agreements2012
Texas Permanency SummitAttorney Group Facilitator2012
Austin LGBT Bar CLEHow Babies are Made2012
Statewide Program Directors MeetingMultiethnic Placement and Adoption2009
DFPS Legal CLEFourth Amendment Trial Strategies2009