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Shannon Lynch

Shannon Lynch

Contact Info

500 N. Akard St. Suite 2150
Dallas, TX 75201

Tel: (214) 720-1331
Fax: (214) 965-9500
Membership Type : Attorney
Firm/Company : Law Offices of Shannon R. Lynch
Web Site :

Area of Emphasis:
Shannon R. Lynch practices exclusively in the family law field, helping families resolve their conflicts in the most amicable and financially responsible way possible. She is a trained and highly experienced Collaborative Family Lawyer and Mediator and handles a variety of family law matters, including divorce, child custody and possession, child support, paternity, termination of parental rights and adoption, international adoption, pre- and post-marital agreements, grandparent access, and basic estate planning.

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Education / Training

Collaborative Law:
-Basic Training (what's this?)
-Interdisciplinary Training (what's this?)
-Advanced Training (what's this?)

Mediation Training:
1991,Dispute Mediation Services. 1992,Settlement Consultants Inc. Advanced Family Dynamics Training 1993, Dispute Mediation Services Advanced Family Law/Bias Awareness Training

Other Training: 1995,ABA Divorce Arbitration

Undergraduate: B.B.A. S.M.U. 1983

Law School: S.M.U.


Licenses: Texas 1986

Further Info

Professional Activities: Board of Directors, Dallas County Bar Association Family Law Section, 1998 - 2001, Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2003 - present. Completed Highest Level III Training in December 2004. Founding Member, Texas Collaborative Lawyers, 2001 - present - Charter Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, 2002 - present, Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 1991-present. Texas Academy of Mediators, 1994-present. Member, Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution, 1991-present. Volunteer Mediator, Dispute Mediation Services, 1991-present. Arbitrator, American Bar Association Section of Family Law, 1995-present. Who's Who in American Law, 1990-present. Texas Monthly Super Lawyer (voted in and non-advertising). 2004 Family Law Instructor, Southern Methodist University. Legal Assistant Certification Program, 1987-1989. Texas Young Lawyers Association, Family Law Council, Chairman, 1989-1990. Chairman, Austin Young Lawyers Association. Child Advocacy Committee, 1989-1990. Member, Travis County Bar Association Adopt-A School Committee. Mentor at Crockett High School in Austin, Texas. Director, Child Custody Battles - Don't Forget the Children - Award Winning Video produced by Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Member, American Bar Association Family Law Section. Federal Legislation Committee, 1987-1989. Texas High School Regional Mock Trial Competition. Co-Chairman 1989, Semifinal Panelist 1989, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997. Member, American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, and various sections of each. Advisory Board Member, Hannah's HouseChildren in the Middle, 2003 - 2004. Board of Directors, Genesis Women's Shelter Alliance, 2002 - 2003. Director, St. Michael and All Angel Episcopal Church Child Development Board, 2001 - 2003. S.M.U. School of Law - Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, President 1985-1986. Student Bar Association, Treasurer 1985-1986. Best Brief - 1st Year Moot Court Competition Finalist. Justice - 1986-1991 Moot Court Competition. National Champion - Womens Quad, FINA Masters Nationals Rowing 1993

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