Charles Hardy

Charles Hardy

Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht LLP

Profile

Education

St. Mary’s Law School

Admitted to Practice

Texas

AAML Position(s) Held

National
  • Website Co-Chairman Emeritus
State
  • Chapter President – Texas

Legal Organizations

  • President – Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (2013-2014)
  •  Past President -Tx AAML Chapter (2009-2010)
  • Past President (twice) – San Antonio Fam. Lawyers Association (1989-present)
  • Member – Family Law Council Member of the State Bar of Texas Family Law Council
  •  AAML Website Committee Committee Co-Chair (2012-2019)
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CLE Presentations

  • U. S. Enforcement of Mexican Decrees, San Antonio Family Lawyers Association, November 17, 1999, San Antonio, Texas.Analysis of the Law and Key Issues: Procedures in Divorce Process, Texas Family Law Practice, January 27, 2000, San Antonio, TX.Applying Procedural Tactics to Enhance Your Client’s Case, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, December 12-13, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana.Playing By the Rules – Using the Rules of Civil Procedure, The Rules of Evidence and the Family Code to Bolster Your Child Custody Case, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, June 2003, San Antonio, TXAdvancing with the Basics – Rules of Procedure in the 21st Century, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, July 22, 2003, Fort Worth, TXExtreme Billing Makeover – Successful Billing Practices and the Mutual Fairness Doctrine, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, June 25, 2004, San Antonio, TXUse of Discovery at Trial – Ultimate Trial Notebook, December 9-10, 2004, Dallas TXNew Year’s Resolutions for Successful Billing Practices! (40 Rules to Making More from your Practice), San Antonio Bar Association, Family Law Section Seminar, December 21, 2004, San Antonio, TXDiscovery and Evidence: What I’ve Forgotten Since Law School!, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, March 4, 2005, San Antonio, TXMake More Money – Play More Golf! Increasing Billing Efficiency & Client Satisfaction!, Corpus Christi Bar Association Family Law Section, March 11, 2005, Corpus Christi, TXEvidence and Discovery, TX Bar Advanced Family Law Course, August 8-11, 2005, Dallas, TXLitigation Alternative – Collaborative Law, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 20th Annual Trial Institute
  • January 12, 2006, Reno, Nevada Innovative ADR Litigation Options, San Antonio Bar Association, Family Law Section Seminar, March 3, 2006, San Antonio, TXStandard of Value-How to Determine the Value of An Entity, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, March 8-11, 2006, Cabo San Lucas, MexicoProving Attorney’s Fees (Ways and Means), State Bar of Texas, Ultimate Trial Notebook Family Law 2006, December 7-8, 2006, New Orleans, LouisianaThe Mysteries of Family Law: Ten Must Know Procedures, San Antonio Bar Association, Family Law Section Seminar, March 2, 2007, San Antonio, TXAttorneys Fees Ways and Means, The 30th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, May 10-11, 2007, El Paso, TXThe Mysteries of Family Law: 10 Must Know Procedure & Evidence Tips, Corpus Christi Bar Association, 2007 Family Law Seminar, October 5, 2007, Corpus Christi, TX 2008 Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, January 18-19, 2008, Santa Fe, New MexicoMaximizing Results at Mediation, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, February 29, 2008, San Antonio, TX 31st Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, -Electronic Evidence Panel”, State Bar of Texas, April 17-18, 2008, Galveston, TXCo-Course Director, -Extreme Makeover”, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, 2006, 2007, 200834TH Annual Advanced Family Law Course, Family Law Boot Camp, -Practice in the Trenches – Show Me the Money – Your Financial Relationship with Your Client”, August 10, 2008, San Antonio, TX34th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, -Do I Look Like I’m Negotiating?” Creative Mediation Techniques Panel, August 11, 2008, San Antonio, TXModerator, The Divorce Lawyers and Civil District Judge Discuss Family Violence, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Seminar, October 30, 2008, San Antonio, TXCo-Course Director, 2009 Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Tampa, FL, January 16-17, 2009Case Law Update, 2009 Parent-Child Relationships: Critical Thinking for Critical Issues, The University of Texas School of Law, January 29-30, 2009, Austin, TX Just When You Had It Figured Out – Case Law Update, 2009 Extreme Makeover, San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section, February 27, 2009, San Antonio, TXCo-CLE Director, 2009 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Mid-Year Meeting, March 17-21, 2009, Kauai, Hawaii How to Maintain Your Financial Relationship with Your Client, St. Mary’s Law School, April 13, 2009, San Antonio, TXDisproportionate Divisions, 32nd Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, State Bar of Texas, April 16-17, 2009, Ft. Worth, TXYour Financial Relationship with Your Client, Family Law Section, San Antonio Bar Association, April 21, 2009, San Antonio, TXSuccessful Billing Practices for Family Lawyers, 31st AAML Institute, Florida Chapter of AAML, April 30- May 2, 2009, Orlando, Florida Analyzing Your Property Case: A Prequel to Characterization, Valuation and Division of the Marital Estate, 35th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 5, 2009, Dallas, TXHelp!! My Family Lawyer Stinks!! Tips for Maintaining Good Client Relations and Protocols For Billing and Mediation Prep, 2009 Family Law Seminar, Corpus Christi Bar Association, October 2, 2009, Corpus Christi, TXADR Is NOT A 4-Letter Word! Hot Tops for Successful Litigation Alternatives, The University of Texas School of Law 2010 Parent-Child Relationships Seminar, Austin, TexasBizarre Facts & Creative Solutions, 10th Annual Family Law on the Front Lines, July 1-2, 2010, San Antonio, TexasMore Money and Less Stress: Law Office Management and Technology, State Bar of Texas 26th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 9-12, 2010, San Antonio, TexasCPA’s & Lawyers – A Love Affair That Can Be Taxing, San Antonio CPA Society, September 2, 2010, San Antonio, Texas Top Technologies, Family Law Section, May 17, 2011, San Antonio, TexasAttorney’s Fees (Getting Paid for What You Do), 37th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, July 31, 2011, San Antonio, TexasModerator, Technology, 37th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 4, 2011, San Antonio, TexasTop Technologies, Alamo Area Paralegals Association, September 27, 2011, San Antonio, TexasToday’s Top Thirty Tech Tips, San Antonio Bar Association, Family Law Section Seminar, February 24, 2012, San Antonio, TexasPresenting Your Custody Case Using Technology, 38th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 8, 2012, Houston, Texas2013 Texas Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, February 15, 2013, Colorado Springs, COSuccessful Billing Practices (and the Mutual Fairness Doctrine), 2013 Family Law Course 101, Advanced Family Law Tools for Successful Mediations – Moderator, Advanced Family Law Course, August 7, 2013, San Antonio, TX New Frontiers in Marital Property Law Course Taxes and Divorce Section – Moderator, October 3, 2013, State Bar of Texas, Napa Valley, CAWe Forgot What? Essential Protocols for Running a Successful Law Practice, Advanced Family Law Drafting 2013 Course, December 5-6, 2013, Dallas, TXJudicial Jeopardy – Moderator, 2014 Extreme Family Law Makeover, February 28, 2014, San Antonio, TXBut He’s Just a Baby! Crafting Possession & Access for Children 3 and Under – Moderator, 2014 SAFLA, June 3, 2014, San Antonio, TX Recovering Attorney’s Fees, Advanced Family Law Course Boot Camp, August 3, 2014, San Antonio, TXTimekeeping, Billing, and Collections, Advanced Family Law Course, August 4-7, 2014, San Antonio, TXAttorney fees in Divorce Actions, Marriage Dissolution Institute, April 9-10, 2015, Dallas, TXIndispensable Billing Tips for All Family Lawyers: From Basics to Advanced Ideas, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, June 15-19, 2015, Austin, TX Essential and Efficient Office Protocols for Every Family Law Office, Advanced Family Law Course, August 3-6, 2015, San Antonio, TXThe Application of HIPAA to Your Office and Your Clients, 39th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, April 7-8, 2016, Galveston, TXEthics of Getting Paid, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, June 17, 2016, Ft. Worth, TXHIPAA Compliance and Training for Lawyers, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course 2016• July 6-8, 2016, Dallas, TX• July 27-29, 2016, San Antonio, TX• September 14-16, 2016, Houston, TXHIPAA Compliance and Training for Lawyers and Paralegals, San Antonio Paralegals Association, San Antonio, TX, July 20, 2016Anatomy of an Ethical Fee Agreement, 42nd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 1-4, 2016, San Antonio, TXEssential HIPAA Training for Lawyers, Webinar, State Bar of Texas Webinar, August 24, 2016HIPAA Compliance and Training for Lawyers and Paralegals, Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, September 28-30, 2016, San Antonio, TXThe Risky Business of HIPAA – Why It Should Matter to You, 4th Advanced Estate Planning & Probate, June 7-9, 2017 Successful Family Law Practices, 43rd Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, August 7-10, 2017, San Antonio, TXCourse Director, Advanced Drafting Course, December 7-8, 2017, Ft. Worth, Texas The Mysteries of Family Law – 10 Must Know Procedure and Evidence Tips (or How My Cousin Vinnie Would Try Your Case!), 2018 Marriage Dissolution Seminar, April 12-13, 2018, Dallas, TXEffective (and Ethical) Promotion of Your Law Practice 44th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 13-16, 2018, San Antonio, TX Co-Course Director, 45th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, August 12-15, 2019, San Antonio, TXInflicting Maximum Damage in Depositions – Tips for More Effective Depositions, AAML Webinar, January 16, 2020, Austin, TX Advanced Economics: Make $ at this Gig, FLSBA Back to School Seminar, February 28, 2020, San Antonio, TX

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