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Julie Quaid – Quaid Farish – Dallas, TX Collaborative Divorce Lawyers


March 10, 2019  

Julie QuaidWith almost forty years’ experience handling a myriad of family law litigation cases, Julie Quaid understands that the end of a relationship is one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. She provides compassionate, experienced representation to clients considering the unique aspects of each client’s case, whether the issues include children, finances or both.

After years of practicing family law and seeing the destruction that litigation often caused in both the client’s personal and business life, Julie was driven by a desire to play a role in lessening the emotional and financial cost experienced by parties in family law litigation. Upon becoming trained in the collaborative divorce process, she knew she had found a way to really help families achieve their goals while in the throes of a family law matter and craft a durable solution while protecting their valued privacy.

This Collaborative Divorce Professional is Credentialed by Collaborative Divorce Texas

bestlawyersjuliehquaidallJulie Quaid serves on Collaborative Divorce Texas Board of Directors. She was selected as the Collaborative Law: Family Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America©, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 in the field of Collaborative Law: Family Law and Family Law, a SuperLawyer in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 has been honored by D Magazine as one of the Best Women Lawyers in Dallas, holds an AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in the Martindale Hubbell Registry of Preeminent Lawyers and the Martindale Hubbell Registry of Preeminent Women Lawyers.

Julie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Austin College in 1978 and a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1981.  She is a trained mediator and is credentialed in collaborative divorce.  Julie is a member of the American Bar Association,  American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility, the State Bar of Texas (including membership in the Family Law, Collaborative Law, LGBT and Animal Rights Sections), the College of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association, Denton County Bar Association, Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism, Collaborative Divorce Texas, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Divorce Dallas and The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Julie additionally is a Life Member of the Texas Family Law Foundation, a Life Fellow of the Dallas Bar Association and a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

Julie has been active throughout her professional career in providing pro bono services to the poor, including being involved in the Child Protective Services Collaborative Project.  She volunteers and has been on the Board of Directors of Texas Loves Children, and is on the Board and is Vice Chair of Collaborative Divorce Texas,, a 501(c)(3) organization that educates families about the benefits of using the collaborative divorce process instead of litigation while training and providing resources to collaborative professionals.  She is also currently Board Chair of Café Momentum, a Dallas-based restaurant and culinary training facility that is a 501(c)(3) organization providing a positive, safe environment to at-risk youth while teaching intensive culinary, job and life-skills as well as providing mentorship and support. She is past Chair of Collaborative Divorce Dallas, the Dallas Bar Association’s Collaborative Law Section and the State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Section.  She has been the course director and on the planning committee for seminars and trainings serving her professional community and is a frequent presenter and trainer of fellow attorneys, mental health and financial professionals statewide, nationally and internationally in the area of collaborative law.

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