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Craig Haston - Houston, TX

12807 Jones Road Houston, TX 77070

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Updated: 01/29/2021

Houston Family Law Lawyer

About Craig Haston

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Collaborative Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Mediation
  • Adoption
  • Arbitration

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Law - Certified by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1999

Other Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1997 - 2000 (Director)
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1997 - 2000 (Board of Directors)
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2005 - Present (Board of Directors)
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2007 - Present (Treasurer)
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2000 - Present (Member)
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2004 - Present (Bd. of Directors)
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2005 - 2007 (Treasurer)
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2008 - 2009 (Chair)
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (Member )
  • State Bar of Texas (Member)
  • Texas Family Law Foundation (Sustaining Life Member )
  • The University of Texas (Member)
  • Texas Exes Association, 2004 (Life Member)
  • Family Law/Probate Bench/Bar Conference, 2002 (Planning Committee Member)
  • South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference for the General Practitioner and Paralegal, 2006 - Present (Planning Committee Member)
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2000 - Present (Director)
  • Houston Bar Association (Member)
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyer Program (Member)
  • Texas Exes Association (Life Member)
  • Houston Bar Association Golf Tournament Committee, 2004 (Planning Committee Member)
  • Houston Bar Association Golf Tournament Committee, 2005 (Planning Committee Member)

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas, 1992
    J.D.
    Honors: Officer, Board of Advocates, 1991-1992
    Honors: Student Teacher, Advanced Trial Advocacy, 1992
    Honors: Life Member, National Order of the Barristers
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1988
    B.S.

Classes and Seminars

  • Rules of Evidence in Family Law, Houston CPA Chapter, Houston, Texas, 1999
  • Guest Speaker, Child Support And Visitation Establishment, Modification And Enforcement, "Public Service Video" "Learn About Law Series", Houston Bar Association, 2003
  • Inventory Notebook And Property Division, Family Law Conference For The General Practitioner And Paralegal, South Texas College Of Law, Houston, Texas, 2006
  • Marital Property Rights in Retirement and Other Employee Benefits, (Presenter of paper by Angela Pence), Family Law Practice Seminar, University of Texas, Houston, 2006
  • Trying a Property Case to the Bench, Family Law Conference, South Texas College of Law, 2007
  • Family Law Radio Program (Topic: Collaborative Law), Airing On KSEV Am 700, The Voice In Houston, December 14, 2008
  • Alimony And Spousal Support, Family Law Conference, South Texas College Of Law, Houston, Texas, March 5, 2009
  • Economic Contribution Is Gone, What Happens Next?, Family Law Conference, South Texas College Of Law, Houston, Texas, March 11, 2010
  • Mediation of a Family Law Case – Northwest Collaborative Lawyers Luncheon, Houston, Texas October 21, 2010
  • Mediating Property Issues – Houston Bar Association 2011 Family Law Institute, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas March 4, 2011
  • Electronic Evidence in Family Law (Co-presenter on article by Reginald Hirsch) – Houston Bar Association - CLE Family Law Seminar, Houston Bar Association, Houston, Texas March 31, 2011.
  • Making Your Law Practice Portable – PDF’s and Beyond – State Bar of Texas Family Law Technology Course: No Tech to High Tech in Two Days, Austin, Texas, December 13, 2012.
  • iPads for Lawyers – A Marriage Made in Heaven, Technology Workshop – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 6, 2013.
  • Enforcement Mock Trial – Trial Demonstration, State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 7, 2013, State Bar of Texas Judicial Conference, Horseshoe Bay, Texas, January 23, 2014.
  • Client Communication and Practice Management in the Digital Age – State Bar of Texas Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas, April 24, 2014
  • Creative Demonstrative Evidence on a Shoestring – Panel Moderator - State Bar of Texas Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas, April 24, 2014.
  • The Paperless Law Office: Author and Presenter - Why It’s Important and How to Do It - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 7, 2014.
  • Welcome to the Age of Electronic Filing (Mandatory E-Filing in Texas) – Co-Author and Presenter - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 7, 2014.
  • Saving Trees/Practicing Law: Creating the Paperless Law Office For Your Divorce Practice – State Bar of Texas Family Law Technology Course, Austin, Texas December 4, 2014.
  • 60 Tips, Tricks and Apps – Co-Author and Co-Presenter – State Bar of Texas Family Law Technology Course, Austin, Texas December 5, 2014.
  • Using Technology in Harris County Courts – Author & Co-Presenter - Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, January 8, 2015.
  • Best Practices for Less Paper – Author and Presenter - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 3-6, 2015.
  • Drafting Effective Trial Exhibits – Co-Author and Presenter – State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, December 10-11, 2015.
  • Courtroom Technology: Presentation of Evidence – Author and Co-Presenter – State Bar of Texas Advanced Trial Strategies Course, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 18-19, 2016.
  • Dealing with the Need for Speed (During the Process) and Getting Across the Finish Line – Author and Presenter – State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Course, Dallas, Texas, February 25-26, 2016.
  • Following a Roadmap to Resolution While Keeping Your Client Away From Detours – Author and Presenter - State Bar of Texas Marriage Dissolution Institute, Marriage Dissolution 101, Galveston, Texas, April 26, 2016.
  • Taking Your Show On the Road – Author and Presenter - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 4, 2016, Chapter 51.
  • Remote Law Practice and Platform Convergence – State Bar of Texas Family Law Technology Course, Austin, Texas December 8, 2016.
  • Social Media and Electronic Evidence – Author and Co-Presenter - American Bar Association Section of Family Law Spring CLE Conference, Savannah, Georgia May 3, 2017
  • Technology in the Courtroom – Author and Presenter –National Family Law Trial Institute, Houston, Texas May 25, 2017
  • Social Media and Electronic Evidence Webinar – Author and Co-Presenter – American Bar Association Section of Family Law – Webinar, September 21, 2017
  • Different Strokes for Different Folks – Exploring Ways We Collaborate – Co-Author and Presenter in Panel Discussion – 11th Annual Collaborative Law Course – March 22, 2018
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists – 34th Annual Trial Institute – Co-Author and Presenter – February 22, 2019, San Francisco, California
  • Breaking the Logjam in your Case – Co-Author and Presenter in Panel Discussion – 12th Annual Collaborative Law Course – March 7, 2019
  • All Things Arbitration: Rules, Procedures, and Creative Uses - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, San Antonio Texas, August 15, 2019, Chapter 68
  • Practicing Law in the Cloud – Family Lawyers of Texas, Houston Texas, September 26, 2019
  • That's My iPad! Divorce in the Age of Electronics, Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, Houston, Texas, January 23-24, 2020, Chapter 7
  • Boomer to Zoomer – A Basic Guide to Zoom for Lawyers – Houston Bar Association Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, April 20, 2020
  • 2020 Tech Tips - Practice and Technology Committee – American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Spring Meeting, presented in live Webinar via ZOOM on May 8, 2020
  • A Day in the Life – Technology That Improves Productivity - State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar, Webinar, August 6, 2020, Chapter 58

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Craig Haston

Included on the 2024 Texas list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Craig Haston on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Member, National Championship Team - Cravens National Invitational Moot Court Competition-1992
  • National Order of the Barristers, Life Member
  • Officer - Board of Advocates - South Texas College of Law, 1991 - 1992
  • Student Teacher - Advanced Trial Advocacy - South Texas College of Law, 1992
  • Named as Texas Rising Star under 40 in Family Law by Thomson Reuters service, 2006
  • Named as Texas Super Lawyer, by Thomson Reuters Service, as published in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2009 - 2019
  • Named as Top Family Lawyer in H Texas Magazine, 2006 and 2007
  • Best Lawyers of America, 2014 - 2019
  • Best Law Firm, 2015 - 2019
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2016 - 2019

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Office Information

Address

12807 Jones Road Houston, TX 77070

Fax

  • 281-890-1335

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Inside The Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Texas, 2013 ed., Chapter Author – “Successfully Setting Strategies for Today’s Challenging Family Law Cases”, Aspator Publications, a Thomson Reuters Business
  • Contributor to the FAMILY LAW HANDBOOK prepared by the Houston Bar Association and Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, sections “Division of Property on Divorce” and “Alimony in Texas,” 2001 edition

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