Christine Albano

Albano Law, PLLC



UMKC School of Law 1996 JD

Admitted to Practice

Texas 1997

AAML Position(s) Held

  • History Committee Chair and Vice Chair, JAAML Bd of Editors. AAML Foundation Board Ex Officio, Fundraising Committee and Fundraising PR Committee

Legal Organizations

  • Attorneys Serving the Community, Member since 2003
  • Collin County Collaborative Law Alliance, Member since 2010: President 2012-13
  • Collin County Young Lawyer’s Association, Member since 1998: Immediate Past President and Historian 2007-2008, President 2006-2007, President-Elect 2005-2006, Treasurer 2002-2003, Secretary 2001-2002, Board member 2000-2001, Email Chair 2003-2005, Liaison to Collin County Bar Association 2004-2005, Chair of Call to Protect Project 2002-2003, Membership Committee 2002-2003, CCYLA Liaison to CCBA for Joint Holiday Party 2001, CLE Committee 2001, Newsletter Committee 2000-2003, Judicial Reception Committee 2001-2003, Chair of Pro Bono Clinic 2002, Chair They Had a Dream Too Committee 2007-2008
  • Collin County Bar Association, Member since 1998: Family law Section 1999-Present, Vice President, 2005-2006, Estate Law Section, 2003-2004, Liaison to Collin County Young Lawyer’s Association 2003-2005, Social Chair 1999, 2000, 2004, Social Committee 1998-2001, Silent Auction Chair 1999
  • Collin County Bench Bar Foundation, Fellow since 2000: Treasurer 2002-2004, Board of Trustees 2002-2007, Board of Directors 2001-2002, 2009-2012, Bench Bar Conference, Social Chair, 2004-2005, Attendee and committee member 1999-Present, Entertainment and games committee 1999-2002, Bench Bar Players 2000, Conference Planning Committee 2000-Present, Assisted Conference Chair with Coordination of Conference 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005
  • Curt B. Henderson American Inns of Court, 2011: member of Inaugural Class 2011, Barrister Level
  • Denton Bar Association, Member since 2008
  • Plano Bar Association, Member since 1998
  • Frisco Bar Association, Member since 2002
  • Grayson County Bar Association, Member 2002-2006
  • State Bar of Texas, Member since 1997: Access to Justice Delegate to the 2001 and 2002 Bar Leaders Conference, College of the State Bar of Texas 2004-Present, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm, 2003-Present, Family Law Section, 1997-Present, Family Law Foundation, 2005-Present, Local Bar Services Committee 2009-Present, Women and the Law Section, 1997-Present
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, since 2011
  • Texas Bar Foundation: Fellow 2004-Present, District 1 Nominations Chair 2007-2008, District 1 Nominations Committee 2009-Present
  • Texas Young Lawyer’s Association, Member 1997-2007: Outstanding Young Lawyer Committee 2009-2010, Liberty Bell and Outstanding Mentor Committee 2008-2009, Liberty Bell and Outstanding Mentor Committee 2007-2008, Secretary 2006-2007, Director 2004-2006, At Large Small City Minority Director (Board of Directors) 2002-2004, Executive Committee Advisor to Law Focused Education Committee 2006-2007, Co-Chair, Family Law & Children’s Rights Committee 2002-2006, Member, Long Range Planning Committee 2005-2006, Chair, Public Service Subcommittee 2005-2006, Vice Chair, Minority Committee 2002-2004, Vice Chair, Leadership TYLA 2002-2003, Vice Chair Low Income Texans 2003-2004, 2005-2006, Vice Chair Senior Citizens Outreach Committee 2004-2005
  • American Bar Association, Member since 1993: Family Law Section 1996-Present, Fam Law Domestice Violence Committee 2006-Present, Fam Law Young Lawyer Committee 2007-2010, Family Matters Symposium Committee 2008-Present, Fam Law Sponsorship Committee 2010, Annual Meeting Host Committee, Executive Member 2010-11, Member Benefit Development Committee, Executive Member 2010-Present, Midyear Host Committee 2012-13, Nominating Committee 2011-2012, Publications Board 2011-Present, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division 2003-Present, GP/Solo Council 2009-2013, GP/Solo Membership Committee 2009-Present, GP/Solo Division Young Lawyer Fellow 2007-2008, Young Lawyer’s Division 1996-2008, YLD Family Law Committee 2007-2008, YLD Foundation Fellow 2008-Present, Law Student Division 1993-1996, LSD Liaison to Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, 1995-1996
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow since 2005
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member 1997-1999, 2012-Present
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member 1997-1999
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellow 2007-Present
  • Dallas Women Lawyer’s Association, Member 1997-2000, 2004-Present
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member 1993-1996
  • Kaufman Bar Association, Member 1998-2001
  • Rockwall Bar Association, Member 1998-2001.

CLE Presentations

  • 2013 Collin County Bar Making Your Practice Work Seminar
  • August 2012 Texas Advanced Family Law Course, Panel, Preparing for the Board Certification Exam
  • Spring 2011 Moderator: ABA Family Law Section Domestic Violence: A View from the Bench
  • Spring 2012 Performer: ABA Family Law Section Miami Vice Ethics Musical Skit
  • 2006 Texas Bar New Lawyers Course, Setting up your Practice
  • 2005 Texas Judges Seminar, Kids in the Crossfire.

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