Patricia Carter

Carter Morris, LLP



Texas Tech University School of Law 1997

Admitted to Practice

Texas 1998

Legal Organizations

  • Houston Bar Association-Family Law Section, Board Member (2010-present) and past chair
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, President (2011-2012), Treasurer (2010-2012)
  • Collaborative Family Lawyers of Houston, practice group board member (2011-2012)
  • Houston Bar Association-Collaborative Law Seciton, Chair (2010-2011)
  • Burta Rhodes Rayborn, Family Inns of Court, team leader (2007-2008).

CLE Presentations

  • Spousal Support Per the Texas Family Code and Contractual Alimony, Houston Bar Association Spring CLE, April 2012 (co-authored with Candice Deyerle
  • Assisting with Custody Cases, Half Moon Seminars-Texas Family Law Pracitce for Paralegals 2012, January 2012 (third year presenting
  • Evaluating the Client and Enlisting the Client and Spouse in Collaborative Law, Bar of Texas-Collaborative Law 101, March 2011
  • Suggestions for “Selling It” to Potential New Clients, Houston Bar Association-Collaborative Law Section, January 2011
  • Basics of Conservatorship and Possession: A Primer on the Rules of Joint and Sole Managing Conservatorship, and Presumptions Governing Parenting Time, University of Texas Parent-Child Relationships: Critical Thinking for Critical Issues, January 2011
  • Paying Special Attention to Children with Special Needs, AFCC Texas-Children Caught in the Conflict: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, Panel Discussion, October 2010
  • The ABCs of Preparing for a Hearing, Houston Bar Association 2010 Family Law Institute, April 2010
  • Paying Special Attention to Special Needs Cases, University of Texas Parent-Child Relationships: Critical Thinking for Critical Issue, January 2010 & Houston Bar Associaton Family Law Section, November 2005
  • Effective Utilization of Mental Health Services for Family Lawyers, panel discussion participant, 44th Annual AFCC Conference-Children of Separation and Divorce: The Politics of Policy, Practice and Parenting, June 2007
  • Effectively Trying Your Property Case, panel discussion participant, Houston Bar Association Family Law Conference, February 2007.

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