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Joseph Indelicato Jr. 
Houston, Texas
phone 866-902-3358 (Toll Free)
fax 713-532-2949
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Mr. Indelicato is a native Houstonian who became licensed to practice law in Texas by the Texas Supreme Court in 1988. The following year he was licensed by the U.S. District Court, Southern District, and in 1990, he became licensed in the Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia. In 1993, Mr. Indelicato became Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Through his litigation and mediation experience, Mr. Indelicato has a great deal to offer a client involved in a family law or civil litigation dispute. In addition to his litigation experience, his certification and training in mediation and arbitration allow him to offer his services and experience to other lawyers in Alternative Dispute Resolution proceedings.

Dedicated to the development of the practice of family law, Mr. Indelicato often accepts invitations to speak on current family law issues. He has also served in numerous leadership positions and committees to encourage positive developments in family law. To view Mr. Indelicato's speaking engagements, publications, and membership in professional organizations click on the underlined selections.

Areas of Practice:
Family Law
Civil Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1993


Bar Admissions:
Texas, 1988
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1993
Supreme Court of Texas, 1988
Education:
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1988
Doctor of Jurisprudence


Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, 1981
Bachelor of Business Administration


Published Works:
"Who Represents the Child? Not me, I am the Amicus Attorney!", 32nd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, 2006


"It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing" - Tips from the Bench, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, 2005


Family Law for the General Practitioner, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars, Spring/Summer, 2004


Family Law for the General Practitioner, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2004


Real Estate Appraisers and Receivers - How to Use and Abuse, Marriage Dissolution Institute, 2003


The Road to Trial: An Attorney Ad Litem and Guardian Ad Litem's Guide, Ad Litem Practice in the Family Law Courts, 309th Judicial District Court, 2003


ANALYZE THIS! The Use of Mental Health Professionals in Ways Other Than Custody Evaluations, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 2002


Ad Litem Appointments in Publication Divorce, South Texas College of Law, 2002


Depositions and Other Forms of Discovery "What You Don't Know Can Hurt Yoy", South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2001


Ethics, Grievances, Malpractice and Professionalism, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, 1999


The Family Lawyer's Top Ten Ethical Issues, Houston Bar Association, Second Annual Family Law Institute, 1999


Top Ten Ethical Issues in Family Law Cases, South Texas College of Law, 9th Annual Family Law Conference, 1999


The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1996


Contempts - Prosecuting & Defending, South Texas College of Law - Family Law Conference, 1996


What Makes Mediation Effective? Future Interaction Between Mediator and Parties; Continuing the Dialog, South Texas College of Law, 1995


The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1995


The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1994


Serving as Ad Litem: The Nuts and Bolts, Representing Missing Persons and Indigents in Contempt, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1994


Classes/Seminars Taught:
"Who Represents the Child? Not me, I am the Amicus Attorney!", 32nd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, 2006


"It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing" - Tips from the Bench, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, 2005


Family Law for the General Practitioner, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars Spring/Summer, 2004


Real Estate Appraisers and Receivers - How to Use and Abuse, Marriage Dissolution Institute, 2003


Working with Ad Litems, South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2003


ANALYZE THIS! The Use of Medical Health Professionals in Ways Other Than Custody Evaluations, 28th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, 2002


Ad Litem Appointments in Publication Divorce, South Texas College of Law, 2002


Terminations and Adoptions, State Bar of Texas, Pro Bono Seminar, 2001


Pro Se Pleadings, Houston Bar Association Pro se Drafting Clinic, 2001


Handling Custody Disputes, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, 2001


Depositions and Other Forms of Discovery "What you Don't Know Can Hurt You", South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2001


Moderator, South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2001


Value of Real Property, State Bar of Texas, Telephone Seminar, 2000


Ad Litem's Role in Trial, 309th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, 2000


Ad Litem's Interaction with Mental Health Professionals, 309th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, 2000


Local Rules, Associates Judges, Scheduling Orders and Discovery, South Texas College of Law, 10th Annual Family Law Conference, 2000


Ethics, Grievances, Malpractice and Professionalism, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, 1999


The Family Lawyer's Top Ten Ethical Issues, Houston Bar Association, Second Annual Family Law Institute, 1999


Top Ten Ethical Issues in Family Law Cases, South Texas College of Law, 9th Annual Family Law Conference, 1999


Family Violence, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1997


"How to Establish and Enforce Child Support", South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 1997


The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1996


Mediation Training Seminar Breakout Leader, South Texas College of Law, 1996


Family/Probate Bench Bar Conference, Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section, 1996


Contempts - Prosecuting & Defending, South Texas College of Law - Family Law Conference, 1996


What Makes Mediation Effective? Future Interaction Between Mediator and Parties; Continuing the Dialog, South Texas College of Law, 1995


The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1995


The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1994


Serving as Ad Litem: The Nuts and Bolts, Representing Missing Persons and Indigents in Contempt, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1994


Honors and Awards:
Texas Super Lawyer (Thomson Reuters ) - 2003, 2004, 2006-2010


HTexas Magazine Top Lawyer (Bayou City Publishing), 2004 - 2010


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Family Law Counsel, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Member


Texas Academy of Family Law Specialist (TAFLS)
Treasurer


American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers


Gulf Coast Family Law Specialist


Texas Trial Lawyer's Association


College of the State Bar of Texas
Member


Family American Inns of Court, Houston Chapter
Barrister


Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section


State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section


American Bar Association, Family Law Section


American Bar Association


Houston Bar Association


Association of Women Attorneys


Supreme Court of Texas
Former Investigator/Litigator, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee


A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute
Former Associate


State Bar Grievance Committee 4A-1
Former Chair


Academy of Family Mediators
Past Member


Ad Litem Practice, Family Law Courts, 309th Judicial District Court, 2003
Course Director


Pro Bono Activities:
Volunteer, Dispute Resolution Center, Harris County, Texas
Fraternities/Sororities:
Delta Theta Phi
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