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David Carlock

David Carlock

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Awards

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (2014)

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David Carlock is a family law attorney at Carlock & Gormley in Dallas, Texas. 

At Carlock & Gormley, our family law attorneys are well-known and well-respected for taking complicated family law cases that require a firm knowledge of substantive law and procedural rules. We have 50 years of combined legal experience offering confidential and cost-effective representation to our clients in the areas of:

Because we invest so much of our time and resources into each client matter, we specialize in those cases that involve more complex issues or assets. This enables our family law lawyers to offer unwavering legal and emotional support every step of the way from the initial divorce consultation to critical post-decree modifications.

“Providing Compassionate Professional Legal Assistance in a Time of Personal Crisis”

This is not just our slogan, but our way of doing business. When you contact our family law attorneys for help with your divorce and family law legal matters, you can expect that all of your legal issues will be resolved with compassion, confidentiality, and respect. Our skilled lawyers have an arsenal of resources to assist you - from negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law, to litigation. In addition, we have a network of professional referrals in the areas of therapy, finances, and others that we are happy to give to our clients for additional help. Contact our Dallas family law attorneys today to regain control of your life.

ATTORNEY DAVID CARLOCK

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1967
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1965

Honors & Awards

  • Co-Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Dallas Bar Association and Legal Services of North Texas, 1992
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair, Pro Bono, 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair, Client Relations Committee, 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair, Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee, 1999
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Treasurer, Texas Chapter, 1998
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Secretary, Texas Chapter, 1999
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Section, Board of Directors
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Section, Vice-President, Texas Chapter, 2000
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President-Elect, Texas Chapter, 2001
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President, Texas Chapter, 2003
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors, 1984 - 1994
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Family Law Settlement Week Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Secretary, 1990
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer, 1991
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Vice Chair, 1992
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 1993
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Lawyer Referral Service, 1977 - 1978
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Criminal Justice Committee, 1979 - 1980
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Fee Disputes Committee, 1992
  • Dallas Bar Association, Vice-Chair, Pro Bono Services Committee, 1993
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chair, Judicial Investitures Committee, 1994
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1976 - 1979
  • State Bar of Texas, District Six, Member, Grievance Prosecuting Committee, 1977
  • State Bar of Texas, District Six, Member, Grievance Committee, 1978 - 1983
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators, Inc., Member
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow, Member
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow, Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Marine Corps, Military: Capt., Judge Advocate and Military Judge, 1967 - 1970

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta
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