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K. Dennise Garcia

K. Dennise Garcia, American lawyer. Achievements include winner, Dallas Bar Judicial Preference Poll, 303rd District Court, 2006, endorsed as qualified Committee Qualified Judiciary, 2004, 2006. Recipient Texas Superlawyer, Texas Monthly magazine, 2003-2004.

Background

  • Garcia, K. Dennise was born on June 27, 1968 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Richard S. and Mary L. (Puente) Garcia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1990. Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1990. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1993.

    Career

    • Associate Ron Massingill, Professional Corporation, Dallas, 1994-1995, Goranson, Bain & Larsen, Professional Corporation, Dallas, 1995—2003. Private practice, 2003—2004. Judge 303rd State District (Family) Court, since 2004.

      Lecturer Texas Advanced Family Law Course On Demonstrative Evidence.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include winner, Dallas Bar Judicial Preference Poll, 303rd District Court, 2006, endorsed as qualified Committee Qualified Judiciary, 2004, 2006.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

    Membership

    Volunteer judge Dallas Volunteer Attorney Progressive. Board member Wesley-Rankin Community Center, 2003—2005. Member Prestonwood Elementary Parent-Teachers Association, Prestonwood Elementary (Fall Carnival Committee), 'Joyful Noise' NUMC Orchestra.

    Sunday school teacher, 2000—2002. Member of Texas Bar Association (state bar pattern jury charge committee family law), Dallas Hispanic Bar Association (secretary 1997), Dallas Association Young Lawyers (domestic violence committee 1997), Collaborative Law Institute Texas, American Bar Association (member family law section), College State Bar Texas, Dallas Bar Association (board directors family law section since 2004), National Association Women Judges, Texas Academy Family Law Specialists, Annette Stewart, American Inns Court, Hispanic Alumni Association Southern Methodist University (board member 2002).

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, reading, tutoring children.

    Connections

    • Married Eric S. Folkerth, May 29, 1993, 1 child Maria.
    • father: Richard S. Garcia
    • mother: Mary L. (Puente) Garcia
    • spouse: Eric S. Folkerth
    • child: Maria Garcia
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    Born June 27, 1968
    (age 49)
    Nationality

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