David S. Bouschor, II

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denton, TX

Law Office of David S. Bouschor, II, P.C.
 | 217 E Oak St, Denton, TX 76201
Phone: 940-222-8938
Fax: 940-323-1400
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    David S. Bouschor, II is a 1991 graduate of the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Mr. Bouschor was a sole practitioner and a shareholder in a previous law firm until January 2000 when he opened The Law Office of David S. Bouschor, II, P.C. in Denton, Texas. For over twenty-eight years, Mr. Bouschor’s legal practice has consisted of Family Law, Guardianship and Probate.

    Since 1995 Mr. Bouschor has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization - a certification awarded to lawyers who have proven specialized knowledge of state laws, codes and who have tested experience in the trials and appeals of Family Law cases. He is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas and MENSA.

    Prior to becoming an attorney, David S. Bouschor, II received his Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 1980.  This led him to work in the oil industry for several years. He has also owned a rescue and salvage diving business. 

    Mr. Bouschor prides himself on the highly individualized, quality service he can offer his clients as a firm structured to provide small firm client attention with large firm resources. Mr. Bouschor and his legal team work one-on-one with his clients to get to know their full legal and personal situation, assess the client’s legal issues, and help them craft the best approach to dealing with the legal matter at hand. He is a firm believer in dispute resolution through negotiation. However, when negotiation fails, he has proven himself to be a skilled litigator.

    Notable Achievements

    Mr. Bouschor has spent significant time training other professionals on Guardianships and the Collaborative Divorce process. He has shared his expertise with statewide, national, and international audiences. Other significant accomplishments include:

    • Founder and current President and the Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (DCAP), the non-profit organization that supports the community by offering low-cost mediations to resolve disputes, saving money, and lessening the caseload at the courthouse. In addition, Mr. Bouschor annually serves dozens of hours as a mediator for DCAP Pro Bono.
    • Founder of the Denton County Bar Family Lawyers Section in 2001
    • Selected to Super Lawyers (awarded by Thomson Reuters) from 2011- Present
    • Accepted to and attended Harvard “Project on Negotiation: Deal Design and Implementation” by the Harvard Business School and Law School in 2010

    Professional Memberships & Accreditations

    David S. Bouschor, II is an active member in the legal community and has served in the following organizations:

    • Board of Directors - Flow Health Care Foundation, Inc. (1994 – Present)
    • Board of Directors - Collaborative Divorce Texas (2017 – Present)
    • President – Denton County Dispute Resolution Program
    • Member – MENSA (1992-Present)
    • Member – State Bar of Texas (1991- Present)
    • Member – State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section (1991- Present)
    • Member – State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section (1993-Present)
    • Member – College of the State Bar of Texas (1994- Present)
    • Member – Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (1998- Present)
    • Member – International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (2007- Present)
    • Member – Denton County Bar Association (1991- Present)
    • Member – Denton County Probate & Real Estate Section (1995- Present)
    • Member – Denton County Bar Family Law Section (2001- Present)
    • Member – Denton County Collaborative Family Law Association (2001- Present)
    • Member – Global Collaborative Law Council, Inc. (2010- Present)
    • Member – Collaborative Divorce Texas, (2004 – Present)
     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Family Law
    • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills, Arbitration, Mediation

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About David Bouschor, II

    Admitted: 1991, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.dsblegal.com/about-us/david-s-bouschor-ii/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Award: Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan Tier 1 in Family Law for the Law Office of David S. Bouschor, II, P.C. Firms included in the 2019 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. , U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in Family Law, Awarded by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, 2019
    • Selected to Super Lawyers (awarded by Thomson Reuters) from 2011- Present, Super Lawyer, Awarded by Thomson Reuters, 2011
    • Award: Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan Tier 1 in Family Law for the Law Office of David S. Bouschor, II, P.C. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. , U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in Family Law, Awarded by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, 2020

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1995 - Present, 1995

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section (1993-Present), 1993
    • Board of Directors, Flow Health Care Foundation, Inc., 1994 – Present, 1994
    • Member, MENSA, 1992 - Present, 1992
    • Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, 2004 - Present, 2004
    • Member, Denton County Probate & Real Estate Section, 1995 - Present, 1995
    • President, Denton County Bar Association, 2003 - 2004, 2003
    • Member-Texas College of Collaborative Law 2009 - Present, 2009
    • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, 1991- present, 1991
    • Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 1998 - Present, 1998
    • Member, Denton County Bar Association, 1991 - Present, 1991
    • Member, Denton County Collaborative Family Law Association, 2001 - Present, 2001
    • Founder and President, Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, 2004 - Present, 2004
    • Texas, 1991
    • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 1994 - Present, 1994
    • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2007- Present, 2007
    • Member, Denton County Family Law Section, 2001 - Present, 2001
    • Founder and President, Family Law Section of Denton County. Bar Association, 2001, 2001
    • Member, State Bar of Texas, 1991- present, 1991
    • Member-Denton County Collaborative Professionals 2001 - Present, 2001

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors, Flow Health Care Foundation, Inc., 1994 - Present, 1994
    • Denton County Dispute Resolution Program, Mediator, 2004- Present Involves continuing annual commitment of multiple mediation settings and trainings., 2004
    • Denton State School, Ethics Committee, 1998 - 2001, 1998

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Issues in Aging in North Texas, 1997 and 1998
    • Collaborative Law Institute - Texas Basic Collaborative Law Training, Austin, November 2007
    • ospice Information, 1998
    • Advanced Family Law Mediation Training, Texas Women's University, Denton, May 2008
    • "Update on Guardianship Law", Mental Health, Mental Retardation Association, 1998 and 1999
    • North Texas Conflict Resolution Conference, Southern Methodist University, Piano, June 2008
    • "Guardianships for Those with Disabilities", ARC, 1999
    • IACP 9th Annual Networking & Educational Forum, New Orleans, LA, October, 2008
    • Understanding & Managing High Conflict Personalities, Dallas, TX, November, 2008
    • Guardianship Training for Ad Litems, CLE presentation in Seminar, 1999
    • "Guardianships", Lewisville Independent School District, Special Ed Program, 1999
    • Panelist, "Problems Administering Guardianships", CLE at Intermediate Guardianship Seminar, 2002
    • "When the Other Spouse Really is Crazy - Divorcing the Mentally 111", CLE, Denton County Family Law Association, 2003
    • "Creative Discovery", CLE, Family Law Essentials for $2000.00 or Free, 2004
    • "Court Procedures in Guardianships Cases", Denton County Guardianship Services, 3 training sessions, 2004
    • "Projects, Projects, Projects" State Bar Leader's Conference, 2005
    • "Debunking Myths", 3rd Annual Collaborative Law Spring Retreat, 2005
    • Denton Co. Collaborative Law Spring Retreat, 2005
    • "Collaborative Law in 100 Years", ICAP Annual Forum, 2007
    • Texas Model Collaborative Law Basic Training, 2007
    • "Fine Wine on a Beer Budget", Annual Collaborative Law Spring Conference, 2008
    • "Taking the War out of our Words", The Collaborative Alliance, 2008
    • "What Goes Wrong, What Goes Right in Collaborative Law", Collab. Solutions Group, 2009
    • Annual ADR Summer Social, Collab. Law Institute of TX, 2009
    • Collaborative Law Course, Texas Bar CLE, 2009
    • Teleseminar "Staying in Relationships with BPD/NPD Partners", Billy Eddy/ Randi Kreger, 2009
    • Spring Retreat, DCCP, 2010
    • Advanced Collaborative Workshop: Solving the Financial Puzzle, Steve Walker, CPA, 2010
    • Advanced Negotiation: Deal Design and Implementation, Harvard Negotiation Inst., 2010
    • Chip Rose Basic Collaborative Law Training, Austin, February 2003
    • Chip Rose Advanced Collaborative Law Training, Houston, March 2003
    • Chip Rose Basic Collaborative Law Training, Denton, December 2004
    • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training, 2006 and 2007
    • CollaborativeLaw Institute Spring Retreat, Austin, TX, March, 2007
    • The IACP Training for Trainers Using the IACP Basic Training Curriculum, Toronto, Canada, October, 2007
    • Presentation, "What's New in Texas Guardianships?", Denton County Guardianship Seminar, 1994
    • Basic 40-hour Mediation Training, Texas Women's University, Denton, November 2007
    • Adult Protective Services, training for Volunteer Guardians, 1997
    • Bill Eddy High Conflict Institute's Understanding and Managing High Conflict Personalities in Legal Disputes, Dallas, November 2007, Bill Eddy High Conflict Institute's Understanding and Managing High Conflict Personalities in Legal Disputes, Legal, 2007

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • MENSA member, 1992

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    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin, Superior, B.S., 1980
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    Office Location for David S. Bouschor, II

    217 E Oak St
    Denton, TX 76201

    Phone: 940-222-8938

    Fax: 940-323-1400

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