Bobby K. Newman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Lilly, Newman & Van Ness, LLP
 | 3355 West Alabama, Suite 444
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-966-4444
Fax: 713-966-4466
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Bobby K. Newman is a partner with the Lilly, Newman & Van Ness, LLP, law firm in Houston, Texas. A highly rated, award-winning attorney with more than 24 years of legal experience, Mr. Newman focuses his practice on all areas of family law, and he has achieved notable success representing hundreds of clients throughout the greater Houston metro region and all of the surrounding areas with their legal issues involving all of the following and more:

·        Divorce, high net worth divorce

·        Complex property division and business valuations

·        Paternity, parents' rights and grandparents' rights

·        Child custody and support

·        Adoptions

·        Modifications and enforcements

·        Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Over the course of his illustrious career, Mr. Newman has earned a reputation as a tenacious trial lawyer who aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for his clients. Recognizing him for his exceptional trial abilities, the Houston Chronicle named him among Houston's Most Aggressive Divorce Lawyers, and he has received numerous other awards and honors as well. In addition, he is an effective mediator and arbitrator who encourages parties to resolve their conflicts and reach agreements without the need for expensive, time-consuming court battles.

A 1991 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Newman attended the South Texas College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1994. The State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice that same year, and he also practices before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

A consummate professional and recognized leader in his field, Mr. Newman is very active with the Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, having served in several leadership roles within the organization. He also writes extensively and conducts lectures across his region on a variety of topics, and he is regularly cited in various news media outlets.

In 2015, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys voted him among the country's 10 Best for client satisfaction, and Houstonia magazine named him as one of the area's Top Lawyers in 2016.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006

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About Bobby Newman

Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.lnvlaw.com/bobby-newman/

Honors/Awards:

  • Houston Top Lawyers by Houston magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court
  • Member, Family Law Inns of Court, 1998 - 2003
  • Member, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Texas

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Divorce Torts, Family Law Practitioner's Guide to Evaluating, Drafting, and Prosecuting Interspousal Torts," Family Law Section, Dallas, Texas 2007
  • Guest Lecturer, Forensic Fraud, South Texas College of Law at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Guest Lecturer, Depositions in Family Law Cases, South Texas College of Law at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Guest Lecturer, How to Try a Temporary Orders Hearing, South Texas College of Law at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Guest Lecturer, Family Law and Personal Injury Practice, South Texas College of Law at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Guest Lecturer, Ethics, South Texas College of Law at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Uniform Parentage Act, Family Law Inns of Court, Houston, Texas, 2003
  • Taking Divorce to a Toxic Level, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002
  • Predicates and Objections Everyone Should Know and Use, Houston Bar Associations - Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, March 2002
  • Family Code, American Inns of Court - Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, January 2002
  • Domicile Restrictions, American Inns of Court - Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, 2000
  • Temporary Hearing Without Children, American Inns of Court - Family Law, Houston, Texas, 2000
  • Substance Abuse and Its Effect on Family Law, American Inns of Court - Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, 1999
  • Valuing Valuations - Direct and Cross-Examination of a Business Expert, American Inns of Court - Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, 1998
  • The Voir Dire of a Family Law Jury, Americans Inns of Court - Family Law Section, Houston Texas, 1997

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor's Degree in Finance, 1991
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Website - www.lnvlaw.com
Office Location for Bobby K. Newman

3355 West Alabama
Suite 444
Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 713-966-4444

Fax: 713-966-4466

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Last Updated: 1/2/2019

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