Craig Haston

Craig Haston

Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
281-653-7748
866-470-4816 (Toll Free)
Fax:
281-890-1335
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Collaborative Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Mediation
  • Adoption

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Family Law, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: Officer, Board of Advocates, 1991-1992
    • Honors: Student Teacher, Advanced Trial Advocacy, 1992
    • Honors: Life Member, National Order of the Barristers
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.S. - 1988

Published Works

  • The Problems of Predicates in a Suit Affecting The Parent-Child Relationship, Advanced Family Law Course (Co-Author with Warren Cole), State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, 1997
  • Making It Easy for the Judge to Rule in Your Favor: Preparing and Trying a Property Case to the Bench, Family Law for the General Practitioner and Legal Assistant, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1998
  • Handling Gender Bias In Family Law, American Inns of Court, Family Law Section, Houston, Texas, February, 1999
  • Inventory Preparation and Related Ethical Considerations, Family Law for General Practitioners and Legal Assistants, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, February, 2001
  • Co-Author, Family Law Handbook, A Division of Property on Divorce, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, , 2001
  • Co-Author, Family Law Handbook, Alimony in Texas, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001
  • Inventory NoteBook and Economic Contribution, Family Law Conference for General Practitioners and Legal Assistants, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, February, 2002
  • Stock Options - Boom or Bust?, 5th Annual Family Law Institute, Houston Bar Association, March, 2002
  • Property Issues - Question and Answer, Family Law Boot Camp 2002, State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Course, August, 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Rules of Evidence in Family Law, Houston CPA Chapter, Houston, Texas, 1999
  • Guest Speaker, Child Support And Visitation Establishment, Modification And Enforcement, "Public Service Video" "Learn About Law Series", Houston Bar Association, 2003
  • Inventory Notebook And Property Division, Family Law Conference For The General Practitioner And Paralegal, South Texas College Of Law, Houston, Texas, 2006
  • Marital Property Rights in Retirement and Other Employee Benefits, (Presenter of paper by Angela Pence), Family Law Practice Seminar, University of Texas, Houston, 2006
  • Trying a Property Case to the Bench, Family Law Conference, South Texas College of Law, 2007
  • Family Law Radio Program (Topic: Collaborative Law), Airing On KSEV Am 700, The Voice In Houston, December 14, 2008
  • Alimony And Spousal Support, Family Law Conference, South Texas College Of Law, Houston, Texas, March 5, 2009
  • Economic Contribution Is Gone, What Happens Next?, Family Law Conference, South Texas College Of Law, Houston, Texas, March 11, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Member, National Championship Team - Cravens National Invitational Moot Court Competition, 1992
  • National Order of the Barristers, Life Member
  • Officer - Board of Advocates - South Texas College of Law, 1991 - 1992
  • Student Teacher - Advanced Trial Advocacy - South Texas College of Law, 1992
  • Named as 2006 Texas Rising Star 40 in Family Law, 2006
  • 2009 Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2006
  • Named as 2006 Top Family Lawyer in H Texas Magazine, 2006
  • Named as 2007 Top Family Lawyer in H Texas Magazine, 2007
  • 2010 Texas Super Lawyer, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Director, 1997 - 2000
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors, 1997 - 2000
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors, 2005 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer, 2007 - Present
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Bd. of Directors, 2004 - Present
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Treasurer, 2005 - 2007
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Chair, 2008 - 2009
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Texas Family Law Foundation, Sustaining Life Member
  • The University of Texas, Member
  • Texas Exes Association, Life Member, 2004
  • Family Law/Probate Bench/Bar Conference, Planning Committee Member, 2002
  • South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference for the General Practitioner and Paralegal, Planning Committee Member, 2006 - Present
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Director, 2000 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyer Program, Member
  • Texas Exes Association, Life Member
  • Houston Bar Association Golf Tournament Committee, Planning Committee Member, 2004
  • Houston Bar Association Golf Tournament Committee, Planning Committee Member, 2005