May 31, 2018 | By Bekah Harger
McCathern is thrilled to announce that family law attorney, Erin Clegg, will be speaking at the Texas Bar College 20thAnnual Summer School conference. The conference will be held on July 19th through the 21st at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, Texas.
According to the Texas Bar College, Summer School is “an essential seminar for general practitioners with new topics and updates in most practice areas, including Texas Board of Legal Specialization credit approved in over nineteen practice areas.” During the three-day conference, Ms. Clegg will be speaking on CPS Litigation with her presentation entitled, “A Road Map Through CPS Litigation.”
About Attorney Erin Clegg
Erin R. Clegg joined McCathern in 2017 as part of the Family Law division. Erin has extensive litigation experience in family law by working on cases involving divorce, custody, child support, modifications, enforcements, domestic violence, and cases involving Child Protective Services. Erin also has experience as a mediator for family law cases, helping parties reach creative and unique results that might not otherwise be available through the Court system.
Erin earned her law degree along with a Masters of Public Administration from St. Mary’s University in 2013. While in law school, she was the recipient of the Civil Clinic Pro Bono award. She was also a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the global honor society for public affairs and administration. In 2009, Erin graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminal Justice. During her time at UNT, she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, the UNT Mediation Team, as well as Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Erin is a member of various organizations, including serving of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors for District 11. As a board member, Erin is provided the opportunity to engage in a variety of service projects that are aimed to enrich Texas communities and help facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public.
In addition to serving on the board for TYLA, Erin is a member of the Denton County Bar Association, Denton County Young Lawyers Association, Dallas County Bar Association, Dallas Area Young Lawyers, State Bar College of Texas, and serves as president-elect of the Denton County Family Law Section. She is also a Lifetime Member of the Texas Family Law Foundation and has served on the Bill Review Committee since 2014.
Erin has been a part of several civic engagements including the City of Denton Charter Review Committee, the City of Denton Public Art Committee, as well as volunteering for the Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (DCAP) as a mediator, Denton County Friends and Family, and as a volunteer attorney for a variety of events through the Denton County Bar Association. She has been published as a reoccurring voice in the Texas Young Lawyers Association Lawyer’s Who Lunch Blog and as an editor for the E-News division.
In Erin’s free time she enjoys spin class, laying by the pool, two-stepping, and spending time with her sweet pups, Nutmeg and Poppy.
About the Texas Bar College
The purpose of the College is to recognize and encourage lawyers, paralegals, and judges who maintain and enhance their professional skills and the quality of their service to the public by significant voluntary participation in legal education; to promote among members of the State Bar and the general public the educational and public purposes of the College and its members; to recognize and encourage outstanding service to the legal profession and the public; and to sponsor or otherwise assist in educational activities of significant merit and widespread relevance and applicability to the legal profession.