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About Attorney Nicholas Rothschild

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Board-Certified in Family Law

Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Attorney Nicholas Rothschild earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. During his last year of law school, Mr. Rothschild accepted a position with a premier family law firm in Dallas. In this role, he learned how to handle a wide variety of complicated family law matters.

Attorney Nicholas Rothschild is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), an organization founded in 1962 “to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.”There are 1650+ fellows in 50 states across America. Fellows are recognized as skilled negotiators and litigators who lead the field of family law. They are known by judges and other attorneys to possess high levels of knowledge, skill, professionalism, and integrity.

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EDUCATION

  • B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Texas (2002)
  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (2007)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND AWARDS

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Leal Specialization (2014, Recertified 2019)
  • Member, Family Law Council, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Manual Committee, Texas Family Law Practice Law Manual, 3rd Ed.
  • Member, Publications Committee, Family Law Council of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
  • Member, Bill Review Committee, Texas Family Law Foundation (2017, 2019)
  • Member, Texas Family Law Foundation
  • Past-President, Family Law Section, Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • Past-Vice President, Family Law Section, Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Rising Star Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine, (Thompson Reuters 2014-2019)

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Author and Presenter, “Settlement Agreements,” Handling Your First (or Next) Divorce, State Bar of Texas (Austin, TX 2019)
  • Author and Presenter, “Informal Settlement Agreements, Rule 11 Agreements, and Mediated Settlement Agreements,” 45th Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, Texas (San Antonio, TX 2019)
  • Panelist, 2019 TAFLS Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (San Francisco, CA 2019)
  • Presenter, “Nonparty Standing,” Family Law Essentials-Giving Back to Your Community CLE, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (McAllen, TX 2019).
  • Presenter, “The Mysteries of Family Law,” Family Law Essentials-Giving Back to Your Community CLE, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (Victoria, TX 2019).
  • Author and Presenter, "Case Law Update: Discovery and Procedure,” Advanced Trial Skills for Family Lawyers, State Bar of Texas (New Orleans, LA 2018).
  • Course Director, "Family Law Essentials-Giving Back to Your Community," Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (Corpus Christi, TX 2018).
  • Author and Presenter, "Real Estate Issues in Family Law," 2018 Advanced Family Law Seminar, Corpus Christi Bar Association (Corpus Christi, TX 2018).
  • Author and Presenter, "Real Estate Transfers--What Do These Documents Mean?" 41st Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, State Bar of Texas (Dallas, TX 2018).
  • Author and Presenter, “Real Estate Issues in Family Law,” 2018 Advanced Family Law Seminar, Corpus Christi Bar Association, Corpus Christi, Texas (Corpus Christi, TX 2018)
  • Co-Course Director and Presenter, 2017 Advanced Family Law Seminar, Corpus Christi Bar Association, Corpus Christi, Texas (Corpus Christi, TX 2017)
  • Panelist, “Contempt Demonstration,” 43rd Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, Texas (San Antonio, TX 2017)
  • Co-Author, “But I Changed My Mind—Settlement Agreements,” State Bar of Texas Marriage Dissolution 101 Course (Galveston, TX 2016)
  • Presenter, “Attorney’s Fees in Family Law Litigation,” Corpus Christi Bar Association,Family Law Section Meeting (Corpus Christi, TX 2016)
  • Co-Author, “Drafting Time Slips, Fee Agreements, and Billing Statements,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Drafting Course (Dallas, TX 2015)
  • Presenter, “Primer on Contempt,” Corpus Christi Bar Association, Family Law Section Meeting (Corpus Christi, TX2015)
  • Author and Presenter, “Tax Implications of Divorce,” Corpus Christi Bar Association,Family Law Section Meeting (Corpus Christi, TX 2013)
  • Author and Presenter, “Tax and Financial Planning Impacts of Paying Support and Spousal Maintenance,” Texas Spousal Support and Maintenance Workshop, Half Moon Seminars, LLC, (Dallas, TX 2011)
  • Co-Author, “More Money and Less Stress: Law Office Management and Technology,”36th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, Sate Bar of Texas (San Antonio, TX 2010).
  • Co-Author, W.V. Dorsaneo, III, Dorsaneo Texas Litigation Guide, Chapter 360.A-Temporary Orders, published by Matthew & Bender Company, Inc. (2009)

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • English

To learn more about Attorney Rothschild or to schedule a consultation with Rothschild Law Firm, call (361) 866-5437 today or contact the firm online.

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