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Lisa Marquis

Practice Description

Lisa Marquis believes in settling family cases collaboratively whenever possible. Her clients view the collaborative process as a way to better control the outcome of their case and reduce stress and trauma to their family. Divorce is certainly an ending, but Lisa also sees it as the beginning of a new family unit. She believes that the collaborative process can smooth the transition for you and your children. Lisa also understands that some cases cannot be handled collaboratively and also effectively represents clients in contested matters that are presented to the court for determination. However, even in those contested cases, Lisa uses her training as a collaborative attorney to minimize the level of conflict between the parties, and endeavors to always put the best interest of the children first.  Even in cases that need to be handled through the more traditional litigation process, Lisa strives to be part of the solution and not part of the problem.

Focus of Practice

  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Contested Divorce
  • Custody Disputes
  • Visitation Issues
  • Child Support Modification
  • Custody Modification
  • Enforcement Actions
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Partition Agreements
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Guardianship

Representative Experience

In 1991 Lisa began her legal career as a litigation attorney with Streich Lang in Phoenix. In 1994 she moved back to her home state of Texas to work as a tax attorney with the Dallas law firm of Johnson & Gibbs. When Johnson & Gibbs disbanded in 1995, Lisa began practicing family law in Plano. In 1997, Lisa partnered with Sharon Easley to form Easley & Marquis.  After 15 years in practice with Sharon, Lisa joined with Hastings Hanshaw and Collin Kennedy in 2012 to start a family law practice with the firm of Hanshaw Kennedy Marquis.  In April of 2015, Lisa joined the firm of Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C. to head up their Collin County office, which opened in Plano on April 1, 2015.

Lisa is well known for her work in collaborative law, successfully handling more than 100 cases. She has been secretary, vice-president and president of the Collin County Bar Association, chair of the Collin County Bench/Bar Foundation and vice-president of the Plano chapter of the American Business Women’s Association.  She is an active member of the Association of Networking Professionals, in which she has held the positions of Vice-President and President for multiple terms.  Lisa has also served as a Girl Scout Leader in Celina and on the church council of Rejoice Lutheran Church in Frisco.

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships

  • Charter Life Fellow of the Collin County Bench/Bar Foundation
  • Member of the Collin County Bar Association
  • Collaborative Law Alliance of Collin County
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas

R. Kendall Yow

November 29, 2013

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Practice Description

Ms. Yow represents financial institutions in litigation arising from residential loans and real property transactions.

Representative Experience

Represented financial institutions in various litigation matters involving state and federal debt collection.

Defended financial institutions against a range of claims, including wrongful foreclosure, fraud, breach of contract, and Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations.

Judicial intern, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Austin, Texas, 2006

Staff Assistant, U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Washington, DC, 2005

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships

Foundation Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Member, Dallas Bar Association

Selected Published Cases

Soin v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., CIV.A. H-14-1861, 2014 WL 4386003 (S.D. Tex. Sept. 4, 2014).

Reece v. U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n, 4:13-CV-982-O, 2014 WL 301022 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 28, 2014), aff’d, 762 F.3d 422 (5th Cir. 2014).

Murray v. U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n, 411 S.W.3d 926 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2013, no pet.).

Clarkson v. Deutsche Bank Nat. Trust Co., 331 S.W.3d 837 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 2011).

Gregory M. Sudbury

November 29, 2013

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Practice Description

Mr. Sudbury’s practice involves representation of regional and national clients in financial institution litigation involving residential mortgage loans, including loan repurchase, wrongful foreclosure, debt collection and lien priority matters. He also regularly represents clients in construction litigation, health care litigation and insurance disputes.

Representative Experience

Represented national financial institutions in various litigation matters, including loan repurchase related issues.

Represented national health care providers in various litigation matters, including service contract and employment related issues.

Represented regional financial institution in various litigation matters, including insurance disputes and employment related issues.

Represented insurers and insureds in various insurance coverage disputes.

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Classic Home Financial, Inc., 548 Fed.Appx. 205 (5th Cir. 2013)

Home Loan Corp. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 312 S.W. 3d 199 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2010, no pet.)

Red Rock Properties 2005, Ltd. v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, No. 14-08-00352-CV, 2009 WL 1795037 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] June 25, 2009, no pet.)

Cuauhtli v. Chase Home Finance LLC, 308 Fed. App. 772 (5th Cir. 2009), cert denied 129 S. Ct. 2447 (2009)

Mitchell v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, No. 3:06-CV-2009-K, 2008 WL 623395 (N.D. Tex. March 4, 2008)

Schuhart v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, No. C-05-385, 2006 WL 1897263 (S.D. Tex. July 10, 2006)

John Paul Stanford

November 29, 2013

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Terry L. Salazar

November 29, 2013

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Practice Description

Mr. Salazar represents owners, contractors, subcontractors and surety companies in all phases of the construction contracting process on private and public works projects. This includes the drafting and negotiation of complex construction agreements, contract award controversies, performance related disputes and contract claims.

He also advises clients in disputed matters in state and federal courts, board of contract appeals, arbitrations and mediations.

Representative Experience

Past Senior V.P. and General Counsel of large international structural steel company involved in the construction of major commercial, industrial and bridge projects including major stadiums, airports, arenas, hospitals, court buildings and power plants.

Past Chairman of DBA Construction Law Section – 1999

Past Chairman of the City of Dallas Building Code Advisory and Appeals Board

Former U.S. Army JAGC officer and procurement law attorney in Office of General Counsel for National Security Agency

Frequent Lecturer to Construction Industry, including presentations to the Associated General Contractors, AISC North American Steel Construction Conference, and Steel Erectors Association of America

Author of various legal articles and publications regarding the construction industry, including:
The Texas chapter of “50 States Public Construction Contracting Laws”; “Framing the Options in School Construction” in Texas Lawyer; “Statutes Affecting Federal Construction” at the 1989 Annual Texas Construction Law Conference, “Construction Issues for Public Owners and Contractors on Public Works in Texas” presented to the Cambridge Institute Seminar in Dallas, Texas in 1991.

Selected Published Cases

El Paso County Lower Valley Water District v. Oscar Renda Contracting, Inc., 2004 WL 1637990

Awards & Honors

AV ® PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell rating

Rachel Hytken

November 9, 2013

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Practice Description

Ms. Hytken’s practice involves representation of financial institutions, banks and debt servicers in consumer financial services litigation involving wrongful foreclosure claims, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Texas Debt Collection Act, and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Representative Experience

-Represented national financial institutions in various litigation matters, including wrongful foreclosure issues.

– Represented title insurance companies and the insured in a variety of disputes, including fraud, breach of contract, and quiet title claims.

– Clerked at a federal government agency charged with supplying hydorelectric power to the Northwest. Worked on issues involving labor disputes, intergovernmental conflict, and a variety of tort issues.

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

“Electronic Discovery: To What Extent do the 2006 Amendments Satisfy Their Purposes?” 12 Lewis & Clark Law Review 599, 2008

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships
Member, Dallas Bar Association

Committee Member, SPCA of Texas

Awards & Honors

Scholar List

Law Review