lynn stanton


LYNN STANTON

Associate

713.600.5500 p
713.600.5501 f

lstanton@jenkinskamin.com

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Education

  • B.A. – Principia College, Elsah, Illinois. (History major; English minor)
    • Elected to Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society
    • Graduated, Highest Honors
  • M.A. – University of Houston, Houston, Texas. (American History, post – 1877
    • Graduated, Highest Honors
  • J.D. – Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas.
    • Dean’s List 1987, 1988
    • Elected to Order of the Lytae Honorary Society
    • American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Research and Writing
  • Mediation Certification (Basic); A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center 1987
  • Mediation Certification (Family Law); South Texas College of Law 1997

Past Employment Positions

  • Doherty & Wagner: 1991-1997
  • Piro, Nichols & Lilly: 1989-1991
  • Nichols & Cole: 1987-1989
  • Intern/clerkship in 309th Family District Court: 1987

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member State Bar Civil Appellate and Family Law Sections
  • P.E.O.(PhilanthropicEducationalOrganization)-providingscholarshipsandloans to women, local Houston area president 2011 - present
  • Past instructor at Women’s Institute of Houston

Appellate Experience

  • A.H. Belo Corp. v. Corcoran, 52 S.W.2d 375 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2001, pet. denied).
  • Carson Energy, Inc. v. Riverway Bank, 100 s.w.3d 591 (Tex.App.–Texarkana 2003, pet. denied).
  • Downing v. Burns, 348 S.W.3d 415 (Tex.App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2012, no pet.).
  • Gainous v. Gainous, 219 S.W.3d 97 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2006, pet. denied).
  • Gavrel v. Nichols, No. 01-03-00465-CV, 2004 WL 1688774 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.], July 29, 2004, no pet.).
  • Greene v. Young, 174 S.W.3d 291 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2005, pet. denied).
  • In re Burk, 252 S.W.3d 736 (Tex.App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2008, orig. proceeding).
  • In re Hickman, No. 01-12-00572-CV, 2012 WL 4858070 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] October 11, 2012, orig. proceeding).
  • In re Marriage of Wellington, No. 10-07-00181-CV, 2008 WL 3971763 (Tex.App.–Waco, August 27, 2008, no pet.).
  • In re M.S.D., No. 10-04-00255-CV, 2005 WL 2387204 (Tex.App.–Waco, September 28, 2005, no pet.).
  • In re Ostrofsky, 112 S.W.3d 925 (Tex.App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2003, orig. proceeding).
  • In re Penafiel, No. 14-04-01184-CV, 2005 WL 364151 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] February 17, 2005, orig. proceeding), on further review (Tex. October 14, 2005) mandamus denied.
  • In re Sheikh, No. 01-06-00591-CV, 2006 WL 2291107 (Tex. App.–Houston [1st Dist.], August 10, 2006, orig. proceeding).
  • In re Sheikh, No. 01-05-00736-CV. 2005 WL 2470654 (Tex. App.–Houston [1st Dist.], Octo9bner 6, 2005, orig. proceeding).
  • Jones v. Corcoran, 95 S.W.3d 673 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2002, no pet.).
  • Lisk v. Lisk, No. 01-04-00105-CV, 2005 WL 1704768 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.], July 21, 2005, no pet.).
  • Massey v. Massey, 867 S.W.2d 766 (Tex. 1993).
    Massey v. Massey, 807 S.W.2d 391 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.]
  • 1991), writ denied at 867 S.W.2d 766 (Tex. 1993).
  • Massey v. Massey, 813 S.W.2d 605 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 1991, no writ).
  • McBride v. McBride, 797 S.W.2d 689 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1991, writ denied).
  • Piro v. Sarofim, 80 S.W.3d 717 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2002, pet. denied).
  • Samuels v. Montgomery, 793 S.W.2d 337 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1990, orig. proceeding).
  • Sheikh v. Sheikh, No. 01-05-00218-CV, 2007 WL 3227683 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] November 1, 2007, no pet. h.).
  • Stavinoha v. Stavinoha, 126 S.W.3d 604 (Tex.App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2004, pet. denied).
  • Stern v. Wonzer, 846 S.W.2d 939 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 1993, no writ).
  • Stevenson v. Koutzarov, 795 S.W.2d 313 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 1990, writ denied).
  • Upchurch v. Albear, 5 S.W.3d 274 (Tex.App.–Amarillo 1999, pet. denied).
  • Weirich v. Weirich, 796 S.W.2d 513 (Tex. App.--San Antonio 1990) reversed at 833 S.W.2d 942 (Tex. 1992).
  • Weirich v. Weirich, 833 S.W.2d 942 (Tex. 1992). Weirich v. Weirich, 867 S.W.2d 787 (Tex. 1993).
  • Weiman v. Addicks-Fairbanks Road Sand Co., 846 S.W.2d 414 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1993, writ denied).
  • Williams v. Williams, 246 S.W.3d 207 (Tex.App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2007, no pet.).
  • Winfield v. Renfro, 792 S.W.2d 524 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 1990, no writ).
  • Winfield v. Renfro, 821 S.W.2d 640 (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 1991, writ denied).
  • Zuniga v. Groce, Locke & Hebdon, 868 S.W.2d 313 (Tex. App.–San Antonio 1994, writ ref’d).

Additional Writing

  • Co-author, Lynn S. Kuriger & J. Patrick Hazel, Standards of Appellate Review, STATE BAR OF TEXAS PROF. DEV. PROGRAM, 11TH ANNUAL LITIGATION UPDATE INSTITUTE § P (1995); subsequently published at, 14 The Advocate 69 (March 1995).
  • Author, “How to Protect Your Client's Personal Injury Settlement,” SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW, FAMILY LAW FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER AND LEGAL ASSISTANT COURSE § P (1995).
  • Co-author, "Receivers/Auditors," STATE BAR OF TEXAS, ADVANCED FAMILY LAW COURSE § L (1990).
  • Co-author, "Torts," STATE BAR OF TEXAS, ADVANCED FAMILY LAW COURSE § F (1991).
  • Co-author, "Points of Error: Form and Content," STATE BAR OF TEXAS, ADVANCED CIVIL APPELLATE PRACTICE COURSE § I (1991).