Bruce L. Beverly is an Associate Professor of Law at the Lincoln Memorial
University-Duncan School of Law. Prior to moving to Knoxville, Professor Beverly
practiced family law litigation primarily in Ft. Worth, Texas, for over 17 years, where
he is board certified as a family law specialist by the Texas Board of Legal
Specialization. 

Professor Beverly has extensive bench and jury litigation experience as well as appellate
experience in family law and personal injury tort litigation. He received his
undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his JD degree
from Ohio Northern University in 1992. 

In addition to his busy litigation practice as a partner and solo practitioner in private
practice, Professor Beverly has previously taught as an adjunct professor in the
paralegal programs at the University of Texas at Arlington, and the State University of
Ohio-Lima/Lima Technical College in Lima, Ohio. He has since written and presented dozens
of articles and papers on tort law, family law, law and technology, and practical tips
for lawyers, and he has co-authored three published books on direct and cross examination
in family law cases. Professor Beverly is also the co-author of a textbook, Tennessee
Family: Cases & Problems. 

Professor Beverly has been an officer and director for a number of years in the Tarrant
County Family Law Bar Association, and is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Family Law
Section. 

Articles

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A Remedy To Fit the Crime: A Call for the Unreasonable Rejection of a Parent by a Child as Tort, J. L. & Fam. Stud. (2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court has stated time and again that the privilege to raise a...

 

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A Strategy for Teaching Objectivity to the Domestic Relations Student: Utilizing Psychodrama to Explore Attorney Empathy Toward Improving Family Law Outcomes, Forthcoming, Ohio Northern University Law Review (2013)

The basic domestic relations law course is often taught by the casebook method, with little...

 

Unpublished Papers

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TRENDS IN THE EFFICACY OF PARENTAL ALIENATION ALLEGATIONS IN CHILD CUSTODY CASES AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR TORTIOUS ACTION, ExpressO (2015)

As the second of a series, this paper attempts to further explore the phenomenon of...

 

Books

Texas Family Law: A Focus on Property Issues (with Sydney Aaron Beckman, Heather King, Bruce Beverly, and Randall Wilhite), Sydney A. Beckman (2004)
 
Texas Family Law: A Focus on Children's Issues (with Sydney Aaron Beckman and Heather King), Sydney A. Beckman (2002)
 
Texas Family Law: Direct and Cross-Examination (with Sydney Aaron Beckman and Heather King), Sydney A. Beckman (2001)