Michael R. Puhl

Michael R. Puhl

Puhl Law Group PC
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Texas
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Biography

Michael R. Puhl has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been honored as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly magazine since 2008. In 2006, he was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Texas Board of Examiners for Marital & Family Therapists and served as Chairman of that board from 2011-2016.

He has been selected as a fellow on the Texas Family Law Foundation and on the Texas Family Law Foundation and the Collin County Bench/Bar Foundation. Michael is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®—a rating achieved only by attorneys whose peers consider them to have the highest level of professional skill and integrity. Mr. Puhl has held that rating since 2001.

Michael handles all manner of family law and domestic relations cases, including divorce, custody, and modification suits.

Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. | Law
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Professional Experience
Lawyer
Puhl Law Group PC
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Board Member
Texas Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists
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Board Chairman (2011-2016); Board member and Chairperson for Rules Committee; Delegate to Association of Marriage and Family Therapist Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB)from 2006 through 2012 and co-chair of AMFTRB Model Laws Committee.
Speaking Engagements
Role and Responsibility of the Ad Litem in a Family Law Case, Collin County Bench/Bar Conference
The Creation of Uniform Laws Between States for the Licensure and Regulation of Marriage and Family Therapists, Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards Annual Conference
A primer for judges, attorney and therapists on how to remain compliant with professional rules and the Texas Family Code, Continuing Education Seminar
Certifications
Board Certified – Family Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Awards
Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly Magazine
Super Lawyer (2008 - 2021)
Board Certified in Family Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Less than 1% of all attorneys in Texas have this distinction
Life Member
National Registry of Who's Who
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Fellow
Collin County Bench/Bar Foundation
Professional Associations
Texas Bar Foundation
Fellow
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Texas Monthly Magazine
Texas Super Lawyer
- Current
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Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Member
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Collin County Bar Association
Fellow
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Texas State Bar  # 16385250
Member
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Collin County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Plano (Texas) Bar Association
President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Texas
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainers are determined by the facts and the rate of complexity for each case. Hourly rates vary for each attorney in the firm based upon experience and level of expertise.
Practice Areas
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
MyFamilyLawyer.net
Contact & Map
Puhl Law Group PC
206 S. Kentucky Street
Suite 300
McKinney, TX 75069
Telephone: (972) 569-3166
Fax: (972) 569-3167
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed