Attorney Profile

Ivan Friedman
Education

  • Stephen F. Austin High School, Austin, TX with honors, 1986
  • University of California – Berkeley, B.A., English, 1990
  • University of York, U.K, one semester, 1989
  • University of Texas School of Law – Austin, J.D., August 1992
  • Texas Tech University, Master of Public Administration, 2009

Admitted

  • State Bar of Texas, Licensed May 1993

Memberships

  • Member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas since 2002
  • Member of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Hays County Bar Association, 2002-2007, serving as Executive Director, Vice-President, and President, 2006-2007
  • Board member and general counsel, Joe E. Moreno Scholarship Fund, 2005-present
  • Member, Texas and San Antonio Solar Energy Society
  • Member, San Antonio Clean Technology Forum
  • Member, Texas Renewable Industries Association


Certification/Specialties

  • Advanced Family Law Course
  • Family Law Boot Camp
  • Attorney ad litem/Guardian ad litem training
  • Collaborative Law training
  • Many others

Professional experience

  • Constituent aide for former U.S. Congressman Ron Dellums
  • Served as an Assistant Attorney General from 1993-1994, and handled hundreds of child support and paternity cases in Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Wilson and many other counties
  • Serve as general counsel and Chief of Staff for several members of the Texas Legislature and staffed House Committees on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues for three sessions
  • Private practice since 1999

Community affiliations

  • Former member of the City of San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Board
  • Served on the San Marcos Council of Neighborhood Associations
  • Coached basketball leagues at the San Marcos Activity Center in both the adult men’s league and the girls’ league


Languages

  • Spanish
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The Law Office of Ivan Friedman serves clients in San Antonio, San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Wimberley, Dripping Springs, New Braunfels, Seguin, Schertz and throughout Bexar, Atascosa, Hays, Comal, Guadalupe and Wilson Counties, in South Central Texas.