Anita Cutrer

Anita Cutrer

Attorney
Location:
Hurst, Texas
Phone:
817-864-8594
Email:

Anita is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has practiced Family Law for more than 20 years. Anita feels great satisfaction helping individuals and families navigate the complex legal and emotional aspects of Family Law.    She graduated from the University of Houston in 1988 with a degree in Business Administration.  In 1993 she received her Juris Doctorate degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.  

She has received numerous awards and recognitions, including Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine and Top Attorney, Family Law, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine.  She is a frequent speaker at continuing education seminars for lawyers in Family Law and is active in the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Tarrant County Women Bar Association various bar associations and is a member of other local bar association.

Anita was born in Norway and immigrated to Houston, Texas in 1981. In her spare time, Anita likes to practice Yoga and go hiking.  She also loves to spend time with her husband and two boys.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified – Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1993

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of Houston
    • B.S. - 1988

Published Works

  • Author, Collaborative Law in Family Cases: Could it save our Children? Tarrant County Bar Bulletin, 2004
  • Author, Child Custody -- Is a Custody Battle Best for Your Children? Divorce Magazine, 2003
  • Author, Collaborative Law: The Kinder, Gentler Divorce, Divorce Magazine, 2003
  • Author, Getting Prepared for Temporary Orders, Divorce Magazine, 2003
  • Author, Rules For Surviving the Family Law Case, Divorce Magazine, 2003
  • Author, How to get the most out of your lawyer, Divorce Magazine, 2003
  • Author, General Overview of the Proceedings, Divorce Magazine, 2003
  • Author, My ex-spouse exercises visitation with my kids, but I want to move with them to another state. Can I go? Divorce Magazine: Frequently Asked Questions, 2003
  • Author, If your ex-spouse interferes with your visitation, are you entitled to withhold child support until you receiver your court-ordered , Divorce Magazine: Frequently Asked Questions, 2003
  • Featured/Interviewed/Quoted “We are Women, We are Attorneys,, Fort Worth Business Press, February 6, 2004 edition
  • Featured/Interviewed/Quoted “The Dream Team,” Divorce Magazine, 2003-2004

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Temporary Orders: How to Get Your Client What They Want, Marriage Dissolution 101, April 2015, Dallas, Texas
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Predicates, El Paso Family Law Essentials Seminar, September 2014.
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Family Law, Dispute Resolution Services of North Texas, April, 2014.
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Family Law, Dispute Resolution Services of North Texas, September, 2013.
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, May, 2012
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Family Law From A to Z, National Business Institute, November, 2011.
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, December, 2010
  • Speaker, Happy Clients Pay Bills, Marriage Dissolution Boot Camp, January 2007.
  • Speaker, What Every Mental Health Professional Should Know About Family Law, January 22, 2007.
  • Speaker, What Every Mental Health Professional Should Know About Family Law, June 22, 2006.
  • Speaker, “The People’s Law School”, Family Law Overview, March 2005
  • Speaker, “Ten Minute Mentor’ Texas Bar CLE and Texas Young Lawyers On-Line Continuing Legal Education, Taped January 28, 2005, available at Texas Bar CLE.com.

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Bar Association Best News Article, Collaborative Law in Family Cases: Could it save our children? Tarrant County Bar Bulletin, 2004 - Present
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine and Texas Super Lawyer Magazine, 2006 - 2012
  • Texas Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine and Texas Rising Star, 2004 & 2005 Magazine
  • Top Attorneys, Family Law, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2001 - 2014
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Family Law, 1992 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association, President, 2010 - 2011
  • Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2007
  • Collaborative Lawyers of Tarrant County, Treasurer, 2006
  • Tarrant County Women's Bar Association, President , 2009 - 2010
  • Tarrant County Women's Bar Association, President Elect, 2008 - 2009
  • Tarrant County Bar Women's Bar Association, Program Chair, 2006 - 2008
  • Tarrant County Women's Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2010
  • Member, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association: 1993-present
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2004 - Present
  • Fee Arbitration Committee, Tarrant County Bar Association, Sub-chair, 2003 - 2006
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, Associate member, 1997 - 1998
  • Northeast Collaborative professionals, Member, 2006 - Present
  • Women's Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, 1994 - Present
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association: 1994-2000
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyer's Association, Member, 2002 - 2003
  • Collaborative Lawyers of Tarrant County, 2002 - Present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Adoption Day: 2001, 2002 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Anita K. Cutrer, Solo Practicioner, 1993 - 1999
  • Hoppes & Cutrer, LLC, Partner, 1999 - 2000
  • Denton, Hoppes & Cutrer, LLC, Partner, 2000 - 2005