Elisa Reiter is Board Certified in Family Law and in Child Welfare Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a Senior Attorney with Underwood Perkins, P.C. Mrs. Reiter practices in Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall and Tarrant counties. She focuses her practice on family law matters (including simple to complex divorce, LGBTQ issues, grandparent rights, foster parent interventions, modifications of child support and custody, cases involving parental alienation and reunification, premarital, cohabitation and postnuptial agreements and elder law). Elisa Reiter's trademark: TENACITY. Elisa is licensed to practice in Texas, New York, Massachusetts and D.C. She is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Mrs. Reiter is a certified mediator and is a certified collaborative lawyer. Elisa graduated from SMU Law School in 1983 at the age of 22, where she later returned to teach family law. Elisa Reiter holds an AV Preeminent rating as a trial lawyer from Martindale-Hubbell, peer-reviewed at the highest level of professional excellence for legal expertise, communication skills and ethical standards. A natural and prolific writer (“Reiter writes”), here are links for some of her recent articles:
With Daniel Pollack, PROFESSOR, WURZWEILER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK, Yeshiva University:
“Ethical Child Custody Evaluations: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.” TEXAS LAWYER, June 13, 2021 Ethical Child Custody Evaluations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly | Texas Lawyer
“What Constitutes Malpractice by a Child Welfare Attorney?” TEXAS LAWYER, May 24, 2021. What Constitutes Malpractice by a Child Welfare Attorney? | Texas Lawyer
“Where Does an 'Outcry Witness' Fit in the Child Abuse Arena?” TEXAS LAWYER, May 14, 2021. Where Does an 'Outcry Witness' Fit in the Child Abuse Arena? | Texas Lawyer
“The RIGHT Response to Elder Abuse,” TEXAS LAWYER, March 26, 2021. The RIGHT Response to Elder Abuse | Texas Lawyer
“Still Thrashing: Is the Thrash Case a Bleak Commentary on Incapacity?”, TEXAS LAWYER, March 21, 2021. Still Thrashing: Is the Thrash Case a Bleak Commentary on Incapacity? | Texas Lawyer
“Religious Divorce in the Context of Civil Law,” TEXAS LAWYER, February 10, 2021. Religious Divorce in the Context of Civil Law | Texas Lawyer
“Does This Seem Fishy to You? Justice Barrett's First Opinion for the US Supreme Court,” TEXAS LAWYER, March 5, 2021. Does This Seem Fishy to You? Justice Barrett's First Opinion for the US Supreme Court | Texas Lawyer
“My Mama: Paralegal Extraordinaire,” Jewess Magazine, Fall, 2018. My Yiddishe Mama: The Best Paralegal Ever - Jewess (jewessmag.com)
“Are a Pro or a Rookie,” DALLAS BAR ASSOCIATION Family Law Section Newsletter, April, 2014. https://www.elisareiter.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1400950/2020/09/2014-April-Newsletter-V4.pdf
In a divorce, there may be a child custody dispute. Even if objections arise, one hopes that there will be no question concerning the evaluator’s ethics or objectivity. Elisa Reiter will explore the parameters of Child Custody Evaluations i...
Elisa Reiter, who is Board Certified in Family Law and In Child Welfare Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, joins CELESQ to present on the many forks in the road that must be traversed by family lawyers and mental health professionals in ...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 65-and-older population has grown rapidly since 2010, thanks to aging Baby Boomers. Be it Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, or Vascular Dementia, research indicates that almost half of individuals a...