Courtney Schmitz

  • Courtney Schmitz
 
Johnson, Loyd & Schmitz

Location: McKinney office

Phone: 972-885-8499

Email: Email

 

Courtney Schmitz is the Managing Partner at the McKinney location for Johnson, Loyd & Schmitz, PLLC. She is double board-certified in Family Law and Child Welfare by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization demonstrating her ongoing commitment to legal excellence.

Courtney is a fierce warrior in the courtroom and a skilled diplomat in the hallway. You can count on her results-orientated approach to family law and litigation. As a child of divorce, she uses her life experiences to help a struggling family navigate through divorce and changes to their family.

Courtney also serves a mediator finding custom-tailored solutions to meet the needs of the individual family.

Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband and son and their two rescue labs. She is a member of various legal organizations including the Collin County Bar Association, a fellow of the Collin County Bench Bar Foundation and serves in many capacities within those organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Child Support
  • Custody, Possession, & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Alimony & Maintenance
  • Modifications
  • Contempt & Enforcement
  • Complex Property Divisions
  • Mediation
  • Child Protective Services
  • Ad Litem
  • Amicus

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Educationn & Licenses

  • B.S., Southern Methodist University, 2007
  • J.D., Texas A& M School of Law, 2010
  • State Bar of Texas, 2010
  • United States Supreme Court, 2016
  • Board Certified – Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, December 2018
  • Certified Child Welfare Mediator, 2018
  • Certified Mediator, 2019
  • Certified Family Law Mediator 2019
  • Board Certified – Child Welfare, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, December 2020

Awards

  • Rising Star, by Superlawyers.com 2020-2022
  • Top Attorney, Local Profile 2022
  • Who’s Who Honors Edition
  • Top American Lawyers

Professional Associations

  • Texas Board of Disciplinary Appeals, Appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas in 2022
  • Member, Curt B. Henderson Inn of Court
  • Member, Collin County Bar Association
  • Member, Frisco Bar Association
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, Board Member, Collin County Bench Bar Foundation
  • Co-Chair, Collin County Bench Bar Conference 2022

Law Related Articles, Publications, & Presentations

  • Temporary Orders, Presentation, Texas Bar CLE, Handling Your First (or Next) Divorce, January  2016
  • Family Law Case Law Update, Presentation Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2016
  • Answers, Service, Affirmative Pleading and UCCJEA, Presentation, Collin County Child Welfare CLE, April 2019
  • Introduction to CPS in your Family Law Case, Presentation, Collin County Bar Association- Family Law Section, May 2019
  • Introduction to CPS Investigations and Litigation, Presentation, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2019
  • The First 48: How to Handle Calls out of Your Wheelhouse, Presentation, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2021
  • When Children Would Rather have a Parent go to Jail than Visit with the Other Parent, Presentation, Collin County Bench Bar Conference, May 2022