Bruce Beverly

Bruce Beverly
Associate Professor of Law

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
J.D., Ohio Northern University

Bruce Beverly is an associate professor of law at the Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law. Prior to moving to Knoxville, Mr. Beverly practiced family law litigation primarily in Ft. Worth, Texas, for over 17 years, where he is board certified as a family law specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Beverly has extensive bench and jury litigation experience as well as appellate experience in family law and personal injury tort litigation. He received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his J.D. from Ohio Northern University in 1992.

In addition to his busy litigation practice as a partner and solo practitioner in private practice, Mr. Beverly has previously taught as an adjunct professor in the paralegal programs at the University of Texas at Arlington, and the State University of Ohio – Lima/Lima Technical College in Lima, Ohio. He has since written and presented dozens of articles and papers on family law, law and technology and practical tips for lawyers, and he has co-authored three published books on direct and cross examination in family law cases. Mr. Beverly has been an officer and director for a number of years in the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, and is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section.


A Remedy To Fit the Crime: A Call for the Unreasonable Rejection of a Parent by a Child as TortJ. L. & Fam. Stud. (2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court has stated time and again that the privilege to raise a…

A Strategy for Teaching Objectivity to the Domestic Relations Student: Utilizing Psychodrama to Explore Attorney Empathy Toward Improving Family Law OutcomesForthcoming, Ohio Northern University Law Review (2013)

The basic domestic relations law course is often taught by the casebook method, with little…


Texas Family Law: A Focus on Property Issues (with Sydney Aaron Beckman, Heather King, Bruce Beverly, and Randall Wilhite), Sydney A. Beckman (2004)

Texas Family Law: A Focus on Children’s Issues (with Sydney Aaron Beckman and Heather King), Sydney A. Beckman (2002)

Texas Family Law: Direct and Cross-Examination (with Sydney Aaron Beckman and Heather King), Sydney A. Beckman (2001)

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Lincoln Memorial University - John J. Duncan, Jr. School of Law (LMU-DSOL) is provisionally accredited
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