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John A. Clark

Goodman & Clark
5001 S. Cooper, Suite 212
Arlington, Texas 76017
Phone: (817) 460-8171 Fax: (817) 861-2125

  • Stephen F. Austin State University; Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry; Graduated cum laude, May 1980
  • St. Mary's School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
  • Juris Doctor; Graduated with Honors; May 1983
Current Employment
Goodman & Clark, Arlington, Texas  October 1989 through the present - Family Law Practice

  • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Fraternity
  • John M. Harlan Legal Society 1983
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
    • Director - Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association 1992-1994, 2006 to 2013
    • Secretary – Tarrant County Family law Bar Association 1997
    • President-Elect -Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association 1999
    • President -Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association 2000
  • City of Kennedale Council Member Appointed July 1998
    • Councilman 1998 to May 2011
    • Mayor Pro Temp 2009 to May 2011
    • Mayor of Kennedale May 2011 to May 2013
  • Treasurer of SE Tarrant Transportation Partnership October 2012 to May 2013
  • Kennedale ISD Trustee 3 Year Term Elected May 2016
Resident of Kennedale since 1987. Married since September 17, 1983 to Rebecca Ann Clark, teacher in Kennedale Independent School District.
Children: Christopher, TCU Graduate and employed with Novartis / Alcon. Samantha, Southwestern Graduate, Master’s Degree from Texas Tech and employed by Northwest ISD teaching blind and visually impaired students.

Practice Areas: Family Law; General Civil Litigation

Admitted: 1983, Texas
                   1984, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Law School: St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, J.D., with honors, 1983

College: Stephen F. Austin State University, B.S.F., cum laude, 1980

Professional Activities:    
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Arlington Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Family Bar Association --
  • (Director 1993-1994; Secretary 1997; President-elect 1999; President 2000)
  • 1989, Joined Goodman & Clark in Arlington, Texas
  • Appointed ad litem for children by Family Law District Courts
  • Participated as an in-take attorney for West Texas Legal Services and volunteered service
  • 1990, Moot Court Judge in Jackson-Walker Moot Court competition at SMU School of Law
  • Reserve member of Fee Arbitration Committee
Biography: Phi Delta Phi; John M. Harlen Society

Born: San Antonio, Texas, February 11, 1958

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