B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
J.D., Ohio Northern University
Prior to starting at LMU Law, Professor Bruce 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. Beverly has extensive bench and jury litigation experience as well as appellate experience in family law and personal injury tort litigation.
In addition to his busy litigation practice as a partner and solo practitioner in private practice, Mr. Beverly 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.
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.
Beverly is actively to the Texas Bar, the Tennessee Bar, and the Northern District of Texas and is a Rule 31 Certified Mediator in TN family law cases.
Locally, Beverly was a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Board of the Knoxville Family Justice Center, an organization which provides legal support, physical protection and emotional support for victims of domestic violence, from 2010-2016.
Beverly teaches Tort, Remedies, Domestic Relations, Advanced Domestic Relations Drafting, and Law Office Management.