Thoughtful | Analytical | Thorough | Ethical


ViewpointV2My Viewpoint
Technology is a double-edged sword today. It gives us so many opportunities to learn, communicate, and make things easier, but it also creates an incredibly large amount of information that you have to capture, review, and turn over to the other side in a lawsuit. This situation can be confusing and challenging for clients. That being said, I am motivated by these sorts of challenges. Difficult issues that require a lot of attention to detail and teamwork is why I come to work every day.


WhyV2Why I Do It
I fell into the practice of law sort of by accident. Several months after I had graduated from Baylor with a degree in Psychology (and no real plan for what I was going to do long-term), I was walking through the student union building one day and saw a flyer for a prep course for taking the law school admissions test. Pretty much on a whim, I signed up! And I am so thankful that I did. I am a very analytical person, and I really enjoy solving problems. I am also passionate about helping people who don’t have a voice. Practicing law marries those two worlds for me. Some of the most rewarding cases of my career include: winning a difficult and emotional case for several mentally and physically handicapped people, who were being mistreated in a group home; successfully representing out-of-state businesses in two complicated divorce cases; and obtaining a unanimous verdict in favor of a mother who sought custody of her little girl.


FavoritesV2A Few of My Favorite Things 

  • Hero: My husband. He is the kindest, toughest, and most hardworking person I know.
  • Lesson: Be on time to court—on time means 5 minutes early.
  • Book: South of Broad by Pat Conroy.
  • Day: Coffee, yard work, swimming, grilling, family dinner outside, TV, tea, reading, 8 hours of sleep!
  • Dream Destination: Hawaii—beach and volcanoes. Win/win!
  • Memory: Summers at the beach with my dad and his family—and now summers at the beach with my family.
  • Advice: “Don’t make decisions based upon what people think of you. Make decisions based upon what is right.” This has been true for myself and true for my clients.


FactsV2The Facts

Areas of Concentration

Civil Litigation, Civil Appeals, Family Law


  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1997, magna cum laude


  • Texas
  • Southern District of Texas

Honors and Awards

  • Young Baylor Lawyer of the Year, Baylor Law School (2014)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Baylor Law Alumni Association, Past President (2014-2015)
  • Baylor Law Alumni Association Executive Committee (2011-2015)
  • Houston Baylor Lawyer Network, Chair (2012-2017)
  • State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Fort Bend Family Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • City of Richmond Planning and Zoning Commission