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EDUCATION

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Texas Tech University School of Law, May 2003

  • Texas Tech Journal of Administrative Law, Lead Articles Editor (2002-2003)

  • Texas Tech Journal of Administrative Law, Associate Editor (2001-2002)

  • Phi Delta Theta Law Society, Member 

 

Bachelor of Arts - Spanish, Lamar University, December 1999

  • Sigma Delta Pi, El Sociedad Nacional Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society), 

  • Omega Theta Alpha, Member and Student Government Representative

CAREER

January 1, 2017 – Present

Associate Judge, 418th Judicial District Court of Montgomery County, Conroe, Texas

  • Family Law and Child Welfare Law

May 2011 – December 2016

Managing Attorney, Alexander & Overstreet, PLLC, Conroe, Texas

  • Family Law and Child Welfare Law / Probate, Guardianship and Estate Planning

March 2007 – April 2011

Assistant County Attorney, Montgomery County Attorney’s Office, Conroe, Texas

  • Child Protective Services Division, 2008-2011

  • Contracts and Governmental Affairs Civil Division, 2007-2008

 

January 2006 – March 2007

Associate Attorney, McPherson, Monk, Hughes, Bradley, Wimberley & Steele, LLP, 

Port Arthur, Texas

  • Probate, Guardianship and Estate Planning / Civil Litigation, Business Entities Formation

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2019)

  • Board Certified in Child Welfare Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2020) 

  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member 

  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Member

  • Texas Family Law Foundation, Lifetime Member

  • Texas Bar College

  • State Bar of Texas

  • Family Law, Judicial and Child Welfare Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas 

  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Board of Directors

  • Burta Rhodes Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court, Former Member 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP:

  • Conroe Noon Lions Club, Conroe, Texas, (2018 – present)

  • Access Builds Children, Board of Directors and Past President (2012-2016)

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

  • “Professionalism: Clients, Opposing Counsel and the Bench,” April 2021, Burta Rhodes Raborn Family Law Inn of Court, ZOOM Team Presentation 

  • “Family Law: Active & Retired Military Considerations,” Winter 2020, Texas Modern Mediation Conference, hosted by Tom King, Mediator – Panelist  

  • “Court Ordered Mediations in Family Law Cases – A View from the Bench,” 2017-present, Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Conroe, Texas - Speaker

  • “Amicus Attorney Essentials,” Spring 2018, Association of Family & Conciliatory Courts, Texas Chapter, Spring Conference, The Woodlands, Texas – Co-Speaker with Amy N. Montgomery

  • “Montgomery County Judge’s Panel Discussion,” Spring 2018 – State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Family Law Essentials – Giving Back to Your Community, Conroe, Texas – Co-Speaker with Judge Jennifer Robin (Presiding Judge, 410th District Court of Montgomery County) and Judge Amy Tucker (Associate Judge, County Court at Law Number 3, Montgomery County)

  • “Family Law 101,” 2014-2016, Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Conroe, Texas - Speaker

  • “Family Law 101,” 2013-2014, Manousso Mediation & Arbitration, LLC, Family Law Mediation Training, Houston, Texas - Speaker