Susan Myres

Susan Myres


Myres & Associates, PLLC

Recognized since 2020

Houston, Texas

Practice Areas

Collaborative Law: Family Law

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Collaborative Law: Family Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Family Law
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Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Susan Myres has over 35 years of experience practicing family law in Harris County and the Greater Houston area.

Susan works closely with all of her clients to develop a legal strategy that best fits her client's goals and needs. Her background in business studies allows her to work through complex issues involving the characterization and valuation of a business, closely-held business interests, characterization of property, financial documentation, and the interplay with the marital estate. Susan utilizes all forms of dispute resolution methods to develop creative solutions to her client's dilemmas. From supporting clients who have worked out their agreements, mediation, arbitration, collaborative law, and traditional litigation, Susan focuses on using techniques that are the right fit for the client. She and her team are known for establishing close cooperation with their clients, working together to reach solutions that are in the best interests of the client and their children.

Frequently, Susan lectures on cutting edge family law topics, locally and nationally. She is involved in several professional associations, including the Texas Bar Association, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President-Elect), the International Academy of Family Lawyers (Fellow), Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, and many others.

Location

  • One Greenway Plaza, Suite 450
    Houston, TX 77046

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center , J.D., graduated 1982
  • University of Kansas, B.S., graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1982

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - President-Elect | Fellow since 1998
  • American and Texas Bar Associations – Family Law Sections - Member since 1983
  • Association of Women Attorenys - Member since 1982 | President 1987
  • Association of Women Attorneys Foundation - Co-Founder | Treasurer 1993-1999
  • Burta Rhodes Raborn – Family Law – Inns of Court - Master since 1998
  • Collaborative Family Lawyers of Houston - Member since 2011
  • College of the State Bar of Texas - Member since 1993
  • Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section - Member since 1983; Chair 2000-2001
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers - Fellow | since 2005
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists - Member since 1989
  • Texas Bar Foundation - Member since 1990
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization | Family Law Advisory Commission - Member | 2006 – 2011; Chair 2011

Court Admissions

  • United States District Courts | The Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Courts | The Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit and the Supreme Court of Texas

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Collaborative Law: Family Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Collaborative Law: Family Law, Houston (2023)
  • Family Law, Houston (2023)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law
  • Collaborative Law: Family Law

Awards:

  • Selected as Texas Super Lawyer | 2006 – present
  • David A. Gibson Award for Professionalism and Excellence in the Practice of Family Law, presented by the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists | 2016

Family Law Board Certification

Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law | Texas 1988

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