Teal A. de la Garza

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Location: Houston, Texas
Phone: 281-486-7007
Fax: 281-486-0229

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Juvenile

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2014

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence – 2014
  • Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York
    • Master of Fine Arts – 2006
    • Major: Dramatic Writing
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
    • B.A. – 2003
    • Honors:  Hispanic Studies Thesis
    • Major: English
    • Major: Hispanic Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Houston Bar Association Probate, Trust, & Estates Award – 2014
  • Ann Dinsmore Forman Memorial Child Advocacy Award – 2014
  • Outstanding Clinical Student Award – 2014
  • Manus-Salzman Scholarship, 2004 – 2005
  • Ian McLellan Hunter Graduate Screenwriting Award – 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Director, 2015 – Present
  • Texas Bar Association, Probate, Trust, & Estates Section, 2014 – Present
  • Texas Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2014 – Present
  • Texas Bar Association, Juvenile Law Section, 2014 – Present
  • Burta Rhoads Raborn Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2014 – Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2014 – Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Probate Section, 2014 – Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Juvenile Law Section, 2014 – Present
  • Association of Women Attorneys, Law Student Outreach, 2013 – 2015
  • Burta Rhoads Raborn Inn of Court, Student Member, 2013 – 2014
  • UH Law Center, Family Law Organization, President, 2013 – 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • HBA LegalLines
  • HVL Saturday Clinics
  • Pro Bono Court Appointments
  • Will-A-Thon by HBA and HVL, 2015

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish