April Nordhaus is a McKinney native with an understanding of-and deep care for-the community and its residents. She is recognized in the region for her compassion while providing expert counsel in estate and trust cases. She also handles probate, guardianship, and small business formations.
April received a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University in 1998, and her law degree cum laude from Texas Wesleyan University’s School of Law in 2002. In addition, she is certified as a general civil law mediator and family law mediator.
April's first job after law school was with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc, wherein she sat down with families who recently lost a close family member to provide probate guidance, assess the financial situation, and discuss estate planning matters.
April prides herself in making a positive difference in her clients’ lives. Efficiency and compassion are the cornerstones to her practice.
She was named by Goldline Research as one of The Most Dependable Lawyers (Trusts & Estates) of Texas as published in Forbes Magazine in August 2008.
April has a four-year-old daughter who attends McKinney Christian Academy and she is married to fellow attorney, Ryan Nordhaus.
Licensed since 2003
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2003||05/24/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Texas Super Lawyers||2014|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Best Law Firm||Reader's Choice Award, McKinney Courier Gazette||2012|
|Best Attorney in McKinney||Reader's Choice Award, McKinney Courier Gazette||2011|
|2011 Texas Rising Star||Texas Monthly Magazine||2011|
|Best Attorney in McKinney||Reader's Choice Award, McKinney Courier Gazette||2010|
|Most Dependable Lawyers (Trusts & Estates) of Texas||Goldline Research as seen in Forbes Magazine||2008|
|Attorney||Boyd Veigel, PC||2006 - 2009|
|Staff Attorney||The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.||2002 - 2004|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Estate Planning Council of North Texas||Member||2007 - Present|
|Collin County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2003 - Present|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|TCU Alumni Association||Member||N/A|
|Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas, USA||Criminal Justice||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|