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Valita Francine Waits

Valita Francine Waits

Practice areas:

Probate, Criminal Defense, Business, Family

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Business: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Probate: 30%
  4. Family: 10%



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Contact Info

Waits Law Firm

305 S. Broadway, Suite 405
P. O. Box 329
Tyler, TX, 75710-0329


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198005/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AppreciationLone Star Legal Aid2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Alternate Municipal Court JudgeCity of Tyler, Texas1984 - 1994
Field AttorneyNational Labor Relations Board1981 - 1982
Assistant Regional CounselUnited States Department of Energy1980 - 1981

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Smith County Bar Association FoundationMember: Board of Directors, Program Committee2008 - Present
Smith County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1980 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Ebony News JournalLegaLines2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of TheologyReligionMaster's of Divinity2003
Texas Southern UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1980
American UniversityCommunications: Broadcast Management & ProductionMA - Masters1974
Howard UniversityBusiness Administration: Marketing & EconomicsBachelor of Arts1969