I was born in Dallas and raised in Arlington. I graduated from the University of Texas with a BA in Psychology and went straight into law school at Texas Tech. I went to law school knowing that I wanted to be a family law attorney because I enjoy working with, and helping, people.
I received my law degree, passed the bar, and began my legal career in Fort Worth. I started my practice with foster parent adoptions. I soon went to work for the Attorney General of Texas, where I worked for three years. Then I went back out on my own and reopened my family law practice in Fort Worth, Texas.
I have 4 boys who range in age from 29-9. Having experienced my own divorce a few years ago, I now have a new perspective. Having personally made it through the ordeal, and a subsequent modification, I now understand first hand the emotional turmoil that my clients go through. I believe these experiences help me relate to my clients and encourage me to be creative in my suggestions for settlement.
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I had the pleasure of working with Wendy and have come to respect her dedication and professionalism. Wendy's pragmatic and compassionate approach to resolving disputes is a benefit not only to her clients, but to the legal community as well. I endorse this lawyer.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1995||01/09/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Founder/Attorney||The Law Office of Wendy L. Hackler||2001 - 2015|
|Attorney||Attorney General's Office, Texas - Child Support Division||1998 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Mentoring Committee Tarrant County Bar||Chairman||2009 - 2010|
|Family Law Section of the Texas State Bar||Member||2008 - Present|
|Mentoring Committee Tarrant County Bar||Chairman-Elect||2008 - 2009|
|Texas Family Law Foundation||Member||2008 - Present|
|Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Tarrant County Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|The College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2002 - Present|
|Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2002 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||1995 - Present|
|Texas Tech University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of Texas System, Austin||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Mentoring Committee||How to Develop Business Effectively & Ethically||2010|
|Mentoring Committee||Introduction to Transition to Practice Program||2010|