Throughout her legal career, Debra Herndon has represented numerous family law clients in divorce, custody and property disputes. She is a dedicated advocate, and has represented clients in all phases of litigation, in both trial court and in appellate court. Debra advises clients on all aspects of family law, divorce, adoption, paternity and mediation issues. Debra is experienced in drafting marital property agreements, including pre- and post-nuptial agreements.
Debra Herndon is a member of the Houston Family Law Sections of the Houston Bar Association, and is active in family law organizations in Texas.
Debra Herndon’s education has always been family-focused. She received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Queens College, New York (cum laude), and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Debra then attended Tulane Law School where she received her law degree. Before joining Holmes, Diggs, Eames & Puhl, she was an attorney with the firm of Allison Jones & Associates where she practiced family law for nine years.
Licensed since 2000
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Debra Herndon is an excellent divorce and family law attorney. Clients appreciate her hard work and good results in court. She is extremely well-informed on all family law issues and always puts the client first. She has an apt nick-name given to her by one of her clients: The Velvet Hammer.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2000||05/02/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Board Certified - Family Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||2013|
|2013 Top Lawyers in Family Law||Houstonia Magazine||2013|
|attorney||Holmes, Diggs & Eames||2009 - 2014|
|associate attorney||Allison Jones & Associates, PC||2000 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Texas Board of Legal Specialization||Board Certified in Family Law||2013 - Present|
|Association of Women Attorneys||member||2012 - Present|
|Family Law Section of the State Bar||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2001 - Present|
|Tulane University Law School||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|State University of New York at Buffalo||Social Work||MA - Masters||N/A|