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Based in Deer Park and serving all of the greater Houston, Galveston and Brazoria County areas, Dennis M. Slate P.C. prides itself on offering clients dynamic legal representation for a fraction of the cost of most downtown firms.
Slate has devoted his legal career to handling complex Family law matters, all areas of Criminal defense, bankruptcy and Probate cases.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    16 years
  2. Child Abuse: 30%
    16 years
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%
    16 years
  4. Bankruptcy: 5%
    16 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • James Michael Evans

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    James Evans Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Dennis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Dennis M. Slate, Attorney at Law

112 East Forrest Lane
Deer Park, TX, 77536-4110

Houston Office

1445 North Loop West; Suite 840
Houston, TX, 77008

Pearland Office

11200 Broadway, Suite 2743
Pearland, TX, 77584



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200101/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Family Lawyers in HoustonHoustonia Magazine2014
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Top Family Lawyers in HoustonHoustonia Magazine2013
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Top Houston Family LawyerH Texas Magazine2007
Top Houston Family LawyerH Texas Magazine2006
Best SpeakerHippard Trial Competition2000
Best Advocate AwardWilliam Daniel National trial Competition2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate JudgeCity of Pearland2008 - Present
OwnerDennis M. Slate Attorney at Law P.C.2001 - Present
Associate JudgeCity of Houston2009 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gulf Coast Family Law SpecialistsMember2015 - Present
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMember2015 - Present
Texas Municipal Courts AssociationN/A2008 - Present
American Association for Justice (Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Texas Family Law FoundationMember2006 - Present
Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationEqual Access to Justice Committee2006 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Houston Fit Marathon Training ProgramAssistant Coach2004 - Present
Texas Aggie Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Pasadena Bar AssociationImmediate Past President2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Miller ChildrenCPS ordered to immediately return children and sanctioned $32,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterJurisprudenceJD - Juris Doctor2000
Texas A&M UniversityPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pasadena Bar Association Family Law InstituteFamily Law Legal Update2007