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I was born in McAllen, Texas and have lived here all of my life other than when away at school.  I am married and the mother of four.   I am fluent in the Spanish language and believe that a client deserves the best effort of the attorney at all times.  I believe my approach to litigation is more inclusive of many factors other than just the dictates of the law.  Understanding the client's needs and guiding the client toward a positive resolution is the goal of the firm.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
  4. Business: 10%
  5. Insurance: 10%

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Contact info

Dale & Klein, L.L.P.

1100 E. Jasmine # 202
Mcallen, TX, 78501


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Lawyers in TexasSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Board Certified - Civil TrialTexas Board of Legal Specialization1989
Board Certified - Family LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerDale & Klein, L.L.P.1989 - Present
OwnerLaw office of Katie Pearson Klein1982 - 1989
AssociateLaw Office of William York1981 - 1982
Felony ProsecutorDistrict Attorney's Office1979 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2002 - Present
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationDirector1982 - 1984
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law SeminarUnusual Possession Orders2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of ArizonaSpeech Comm, GovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Family LawUnusual Possession Orders2013