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  • Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • AV Pre-Eminent Rated Martindale Hubbell


Practice areas


  1. Family: 80%
    36 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    36 years



Hourly ($100-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joel Tyson Gomez

    Paulette is an extremely experienced and hard-working lawyer.


    Joel Gomez Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Elisa M Reiter

    Paulette Mueller is creative, courteous and courageous. She does not care who is on the other side -- she loves being David to a downtown Goliath firm. Need an excellent advocate in family or probate work? Hire Paulette. I endorse this lawyer.


    Elisa Reiter Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Underwood Perkins

Lincoln Centre Two, Suite 1900
5420 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX, 75240


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198107/16/2016
MOGood Standing, Active198001/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Board Certified - Family LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2011
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior CounselUnderwood Perkins2011 - Present
AttorneyHolmes, Diggs & Eames2011 - 2011
AttorneyHolmes, Diggs, Eames & Puhl2009 - 2011
AttorneyPaulette Mueller2008 - 2009
MemberShafer & Mueller, PLLC1987 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsN/A2012 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1990 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember1990 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember1990 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1981 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Garland v. Garland, 868 S.W.2d 847 (Tex.Civ.App. 1993, no writ)Father prevailed, reversing the decision of the Probate Court.
Anderson v. Anderson - Memorandum OpinionAppellant's Relief Denied.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1980