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Emma loves practicing family law and estate planning, because it gives her the opportunity to stand beside clients as they navigate through some of the most important times in their lives, whether it be a joyous adoption or a devastating divorce.  Emma operates with compassion and treats every person as if their feelings and beliefs matter.  Emma has been married for seven years, and is the mother of two children.  As a mother, Emma understands that the primary importance in each case is promoting the best interest of the children involved.


Emma was born and raised in the farmlands of the Midwestern United States.  She earned an Associate in Science degree from Lincoln Trail College, becoming the first person in her family to receive a college degree.  Emma continued her education at Southern Illinois University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry.  Emma attended her first year of law school at the University of Houston and her final two years at Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana where she earned a Juris Doctorate degree cum laude in 2008.


Emma became licensed to practice law in Texas in 2008.  She was also licensed to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office in 2010.  Prior to founding The Haw Law Firm, Emma worked for law firms in the areas of intellectual property, family law and estate planning.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
  2. Family: 35%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%



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Contact info

Haw Law Firm

24044 Cinco Village Center Boulevard
Suite 100
Katy, TX, 77494-6412


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200807/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ScholarshipJames E. Marynell2006
Certificate of Excellence in TeachingSouthern Illinois University2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyHaw Law Firm2012 - Present
Associate AttorneySpringer Law Firm2011 - 2011
Associate AttorneyD'ambrosio & Associates, PLLC2008 - 2010
InternIndiana Court Of Appeals2007 - 2008
Research AssistantIndiana University School Of Law Indianapolis2006 - 2008
MediatorA.A. White Dispute Resolution Center2006 - 2006
Organic Chemistry Research AssistantSouthern Illinois University Graduate School2001 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Living Word Lutheran ChurchSunday School Teacher2012 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficePatent Agent2010 - Present
Teen CourtMentor2007 - 2008
JD and LLM ProgramsMentor2007 - 2008
Indiana Health Law ReviewExecutive Articles Editor2007 - 2008
MemberPhi Delta Phi2006 - 2008
Big Brothers Big SistersVolunteer2004 - 2005
American Chemical SociatyMember2002 - 2005
Materials Research SocietyMember2002 - 2005
Golden Key International ClubMember2000 - 2002
Student Affiliates of the American Chemical SocietyTreasurer2000 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Drafted patent applicationFiled
In the Interest of xxxxxN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Masters Degree ThesisDesign and Synthesis of Liquid Crystalline Polymer Brushes and Hydrogen Bonded Polymers2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleOrganic ChemistryMS - Master of Science2005
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Lincoln Trail CollegeApplied ScienceAssociate of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Masters DefenseMaterials Chemistry2005