Crista M. Branch is a compassionate, passionate and experienced family lawyer.
With more than 21 years of legal experience, attorney Crista M. Branch has the necessary litigation, mediation and negotiation skills to help you overcome issues concerning custody, paternity and termination, child protective service cases, estate planning, probate, and adoption cases. We honestly and precisely communicate with our clients about the pros and cons of their case, and we guide them through their options to help them make the decisions that optimize their chances for success.
Practicing civil litigation since 1998 and family law since 2002, Ms. Branch established her firm in 2004 to focus on family law. Your family is important to you, as it is to us, which is why we personally help you through disputes with sensitivity, speed and assurance. Branch Law Firm has 3 attorneys and a full staff to help with all aspects of a case.
With recognitions from respected rankings and publications such as Scene in San Antonio Magazine's "San Antonio Best Lawyers In Family Law" and Texas Monthly Magazine's "Texas Rising Star", you can have confidence that from start to finish a seasoned attorney is working hard on your case.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1998||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Texas Rising Star||Texas Monthly Magazine||2012|
|San Antonio's Best Family Lawyers||Scene in San Antonio Magazine||2010|
|San Antonio's Best Family Lawyers||San Antonio Scene Magazine||2009|
|San Antonio's Best Family Lawyers||Scene in SA Magazine||2007|
|San Antonio's Best Family Lawyers||Scene in SA Magazine||2006|
|San Antonio's Best Family Lawyers||Scene in San Antonio Magazine||2005|
|Attorney||Crista Marichalar, P.C.||2004 - Present|
|Associate||Law Offices of Clyde McCorkmick||2002 - 2004|
|Associate Attorney||Curney, Garcia, and Farmer||1998 - 2002|
|Associate||Dale & Klein, LLP||1997 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas Family Law Foundation||Lifetime Member||2011 - Present|
|Texas Family Law Section||N/A||2002 - Present|
|San Antonio Family Lawyers Association||Secretary||2002 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||N/A||1998 - Present|
|San Antonio Bar Association||N/A||1998 - Present|
|Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law||N/A||1997|
|Incarnate Word College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|San Antonio Family Law Section Luncheon||Mediated Settlement Agreements and Informal Settlement Conferences||2015|
|MINEFIELDS: AVOIDING EXPLOSIONS AS A CRIMINAL AND CIVIL ATTORNEY IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES||Flashlight Needed: Get My Discovery||2014|
|Extreme Family Law Makeover||Case Law Update||2013|
|Grandparent Custody||Grandparents maintained custody of their grandchildren|
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