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Attorney Profile 2019-06-03T20:24:49+00:00

Laura Lemus
Attorney Profile

Laura Lemus is a native Texan, born in Galveston and growing up in Austin, Texas.

Laura earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon. She earned her law degree (JD) from the University of Houston Law Center in 2007. She was admitted to the Texas State Bar in November 2007.

After being licensed, Laura worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas. Laura then worked as an Associate at a family law firm in Houston between 2012 and 2014.

In December 2014, Laura established the Lemus Law Firm. Laura has devoted her practice to primarily family law including divorces, child custody issues, adoptions, modifications, and other family law issues. At the Lemus Law Firm she has expanded her practice to include Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship issues.

Ms. Lemus is a member of the Family Law Section, Child Protection Law Section, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section, and LGBT Section of the State Bar of Texas. She is also a member of the Houston Bar Association (Family Law Section and Probate Trust & Estates Section) and the Disability Elder Law Attorney Association in Houston.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce

  • Adoptions

  • Child Custody & Support Modifications

  • Grandparent/Nonparent Custody or Access

  • Enforcement of Child Custody or Possession

  • Name Changes

  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

  • Co-habitation Agreements

  • Wills, Powers of Attorney & Advance Directives

  • Probate Administration

  • Elder Law

  • Protective Orders

Lemus Law Firm represents clients throughout the Greater Houston area including Harris County, as well as the counties of Montgomery, Liberty, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Fort Bend.

Laura Lemus’s practice involves helping people experiencing loss and transition.  Her goal is to provide clients with knowledge and advice so they can make decisions that will address their legal and personal needs now and into the future.

Education

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas – May 2007
Juris Doctor

Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon – June 2000
Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Admissions, Memberships & Activities

State Bar of Texas, Licensed November 2007, Family Law Section, Child Protection Law Section, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section, LGBT Section
Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Probate Trust and Estates Section
Disability Elder Law Attorney Association

Legal Experience

Lemus Law Firm – Houston, TX – December 2014 – present
Attorney at Law                                                          

Holmes, Diggs & Eames, PLLC – Houston, TX – May 2012 – December 2014
Associate Attorney                                          

Law Offices of Laura Ream Lemus – Houston, TX – July 2011 – May 2012
Attorney at Law                                                          

Office of the Attorney General – Austin, TX – November 2007 – July 2011
Assistant Attorney General II                                                                     

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse Legal Advocacy Program – Houston, TX – September 2007- November 2007
University of Houston Graduate Public Interest Fellow                                  

Attorney Laura Lemus is committed to achieving positive results for her clients, whether inside or outside of the courtroom.  Whenever possible, alternatives to litigation, such as mediation or informal settlement is used to resolve issues and avoid the stress and expense of a trial.  However, she is ready and able to advocate for your rights in Court.

Laura Lemus is married and the mother of three daughters.  She spends most of her free time with her family and participating in her girls’ activities, such as coaching soccer.  She also enjoys film, travel, and cooking.

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