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Serving As An Advocate for Children

In family law cases, especially cases involving children, the results of each case have a lasting significant impact on the children and their parents/family members. In the early years of my career, I was often an advocate for children serving as an Amicus Attorney...

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Opening The Waddell Law Firm

In 2008, I opened my own firm, The Waddell Law Firm. My original office was located downtown at 917 Franklin. I loved being so close to the courthouse and having my own space. There were a lot of long hours spent in that building getting my firm up and running.

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Premier Women In Law Honoree

In 2014, I was honored as an Association of Women Attorneys Premier Women in Law Award recipient. That year, the awards committee was honoring “Trailblazers.” I was given the award with other outstanding women in the profession including: Texas Supreme Court Justice...

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Board Certified in Family Law

In 2007, I applied to take the Family Law Board Certification Exam administered by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The application itself is daunting, as I had to report details of my cases for 3 years preceding the application, and, then pass a difficult...

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Leading Texas Women Lawyers

I became a member of Texas Women Lawyers in 2006, and, I served in leadership positions until I became President in 2013. TWL was a wonderful opportunity for me to meet women leaders across the state, including our female Texas Supreme Court justices.

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Law School Graduation Anniversary

One of the happiest days of my life was graduating from law school in May 2002. I loved celebrating with friends and family. It was also very special to graduate law school with 3 dear friends from my hometown, El Campo, Texas: Heath Radley, Susan Hermansen Swanson,...

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