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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...

Attorney Waddell Named Fellow Of The Year

In 2012, I became a new member in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. This was a great achievement for me, as the very best in my profession are members. In 2022, I received the Fellow of the Year Award from AAML President, Cary Mogerman, at the annual...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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,...