Cynthia Barela Graham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Amarillo, TX

Law Office of Cynthia Barela Graham
 | 600 South Tyler, Suite 1814, PO Box 9314
Amarillo, TX 79105
Phone: 806-345-3150
Fax: 806-373-3541
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

The founding attorney of the LAW OFFICE OF CYNTHIA BARELA GRAHAM, Ms. Graham focuses her practice on family law. Generally handling cases involving issues such as divorce, property division, child custody, adoption and the termination of parental rights, she provides dedicated representation to clients throughout the Amarillo, Texas, area. Ms. Graham is board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

After completing her undergraduate education at Texas Tech University, Ms. Graham went on to attend The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. She graduated from there in 1989, earning a Juris Doctor.

Since founding her law office in 1994, Ms. Graham has committed herself to helping families through some of the most trying situations of their lives. Taking the time to discuss their specific needs and goals, as well as to gain an understanding of their family dynamics, she crafts customized plans to help her clients achieve the best possible outcomes to their legal issues. Whenever possible, Ms. Graham looks to resolve her clients’ cases through amicable means; however, she is prepared to zealously advocate on their behalf when dealing with an uncooperative spouse.

Actively involved in the legal community, Ms. Graham has served in varying capacities for and is a member of numerous professional associations. These include the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Panhandle Family Lawyers Association, the Amarillo Area Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Texas. Ms. Graham is also a regular speak and author for various professional organizations and continuing education events.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018

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About Cynthia Barela Graham

Admitted: 1990, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.legaldirectories.com/Barela-Graham-Cynthia-2649-A...

Honors and Awards:

  • Ad Litem of the Year, CASA, 2007
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Panhandle Family Lawyers Association, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specializations, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Secretary, 1994
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Director, 1994
  • State Bar of Texas, District Director, 2005
  • Amarillo Area Bar Association, Liaison to the Bar, 2007
  • Panhandle Family Lawyers Association, President, 2008
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Director, 2008
  • Texas Family Law Section Council, Board Member, 2011

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Enforcement and Modification, SBOT Advanced Family Law - Bootcamp, 2007
  • Speaker & Author, Article: Making the Most of Limited Resources, Texas Bar Journal, November 2007
  • Speaker & Author, Making the Most of Limited Resources, SBOT CLE New Lawyer Course, 2007
  • Speaker/Author, Navigating the Attorney General Maze, UT CLE - Family Law On The Frontlines, 2008
  • Speaker/Author, Creative Custody, SBOT CLE - Advanced Family Law Drafting, 2008
  • Speaker/Author, Depositions, SBOT Advanced Family Law CLE, 2009
  • Speaker & Author, UTCLE The Parent Child Relationship - The Client Makeover, The Client Makeover, 2010
  • Speaker & Author, Trying a Custody Case on a Shoestring, SBOT Advanced Family Law CLE, 2010
  • Speaker & Author, Depositions, SBOT Advanced Evidence And Discovery, 2011
  • Speaker & Author, Paternity Fraud, SBOT Advanced Family Law, 2011
  • Course Director, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, SBOT, 2011
  • Speaker, Parentage and Paternity Fraud and Forms, Advanced Drafting, 2011
  • Speaker & Co-Presenter with Ellen Yarrell, Case Law Update:  Paternity, Termination and Adoption, Advanced Family Law, 2012
  • Speaker & Author, Case Law Update-SAPCRs, Marriage Dissolution, 2012
  • Course Director, Sex, Drugs and Surveillance, SBOT CLE, 2013
  • Course Co-Director, Trial Institute, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 2013
  • Speaker, Daubert: Separating the Gem from the Junk, Advanced Family Law, 2013
  • Speaker & Author, Dealing with a Pro Se, Family Law 101, 2013
  • Speaker & Author, Discovery Outside the Box, Marriage Dissolution, 2013
  • Speaker/Author, Valuation of Non-Business Assets, State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • Speaker/Author, Unique Possession Orders, Advanced Family Law, State Bar of Texas, 2015

Industry Groups

  • Family Law
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Office Location for Cynthia Barela Graham

600 South Tyler, Suite 1814
PO Box 9314
Amarillo, TX 79105

Phone: 806-345-3150

Fax: 806-373-3541

 

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Last Updated: 3/15/2018

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