Jeffrey R. Gilbert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Angleton, TX

Jeffrey R. Gilbert, P.C.
 | 108 E Magnolia St, Angleton, TX 77515
Phone: 979-549-0700
Fax: 979-549-0444
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Jeff Gilbert founded the Law Office of Jeffrey R. Gilbert, P.C., for the purpose of providing the Brazoria County area with high-quality legal representation in matters pertaining to family law, criminal defense and more. Assisting a diverse client base, Mr. Gilbert has developed a positive reputation for his continued record of success in matters pertaining to the following: Divorce, Prenuptial agreements, Property division, Child custody and support, DWI/DUI defense, Drug charges, Domestic violence, Theft and burglary, Juvenile Law, Civil litigation,

    Mr. Gilbert is a 6th generation Texan, and attended the South Texas College of Law Houston. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Texas in 1990. That same year, he also earned permission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. In 2018, Mr. Gilbert was admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    As a trial attorney, Mr. Gilbert is a tenacious advocate for the best interests of his clients, whether that is in the courtroom or around the negotiating table. He also maintains an active and reputable family law and general mediation practice.

    Mr. Gilbert is a member of the Brazoria County Bar Association, the Texas Family Law Foundation and the Family Law, Criminal Law, LGBT Law and Juvenile Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas. He is a Fellow of both the Texas Bar Foundation and The Houston Bar Foundation. He is also deeply dedicated to his local community serving as the Presiding Judge municipal court of Angleton, Texas, Director of both the Brazoria County Bail Bond Board as well as the Brazoria County Historical Museum Board.  He also has served on the Lake Jackson Planning Commision for all but one year since 2007.

    In addition to being a 2017,2018 and 2019 Texas Super Lawyer, Mr. Gilbert is an AV-Preeminent Lawyer as recognized by Martindale-Hubbell peer review.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, DUI/DWI


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    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020

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    About Jeffrey Gilbert

    Admitted: 1990, Texas

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    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Trained Family Law Mediator
    • Guardianship Ad Litem Certification - Section 647 Probate Code, 2006
    • Trained Ad Litem
    • College of the State Bar of Texas, 2007
    • Trained Mediator
    • A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center Trained Mediator, 2006

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, State Bar of Texas Criminal Law Section
    • Board of Directors, Brazoria County Bar Association, 2007
    • Member, State Bar of Texas Alternate Dispute Resolution Section
    • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1990
    • Fellow, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company Trial Advocacy Institute
    • Member, State Bar of Texas Juvenile Law Section
    • Harris County Criminal Courts at Law, Special Judge, 1996-1998
    • State Bar of Texas, 1990
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1990
    • Member, Brazoria County Bar Association
    • Member, State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
    • Past President, Brazoria County Bar Association, 2008
    • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • City of Lake Jackson, Planning Commission, 2007
    • Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation, 2004
    • President, Brazoswood Band Booster Club, 2008
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2016


    • United States Supreme Court, Admitted to Practice, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Baylor University, BBA - Finance, 1982
    • Angleton High School, 1978
    • Baylor University, MBA - Banking, Corporate Investments, 1984
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    Office Location for Jeffrey R. Gilbert

    108 E Magnolia St
    Angleton, TX 77515

    Phone: 979-549-0700

    Fax: 979-549-0444

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    Last Updated: 3/16/2020

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