Jeffrey R. Gilbert

Top rated Family Law attorney in Angleton, Texas

Jeff Gilbert Law Office
Jeffrey R. Gilbert
Jeff Gilbert Law Office

Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1990

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

Jeff Gilbert Law Office

108 E Magnolia St
Angleton, TX 77515 Visit website


Jeff Gilbert is an AV Preeminent Attorney with 32+ years of experience who founded the Jeff Gilbert Law Office for the purpose of providing the high-quality legal representation in matters pertaining to family law and criminal defense. Assisting a diverse client base, Jeff has developed a positive reputation among clients and both the bench and bar for his continued record of success in matters in contested litigation and reaching settlement of complex matters.

Jeff serves the family courts of Brazoria County as both a court appointed Amicus Attorney in Divorce and Child Custody cases.  Likewise, he is proud of the fact that his peers often seek him out and ask the court to appoint Jeff as "Agreed" Amicus Attorney in hotly contested and disputed child custody cases due to his ability to cut through the animosity of parties and seek resolutions in the best interest of the children. Jeff regularly serves as a mediator in Family Law matters and works tirelessly with the parties and their counsel to reach resolutions to allow them to move forward with dignity and certainty in the disputes.

Jeff Gilbert also serves the community as the Presiding Judge in the City of Angleton Municipal Court of Record where he is honored to also be an AV Rated Judge for his legal ethics and ability by Martindale Hubbell. He is a Fellow of both the Texas Bar Foundation and The Houston Bar Foundation. Director of both the Brazoria County Bail Bond Board (serving as vice chairman of the board for 2022). He has served on the Lake Jackson Planning Commission for all but one year since 2007.  A small business owner, Jeff previously served on the advisory board of the City of Angleton "Livable Center Study" together with other business owners in the downtown Angleton area.

Brazoria County Bar Association (Past President) , the Texas Family Law Foundation and the Family Law, Criminal Law, and LGBT Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas. 

Practice areas

Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Custody & Visitation, DUI/DWI, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 60% Family Law
  • 20% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

First Admitted: 1990, Texas

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Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Trained Family Law Mediator
  • Trained Ad Litem
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, 2007
  • A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center Trained Mediator, 2006
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell
Educational Background:
  • Baylor University, BBA - Finance, 1982
  • Angleton High School, 1978
  • Baylor University, MBA - Banking, Corporate Investments, 1984
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Texas, Admitted, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1990-Present, 1993
  • United States Supreme Court, Admitted, 2018
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Criminal Law Section
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Municipal Judges Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas LGBT Law Section
  • Board of Directors, Brazoria County Bar Association, 2007
  • Fellow, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company Trial Advocacy Institute
  • Harris County Criminal Courts at Law, Special Judge, 1996-1998
  • Member, Brazoria County Bar Association
  • Past President, Brazoria County Bar Association, 2008
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

Office location for Jeffrey R. Gilbert

108 E Magnolia St
Angleton, TX 77515

Phone: 979-431-1268


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

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