Emem O. Akpabio

Top rated family law attorney in Dallas, Texas

Law Office of Emem O. Akpabio, PLLC
Emem O. Akpabio
Law Office of Emem O. Akpabio, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family law, Immigration; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2015

Education: Texas A&M University School of Law and the acquired Texas Wesleyan Univ. School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2023

Law Office of Emem O. Akpabio, PLLC

12300 Ford Rd
Suite B264
Dallas, TX 75234 Visit website


Licensed to practice in Texas since 2015, Emem O. Akpabio is a senior attorney at the Law Office of Emem O. Akpabio, PLLC, based in Dallas, Texas. She covers a variety of practice areas, including family law, personal injury and immigration law, serving clients in the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding counties.

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Uyo, Ms. Akpabio also secured a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dallas in 2009. In 2015, she completed her doctorate in jurisprudence from Texas A&M University School of Law. 

With an experience of six-plus years, Ms. Akpabio provides proficient representation for clients dealing with family law issues such as marital property disputes, domestic violence, premarital and postnuptial agreements, nonmarital cohabitation agreements, paternity suits, adoptions and child custody. She strives to help her clients who have suffered from accidents, dog bites, and intentional torts to attain fair compensation and settlement. 

Furthermore, Ms. Akpabio handles immigration cases related to naturalization, green card, document renewal, citizenship, permanent residence and adjustment of status. She has worked in the finance sector as a financial representative and broker, post which she switched her career to law after graduation.

Concentrating on providing her clients with the personal attention they deserve, Ms. Akpabio makes sure to also provide them with learned counsel to help them understand their situation and make better decisions. She is rated “Excellent” on Avvo for the quality of service given to her clients.

Ms. Akpabio is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Texas. 

Practice areas

Family law, Immigration: consumer

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Asylum, Naturalization & citizenship

  • 70% Family law
  • 30% Immigration: consumer

First Admitted: 2015, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.akpabiolaw.com/about

Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University School of Law, 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Dallas Bar Association, 2022

Office location for Emem O. Akpabio

12300 Ford Rd
Suite B264
Dallas, TX 75234

Phone: 214-812-9234


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2023

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