Bill De La Garza

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Bill De La Garza & Associates, P.C.
 | 17050 El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-486-7007
Fax: 281-486-0229
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Bill De La Garza is the president and owner of Bill De La Garza & Associates, P.C., located in Houston, Texas. Board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. De La Garza devotes his practice exclusively to divorce litigation and protecting the rights and best interests of his clients during all aspects of child custody and support determinations, alimony awards, property division and other related matters.

    A 1969 honors graduate of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, Mr. De La Garza attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, where he served as research editor for the South Texas College of Law Journal. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1973 and his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year.

    Well-versed in his practice areas, he once served as adjunct professor of law at South Texas College of Law as well as a lecturer of family law for the State Bar of Texas. Highly active with the Houston Bar Association, Mr. De La Garza served as director for the family law section in 1981 and served as its chairman from 1999 to 2000. He was also a member of the association's mentor society.

    Among his other professional affiliations, he is an adjunct member of the Texas Family Law Council and once served on the organization's Texas family practice manual revision committee. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Royal Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the College of the State Bar of Texas, among others.

    Recognized as one of the top family law attorneys in the region, he received the Dave Gibson Award for Professionalism and Excellence in the Practice of Family Law from Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists in 1997.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 10%Real Estate
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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    About Bill De La Garza

    Admitted: 1973, Texas

    Professional Webpage: http://www.billdelagarzapc.com/bdlg/attorneys/attorney-bill-...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Texas Super Lawyer 2006 – 2010 by Thomson Reuters ™
    • South Texas College of Law Law Journal, Research Editor, South Texas College of Law, 1972 – 1973
    • Recipient, Dave Gibson Award for Professionalism and Excellence in the Practice of Family Law, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 1997

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1980

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Texas Family Practice Manual Revision Committee, Family Law Council, Past Member
    • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, 1999-2000
    • State Bar of Texas, Member
    • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists Association, President, 1984-1985
    • Texas Family Law Council, Adjunct Member and Past Member
    • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1985
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists Association, Director, 1982-1983
    • Texas, 1973
    • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Director, 1981
    • Houston Bay Area Bar Association, Programs, Vice-President, 1982
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Houston Bar Association, Mentor Society, Member, 1985-1990
    • Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow
    • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
    • Royal Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (UK), Member
    • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists Association, Secretary-Treasurer, 1983-1984

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Family Law, State Bar of Texas, Lecturer, 1991    

    Educational Background:

    • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, B.A., Honors: With Honors, 1969
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    Office Location for Bill De La Garza

    17050 El Camino Real
    Houston, TX 77058

    Phone: 281-486-7007

    Fax: 281-486-0229

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    Last Updated: 3/17/2020

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