Dennis M. Slate

Top rated Family Law attorney in Houston, Texas

Slate & Associates
Dennis M. Slate
Slate & Associates

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2001

Education: University of Houston Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011

Slate & Associates

1635 Dunlavy St
Houston, TX 77006 Visit website


Attorney Dennis M. Slate is the founder and owner of Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, which has offices in Deer Park, Houston and Pearland, Texas. Serving clients throughout the Greater Houston metro region and all of Brazoria County, Mr. Slate focuses his practice primarily on family law, and he has more than 16 years of experience counseling and supporting families during some of the most difficult and stressful times in their lives.

Board-certified as a family law specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Slate has successfully handled thousands of cases throughout his career. Possessing an extensive military background, he understands the unique challenges military couples face when seeking a divorce, which helps him offer the compassionate counsel and knowledgeable representation they need.

Whether his clients are military service members or private citizens, Mr. Slate always keeps his clients' rights and best interests at the forefront of his efforts as he strives to help them resolve their conflicts and reach agreements as efficiently as possible. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and service, he has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, and both H Texas Magazine and Houstonia magazine have named him among the top family law attorneys in the region for the past several years.

A 1997 graduate of Texas A&M University, Mr. Slate obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center in 2000, and the State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice the following year. Active in his legal community, he is a member of several local, state and national bar associations, including the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and the Houston Bar Association, among others.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Paternity

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2001, Texas

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Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.S.
  • "Top Lawyer" by peers in Houstonia Magazine's Top Lawyers peer-nomination campaign
  • Top Lawyer from "H Texas Magazine"
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Past President, 2007
  • Texas Bar Association Family Law Pattern Jury Charge Committee, 2020
  • Texas Bar Association Family Law Pattern Jury Charge Committee, 2015
  • Executive Commitee Gulf Coast Family Lawyers, 2018
  • Executive Commitee Gulf Coast Family Lawyers, 2017
  • Texas Bar Association Family Law Pattern Jury Charge Committee, 2016
Industry Groups:
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
  • Texas Association Of Family Law Specialists

Office location for Dennis M. Slate

1635 Dunlavy St
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 281-817-8735


6 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011

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