Golda R. Jacob

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Golda R. Jacob & Associates PC
 | 440 Louisiana Street, Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-489-5656
Fax: 713-227-0104
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German
Attorney Profile

Experienced attorney Golda R. Jacob is the founder of the Houston law office of Golda R. Jacob & Associates PC. Ms. Jacob established her firm in 2003 with the goal of providing high-quality legal services to the residents of southeast Texas who face delicate family law matters, including high net worth divorces and contentious child custody cases. She is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family law and is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Ms. Jacob began her career by working for the New Jersey department of Human Services.  During her time there, she saw firsthand the trials that so often accompany divorce. She went on to co-found a business, but, after five years, she felt compelled to go to law school in hopes of being able to make a difference in the lives of those facing divorce and other family law issues.

In 1992, she earned her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law and the State Bar of Texas admitted her that same year. The following year, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas also approved her to practice.

Since beginning her legal career, Ms. Jacob has earned the respect of her clients, her peers and the local community. H-Texas Magazine listed her among the top family lawyers in Texas for six years in a row, and she has served on the advisory board of the Junior League of The Woodlands, Inc. twice. In addition, in recognition of her extensive knowledge in the area of family law, she is a regularly requested guest speaker on a number of family law topics.  Ms. Jacob is also on the Board of Directors of Nora's Home, a nonprofit organization offering housing to organ transplant recipients in the Houston, Texas medical center. 

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Golda Jacob

Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Professionals in Texas - H Magazine, 2010
  • Top Family Lawyers in Texas - H Magazine, 2005 - 2011

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certification in Mediation
  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
  • Texas, 1992
  • Board of Director, Women's Home
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Advisory Board, Junior League of North Harris County, 1999 - Present
  • Advisory Board, Junior League of North Harris County, 1994 - 1996
  • President, Homeowner's Association, Champions Forest, 1993 - 1995
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1994 - 1996
  • Member, Houston Northwest Bar Association
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Annual Family Law Seminar, 1996, 1996 - 2009

Educational Background:

  • College of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, Master's Degree in Microbiology, 1978
  • University of Zurich, 1974
  • Syracuse University, B.A. in Biology, 1971
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Office Location for Golda R. Jacob

440 Louisiana Street
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-489-5656

Fax: 713-227-0104

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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