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Katie A. Custer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Fullenweider Wilhite, P.C.
515 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 800
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-624-4100
Fax: 713-624-4141
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2015 - 2019
Licensed in Texas Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Katie A. Custer is a partner with the Fullenweider Wilhite law firm, which has office locations in Houston and Austin, Texas. A Houston native, Ms. Custer holds her certification in family law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has more than 12 years of experience assisting and guiding clients through the divorce process as well as helping them with many other domestic relations issues they need to address.

A graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Organizational Behavior and Business Policy, Ms. Custer worked for years as a financial analyst with a prominent airline. She credits her financial and business experience with enabling her to better address her clients' needs regarding complex marital property characterizations, business valuations, stock options and benefits, retirement accounts, taxation issues, and other related matters.

Upon relocating to Houston, Ms. Custer attended South Texas College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2007. The State Bar of Texas admitted her to practice that same year, and she has since earned a reputation as a dedicated advocate for her clients who always pursues the most favorable outcomes on their behalves both inside and outside of the courtroom.

Recognized for her exemplary professionalism and outstanding client service, Ms. Custer has received consistent recognition from her peers as being among the top family law attorneys in Texas. She has also received many positive reviews and referrals from her satisfied clients, including excellent client ratings on Avvo. Furthermore, she is a Fellow with the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation.

Highly active in her legal community, Ms. Custer is a member of Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists , the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is also a member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association. In addition, she is a member of the Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2015 - 2019

About Katie A. Custer

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.fullenweider.com/attorneys/katie-custer/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member: Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
  • Board Member: Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section 
  • Fellow, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
  • Board of Directors of Prevent Child Abuse Texas, 2007-2009

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Texas Family Law Section, 2007 - Present
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 2014 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, 2007 - Present
  • Member, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inns Of Court, 2009 - Present
  • Texas, 2007
  • Houston Bar Association (Family Law Section), 2007 - Present
  • Member, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2014 - Present

Educational Background

  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, B.B.A. in Finance and Organizational Behavior and Business Policy, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Board Certification: Breaking Down the Process and the Specifics, 2014 Advanced Family Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2014
  • Basics of Characterization, 2014 Marriage Dissolution, Austin, Texas, 2014
  • When It’s Really Over: Closing Your File, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Institute, March 27, 2009
  • The Intersection of Family Law and Bankruptcy Law, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inns of Court, November 2009

Honors/Awards

  • Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine & the Texas Super Lawyers Publication, 2010 – 2011, 2015 – 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified  Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2019
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Office Location for Katie A. Custer

515 Post Oak Blvd
Suite 800
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: 713-624-4100

Fax: 713-624-4141

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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