Maisie A. Barringer

Top rated family law attorney in Houston, Texas

Jenkins & Kamin, L.L.P.
Maisie A. Barringer
Jenkins & Kamin, L.L.P.

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2005

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2015

Jenkins & Kamin, L.L.P.

2525 Bay Area Blvd.
Suite 190
Houston, TX 77058 Visit website


A partner at the law firm of Jenkins Kamin LLP, which has its law offices in Houston, Texas, Maisie A. Barringer represents clients with family law matters and has extensive experience litigating cases in bench and jury trials. With over 16 years of providing compassionate legal services, she takes on cases involving: 

·       Custody and visitation 

·       Divorce

·       Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements 

·       Division of complex assets 

·       Paternity 

·       Adoption 

Ms. Barringer is a board-certified family law attorney, certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She uses her experience and skill for the benefit of her clients by helping them plan for their future and feels good about where they are headed. A zealous advocate for her clients’ rights and liberties, she empowers them and upholds their needs and interests. In addition to litigation, she helps her clients through mediation and collaborative law. 

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, Ms. Barringer obtained her Juris Doctor from the South Texas College of Law Houston. While in law school, she got first place in the South Texas Mock Trial Intramural Tournament as a part of the advocacy team. Admitted to practice in the state of Texas, she is also admitted to practice before all the federal courts in the United States. 

Ms. Barringer is actively involved in the legal community and has memberships in the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court, the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. 

Ms. Barringer is passionate about helping those who need it the most and has volunteered at the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program and served as a treasurer for Family Lawyers for Good Judges, a political action committee. She also frequently speaks at several continuing legal education platforms as part of the Texas Family Law Foundation Bill Review Committee. 

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 2005, Texas

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Lone Star Legal Aid, Family Law Essentials Seminar 2009; “Advanced Collection Methods”
  • Producer, ABA-Family Law Section, Fall CLE 2016; “Choosing the Right Expert”
  • Speaker, Brazoria County Bar Assoc., 2016; “Handling Concurrent DFPS/Criminal Cases”
  • Speaker, Pro Bono CLE in Waco, Texas, 2015; “Keeping Up with the Kiddos – Case Law Update”
  • Speaker, Houston Volunteer Lawyer Family Law Seminar 2015; “Rights of Non-Parents”
  • Speaker, Texas Minority Attorney Program, May, 2014; “Family Law”
  • Speaker, Practical Property Division Seminar 2014; “Reimbursement”
  • Speaker, Houston Volunteer Lawyer Family Law Seminar 2014; “Rights of Non-Parents”
  • Course Director; HBA-Family Law Section Fall CLE 2010, 2011 & 2012
  • Speaker, HBA Family Law Section Spring CLE 2011; “Creative Possession Schedules”
  • Speaker, STCL Family Law Conference 2010; “Temporary Orders on the Fly”
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • 2018 Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Top Lawyers 2016 as published in H Texas Magazine
  • 2009 Professionals on the Fast Track by H Texas Magazine
  • 2008-2010, 2012-2015 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Top Lawyers 2017, Houstonia Magazine, 2017
  • Professionals on the Fast Track, H Texas magazine, 2009
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Federal Court, 2017
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Member
  • Member, State Bar College
  • Chair of the Trial Practices and Techniques Committee for the American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2016
  • Texas, 2005
  • Member, Texas State Bar, Family Law Section
  • Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
  • Member, Board of Directors, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2009 - 2011
  • Member, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2016
  • Member, Burta Raborn Inns of Court, 2005 - 2011
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Co-Team Leader, Burta Raborn Inns of Court, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Treasurer, Family Lawyers for Good Judges, a Political Action Committee 2014-2015
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program-Legal Lines, 2005 - 2011
Educational Background:
  • University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, Texas, B.S. in Business Administration, 1998
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2010

Office location for Maisie A. Barringer

2525 Bay Area Blvd.
Suite 190
Houston, TX 77058

Phone: 281-825-3137


5 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2015

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