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Susan E. Oehl

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Jenkins & Kamin, L.L.P.
2 Greenway Plz, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: 713-600-5500
Fax: 713-600-5501
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012, 2017 - 2020
Licensed in Texas Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Susan is a partner at Jenkins & Kamin LLP in Houston, Texas and focuses exclusively on family law matters. She is certified as a specialist in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts.

After graduating from Baylor University, she attended South Texas College of Law Houston for law school and was licensed in 2006. Ms. Oehl joined Jenkins Kamin LLP in September 2008 after being associated with two other family law firms. She has delivered presentations on child custody and other topics related to her practice area to groups of fellow attorneys. In addition to being recognized by Super Lawyers for many years, she has been named to Houstonia magazine's annual list of Top Lawyers. She is a member of the Houston Bar Association and other professional groups, and has been involved with other charitable organizations such as Dress for Success Houston.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012, 2017 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

About Susan E. Oehl

First Admitted: 2006, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.jenkinskamin.com/attorneys/susan-oehl/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Dress for Success Houston – Young Professionals’ group, “Women of Wardrobe” (Steering Committee member, 2010-2013; Executive Committee member, 2014-2017; President, 2016-2017); Corporate Guild (2013-present)

Honors/Awards

  • Houstonia magazine “Top Lawyer” (2016 - 2019)
  • Houston Bar Association President’s Award Recipient, 2014-2015 
  • “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Super Lawyers (2010 - 2012; 2016 - 2020)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2017 
  • State Bar of Texas, 2006

Educational Background

  • Baylor University - B.A. Economics, 2003
  • South Texas College of Law, 2006

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee - Family Law and Probate, Member, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Putting Away Your Sword: Mediation Preparation and Successful Agreements, Speaker, Putting Away Your Sword: Mediation Preparation and Successful Agreements, State Bar of Texas - Marriage Dissolution 101 seminar, 2019
  • “Practical Tips for Temporary Orders”, Houston Volunteer Lawyers’ Family Law Seminar, October 26, 2018, Speaker, Practical Tips for Temporary Orders, Houston Volunteer Lawyers’ Family Law Seminar, 2018
  • “Important Skills for Today’s Paralegals”, State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division – District 10, Speaker, May 4, 2018, Speaker, Important Skills for Today's Paralegals, State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division, 2018
  • National Association of Bar Executives, Panel Speaker, “Young/New Lawyers: Myths, Assumptions and Realities, February 4, 2015. , Speaker, Young/New Lawyers: Myths, Assumptions and Realities, National Association of Bar Executives, 2015
  • 2014 New Licensee Institute, Panel Speaker, “The Do’s, Don’ts and If I Only Knew Then”., Speaker, The Do’s, Don’ts and If I Only Knew Then, Houston Bar Association, 2014
  • “Evolution of the SAPCR”, Co-Author with Joan F. Jenkins; 38th Advanced Family Law Course, Houston, Texas, August 6-9, 2012., Co-author, Evolution of the SAPCR, State Bar of Texas - Advanced Family Law Seminar, 2012
  • “Reimbursement”, Co-Author with Joan F. Jenkins; 37th Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas, August 1-4, 2011., Co-author, Reimbursement, State Bar of Texas - Advanced Family Law Seminar, 2011

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Admitted to United States Supreme Court bar, 2020
  • Board Certified in Family Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2017
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Office Location for Susan E. Oehl

2 Greenway Plz, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77046

Phone: 713-600-5500

Fax: 713-600-5501

Last Updated: 4/20/2021

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