Susan Myres

Top rated Family Law attorney in Houston, Texas

Myres & Associates PLLC
Susan Myres
Myres & Associates PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1982

Education: University of Houston Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Myres & Associates PLLC

One Greenway Plaza
Suite 450
Houston, TX 77046 Visit website


Attorney Susan Myres of Myres & Associates in Houston, Texas, focuses her practice on all aspects of family law. Ms. Myres represents clients throughout the Houston metropolitan region in matters involving divorce, child support, custody, paternity, property division and other family law related legal issues.

A highly respected attorney with several decades of experience, Ms. Myres regularly lectures to groups on various family law topics. She holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Kansas, earned her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and has been admitted to practice law in the state of Texas since 1982.

Along with being licensed to appear before all Texas state courts, Ms. Myres also has federal court experience. She is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the Supreme Court of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Ms. Myres has worked on a diverse variety of family law cases over the course of her legal career. Using a team based approach, she has collaborated with experts in fields, including the financial and mental health fields to provide assistance for her clients.

In addition to running her law practice, Ms. Myres is actively engaged in a variety of professional organizations, including the State Bar of Texas and Texas Women Lawyers. She is also a member of national organizations, including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Family Lawyers. 

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1982, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers | Fellow since 1998 President 2019 – 2020, President-Elect 2018 – 2019, Vice President 2012 – 2018, AAML Foundation Life Time Member - present Other positions held: Secretary 2010 – 2012; National Test Committee Chair 2010 - 2011Membership Chair 2005 – 2010; Board of Governors At-Large Member 2007 - 2010President of Texas Chapter 2008 – 2009
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization | Family Law Advisory Commission Other positions held: Member 2006 – 2011; Chair 2011
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists | Member since 1989
  • Texas Bar Foundation | Member since 1990
  • College of the State Bar | Member since 1993
  • Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section | Member since 1983Other positions held: Chair 2000-2001
  • Collaborative Family Lawyers of Houston | 2011 - present
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists | Board member 1999 - 2005 and 2011 - present; Member since 1989
  • Burta Rhodes Raborn – Family Law - Inns of Court |Master since 1998Other positions held: Chair 2003
  • Association of Women Attorneys |Member since1982Other positions held: President – 1987
  • Association of Women Attorneys Foundation | FounderOther positions held: Treasurer 1993-1999
  • American and Texas Bar Associations – Family Law Sections | Members since 1983
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers | Fellow since 2005USA Board of Managers 2012 - presentOther positions held: Secretary 2011 – 2012; Chapter Vice President 2006 - 2011
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presented numerous papers and lectures regarding family law, litigation, international family law matters; alternative family law issues; insurance, mediation, mental health issues; child abuse; and professional responsibility.
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to the United States District Courts - The Northern District of Texas, The Southern District of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, The Supreme Court of Texas
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law, 1988
Educational Background:
  • University of Kansas, B.S., 1979
  • Susan Myres is the recipient of the 2016 Dave Gibson Award for Professionalism and Excellence in the Practice of Family Law, presented by the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists., Dave Gibson Award, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2016

Office location for Susan Myres

One Greenway Plaza
Suite 450
Houston, TX 77046

Phone: 713-622-1600


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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