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Sarah P. Springer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Katy, TX

The Springer Law Firm, PLLC
21815 Oak Park Trails Drive
Katy, TX 77450
Phone: 281-646-0644
Fax: 281-676-3758
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a mediator, litigator and former Mississippi judge, Sarah P. Springer founded The Springer Law Firm to provide legal services for the people of Katy, Texas and the surrounding area.  Ms. Springer's practice focuses on legal issues related to family law, divorce, and mediation.  Her family law focus encompasses cases of child custody, possession issues, termination of parental rights, child support, pre- and post-marital agreements, adoptions, modification and enforcement of prior orders.

Access to justice is important to Ms. Springer:  she was awarded the prestigious Suzanne Bartholomew Service Award from Fort Bend Lawyers Care in 2016.  Ms. Springer was also recognized during her years in Mississippi, named Woman of the Year by the Meridian Star Newspaper in 1993, and received the Mississippi Bar President’s Award in 1994 as the Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year.  Ms. Springer is active in the legal community and has served as President of both the Fort Bend County Bar Association and the Katy Bar Association.  She remains active in both the Fort Bend County Bar Association and the Katy Bar Association, and is also a member of the Fort Bend Family Bar, the Austin County Bar Association, and the Houston Bar Association.  

While Ms. Springer was the Editor of the Katy Bar Newsletter, it won a Stars of Texas Bars Award in 2015.  Ms. Springer was awarded the Katy Bar Association's Silver Jubilee Service Award in 2016 in recognition of her service to the legal community.  Ms. Springer served on the Board of Directors of Fort Bend Lawyers Care for many years and served as Secretary.  Ms. Springer is also a sustaining lifetime member of the Texas Family Law Foundation, and currently serves on the Professionalism Committee of the  State Bar of Texas and the Professionalism Committee and Senior Lawyers Committee of the Houston Bar Association.  She began her term as Chair of the Texas State Bar Professionalism Committee in 2020, and was elected to the Board of Directors of the Fort Bend Family Bar in 2021. 

Admitted to practice in Mississippi and Texas, Ms. Springer graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She then went on to the University of South Carolina School of Law, obtaining a Juris Doctor in 1980 and completing the National Judicial College intensive jurisdiction course for new judges in 1995.  Ms. Springer is a member of the Texas Bar College, an organization requiring active participation in continuing legal education which goes substantially beyond the minimum education requirement of the State Bar of Texas.

Along with serving the people of Katy, Ms. Springer represents those in the cities of Fulshear, Richmond, Sugar Land and West Houston, as well as people from Waller, Austin and Fort Bend counties.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021

About Sarah P. Springer

First Admitted: 1980, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.katytxattorneys.com/About/Sarah-Springer.shtml

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Volunteer Lawyer, Advisory Board, 2008 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Dispute Resolution Center, Volunteer
  • Texas Family Law Foundation, Sustaining Lifetime Member, 2007 - Present
  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Volunteer Lawyer, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Board of Directors, Secretary, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor, Katy Bar Association Newsletter, which won the 2016 Stars of Texas Bars award for Small Bar Newsletter
  • Family Law Update, Texas Minority Attorneys Program, Speaker, 2018

Educational Background

  • National Judicial College, 1995
  • J.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia, 1980
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, B.A., Honor: cum laude, Major: English, 1977

Verdicts/Settlements

  • R.E. v. C.E.W., 752 So.2d 1019 (Miss. 1999)., 1999
  • Nilson Daniel Vagas v. Jessica Mae Vargas, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas., 2007
  • Licensed to practice in Mississippi.  Lawyer in good standing, currently inactive., 1982
  • Certified by the MCLE Division of the State Bar of Texas to serve as Attorney ad Litem., 2018

Honors/Awards

  • Susanne Bartholomew Outstanding Service Award, Fort Bend Lawyers Care, 2016
  • Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Mississippi State Bar, 1994
  • Silver Jubilee Service Award, Katy Bar Association, 2016
  • Woman of the Year, The Meridian Star, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Houston Bar Association Senior Lawyers Committee.  Co-Chair 2021-2022., 2019
  • Fort Bend Family Bar Board of Directors., 2021
  • State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee, Chair 2020-2022., 2018
  • Houston Bar Association Professionalism Committee, 2006
  • Texas, 1980
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2007 - Present
  • Katy Bar Association, President, 2014
  • Austin County Bar Association, 2007 - Present
  • Fort Bend Bar Association, President, 2015
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Chancery Judges Conference, ABA Delegate, 1997 - 
  • Mississippi, 1982
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Katy Bar Association, Secretary, 2007 - Present
  • Austin County Bar Association, 2007 - Present
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Office Location for Sarah P. Springer

21815 Oak Park Trails Drive
Katy, TX 77450

Phone: 281-646-0644

Fax: 281-676-3758

Last Updated: 10/9/2021

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