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
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
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, mediation, estate planning and juvenile law. 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, and probate.

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 recieved 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 serves on the Board of Directors of Fort Bend Lawyers Care and currently holds the office of 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. 

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 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 the people of Katy, Ms. Springer represents those in the cities of Fulshear, Richmond, Sugar Land and west Houston, and Waller, Austin and Fort Bend counties.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration

Focus Areas

Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2018

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About Sarah Springer

Admitted: 1980, Texas

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

Honors and Awards:

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

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the MCLE Division of the State Bar of Texas to serve as Attorney ad Litem., 2018
  • Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas., 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fort Bend Bar Association, President, 2015
  • Katy Bar Association, President, 2014
  • Chancery Judges Conference, ABA Delegate, 1997 - 
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2007 - Present
  • Austin County Bar Association, 2007 - Present
  • Austin County Bar Association, 2007 - Present
  • Katy Bar Association, Secretary, 2007 - Present
  • Mississippi, 1982
  • Texas, 1980

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

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

Verdicts and Settlements:

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

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
Office Location for Sarah P. Springer

21815 Oak Park Trails Drive
Katy, TX 77450

Phone: 281-646-0644

Fax: 281-676-3758

 

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Last Updated: 5/15/2018

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