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 - 2020
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 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.  She began her term as Chair of the Texas State Bar Professionalism Committee in 2020.  

    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
    • 90%Family Law
    • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
    Focus Areas

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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    About Sarah Springer

    Admitted: 1980, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • 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

    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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Houston Bar Association Senior Lawyers Committee, 2019
    • State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee, 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

    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


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

    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
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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

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