Savannah Stroud

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Temple, TX

The Carlson Law Firm
 | 2010 SW H K Dodgen Loop, Suite 201
Temple, TX 76504
Phone: 254-771-5688
Fax: 254-771-0655
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Savannah Stroud is a partner at The Carlson Law Firm in Temple, Texas. Ms. Stroud practices in the areas of criminal defense and family law, representing clients throughout Texas.

Ms. Stroud has experience with criminal matters involving assault, burglary, DWI, expunctions, nondisclosures, murder, occupational licenses, possession, robbery, solicitation, terroristic threats, theft and more. In her family law practice, she assists clients in cases involving divorce, adoption, custody, name changes, prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements.

A licensed attorney since 2008, Ms. Stroud is admitted before all Texas state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. She has earned recognition among her peers in the legal profession, including being named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers multiple years in a row and receiving the Bell County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year award in 2011.

In addition to her practice, Ms. Stroud is extremely active in her legal and professional communities. She is a member of the Bell County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. She is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, secretary of the Bell County Women’s Bar Association and participates in the Bell County Bar Association’s Veterans Clinic.

Ms. Stroud earned a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in criminal justice from Washburn University. She obtained her law degree, along with a business law certificate, from Texas Tech University School of Law.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


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Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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About Savannah Stroud

Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Bell County Young Lawyer of the Year, Bell County Bar Association/Bell County Young Lawyer Association , 2011
  • The Carlson Law Firm Jared Stenberg Attorney of the Year, 2015

  • The National Trial Lawyer, Top 40 Under 40, 2015-Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal Western District of Texas
  • Former President-Elect, Bell County Young Lawyers

  • Member, Texas Bar College

  • American Bar Association, Member

  • Texas, 2008

  • Texas Bar Association, Fellow

  • Bell County Bar Association, Member

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member

  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member

  • State Bar of Texas, Member

  • Bell County Bar Association and Bell County Young Lawyer Association (former President-Elect), 2008
  • Member, District 8 Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas, 2013
  • Secretary, Bell County Women's Bar Association, 2015
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association , 2013
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy, 2011
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, United Methodist Church
  • Aggieland Rotary, Former Director of Membership
  • Bell County Veteran's Clinic, 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Troubles with Tractor Trailer Litigation, The Lawyer's Logbook, 2012
  • Law Journal: Texas Bank Lawyer, Contributor, Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas

Educational Background:

  • Washburn University, Bachelor of Social Work, Summa Cum Laude, Major: Social Work, Minor in Criminal Justice, 2005

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Bell County Bar Association
  • Bell County Women's Bar Association
  • Bell County Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar College
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas State Bar Family Law Section
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Office Location for Savannah Stroud

2010 SW H K Dodgen Loop
Suite 201
Temple, TX 76504

Phone: 254-771-5688

Fax: 254-771-0655

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Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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