Michele L. Locke

Partner

Michele is a former Associate Court Judge that has returned to private practice to continue pursuing her passion for family law litigation.

The Court that Michele ran was a Domestic Violence Court that focused on Protective Order Applications, divorce, custody, child support enforcement, and other family law matters that arose out of those Protective Orders. 

Furthermore, she ran the Child Protective Services Court. She is knowledgeable in contested family law matters that involve domestic violence, stalking, harassment, and child abuse.

The Court was a forerunner in addressing issues that related to Same-Sex relationships.

Prior to becoming a Judge, Michele ran a successful family law practice where she represented clients in all types of highly contested matters. 

Michele's passion since law school has been family law. As a child of divorce, step-mother of two girls, and a mother to three boys, Michele understands all too well the dynamics and complexities of divorce and the impact divorce has on the families undergoing these tumultuous times.

Michele's practice areas include Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Family Violence, and other family law matters.

PRACTICE AREAS

Divorce

Divorce with Business interests

Pre- and Post-Marital Agreements

Custody

Child Support

Separate Property Claims

Informal Marriage (Common Law Marriage)

Family Law

Honors and Awards

Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star 2006

EDUCATION

Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas

J.D.

The University of Texas at Austin

B.B.A., Finance

​​Bar Admissions

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Paralegals

Juan Diaz

Paralegal Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin.


Juan Diaz has been a family law paralegal since 2012.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Edward’s University in International Relations and Legal Studies, and a Paralegal Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin.

He is passionate about assisting clients during difficult times, whether by drafting case-related paperwork or assisting in trials.

When not working, Juan enjoys singing and playing music around town. Juan is a native Austinite.