Michele L. Locke


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.



Divorce with Business interests

Pre- and Post-Marital Agreements


Child Support

Separate Property Claims

Informal Marriage (Common Law Marriage)

Family Law

Honors and Awards

Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star 2006


Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas


The University of Texas at Austin

B.B.A., Finance

​​Bar Admissions


U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


Juan Diaz

Board Certified – Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

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, a Paralegal Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin, and is board-certified in the area of family law.

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.