Family law and Houston divorce attorney Sherri Evans is uniquely qualified to analyze and litigate complex property cases in a divorce. She has gained a reputation for her strategic wins, steadfast client support, and exceptional responsiveness. Sherri has years of experience negotiating and documenting settlements and litigating complicated family issues through the court system. At the end of the day, she works diligently to ensure that her clients and their families are left emotionally intact, financially sound, and legally protected.
Many of Sherri’s clients successfully collaborate with the other party to reach an amicable agreement and she guides them though the legal process. Other clients have problematic circumstances such as: complex marital assets (business interests, private equities, oil & gas interests, real estate holdings, and executive compensation plans) , community fraud and hidden assets, custody issues over minor children, and adversarial interactions, all of which need to be resolved. Sherri is experienced in working though these complexities to safeguard her clients’ interests.
Sherri is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law and has been recognized by: Texas Super Lawyers since 2008, Texas Super Lawyers Top 50 Women since 2014, and Super Lawyers Houston Top 100 since 2014. She was also named on the Best Lawyers list for family law since 2012 and appeared on the Legal Leaders: Top Rated Lawyers list since 2019. Sherri received her law degree from Tulane Law School in 1992 and her B.B.A. in Finance from University of Texas in 1983.
Houston divorce attorney Sherri Evans is a leader among Houston family lawyers as well as Texas family lawyers. She is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas with a membership of over 6,000 family lawyers. She has also served as President of the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. As a member of the Family Law Council, she has worked tirelessly on pro bono initiatives to promote legal services for the poor in Texas. Besides being a top Houston divorce attorney, she has worked closely with the Texas legislature and the Texas Family Law Foundation to draft and monitor legislation that significantly impacts divorce laws in Texas. Sherri also enjoys a multistate reputation for her ongoing work as Chair of the National Family Law Trial Institute which has been consistently recognized as the preeminent litigation skills course dedicated exclusively to family law.
Sherri is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and continues to be actively involved with the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. She is also a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, The Texas Family Law Foundation, the College of the State Bar, and the Houston Bar Association.
Sherri Evans has taught on a wide array of subjects including marital property agreements, taxation, complex property, marital fraud, electronic evidence, stock options, business entities, tracing separate property and business valuation issues. She has also served as Course Director for the State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Family Law Seminar, New Frontiers in Marital Property, and Family Law Technology Seminar as well as the University of Texas Law School’s Family Law on the Front Lines.
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