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Sherrie Haussner Travers
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  • Managing Partner

Location:

Katy, TX

Phone:

Fax:

281-492-8587

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In 1995, Sherrie founded Travers & Travers in Katy, Texas following a successful teaching career. Sherrie is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She specializes in complex family law matters, including issues of divorce, property characterization, child support, and issues involving children. Sherrie is also an experienced mediator and collaborative law facilitator.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law 25%
  • Child Custody 10%
  • Divorce 25%
  • Father's Rights 10%
  • Mediation 10%
  • Collaborative Law 5%
  • Appellate Law 5%
  • Adoption 5%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1992

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
    • M.S. - 1969
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Mathematics
  • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
    • B.S. - 1968
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Mathematics
  • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Computer Science

Representative Cases

  • Vickery v. Vickery, 999 SW2d 342, Texas 1999, 1999135378

Classes/Seminars

  • Sherrie Travers and Mack Travers, Ethical Considerations in Solo and Small Law Firms, Launching a Law Practice Seminar, South Texas College of Law, 2008 to 2008
  • The Ethics of Launching a Law Practice, South Texas College of Law, 2007 to 2007

Honors and Awards

  • H Texas Magazine, Houston’s Top Lawyers
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AV Preeminent Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell
  • State Bar of Texas Presidential Commendation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Past Director, 1996 to Present
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member, 1996 to Present
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association, Director, Past President 2016, 2014 to Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Member, 1990 to Present
  • Family Bar of Fort Bend, President / Founding Member, 2017 to Present
  • Katy Bar Association, Founding Member, Past President 1997-1998, 1991 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • IBM, Computer Analyst, 1969 to 1970
  • Methodist Hospital, Computer Analyst, 1970 to 1973
  • Beaumont ISD, Algebra Teacher, 1982 to 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care - Vice President, 2017 to Present
  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care - Director, 2016 to Present
  • State Bar of Texas Dist 4B Grievance Committee, Chair , 1997 to 2003
  • Houston Bar Association Campaign for the Homeless, 2004 to 2008
  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar, 1994 to Present
  • Hurricane Harvey Recovery – Volunteer, 2017 to 2017

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Mu Epsilon
  • Kappa Delta