Susan M. Edmonson is a certified family law specialist with 25 years of experience practicing law in Texas. She and her associates provide family law, estate planning and probate services to clients in Galveston, Texas City, Seabrook, Houston, Freeport and all areas of Galveston County, Harris County and Brazoria County. Contact the Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson today to arrange your initial consultation about divorce, custody, a will or executor duties.


Susan M. Edmonson

Susan, a native Galvestonian, has lived in and practiced law in the Galveston Bay Area her whole life. She has been active in many church and community activities and has a commitment to her community. She takes pride in helping the families of Galveston County with some of the most difficult issues that face our families today.

Susan created this firm in 1987 after several years of gaining experience and expertise working in the corporate world. She graduated with honors from the University of St. Thomas and went on to earn her law degree from the South Texas College of Law. In 2002 Susan earned her certification in Family Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Areas of Practice
Adoption
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
Estate Planning
70% Family Law
15% Probate & Estate Administration
15% Wills

Certified Legal Specialties
Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2002
Bar Admissions
Texas, 1983
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1987
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1989
Education
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
J.D. – August, 1982
University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX
B.A. cum laude – 1979
Honors: Pi Gamma Mu National Honor Society
Honors: Outstanding Graduate of the Political Science/Pre-Law Department
Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions
San Jacinto Abstract Co./Commerce Land Title Co., Fee Attorney, 1994 – 2000
Kuhn, Fishman, Jones & Walsh, P.C., Dallas, Attorney, 1989 – 1990
Hyatt Legal Services, Pasadena, Texas, Staff Attorney, 1986 – 1987
Smith & Stowers, Galveston, Texas, Attorney, 1983 – 1986
Galveston College, Galveston, Texas, Reserve Instructor, 1984 – 1989
Gulf Western Development Company, Village on the Creek Condominiums, Bryan, Texas, and Double Tree Condominiums, College Station, Texas, Real Estate Salesperson, 1983
Bracewell & Patterson, Houston, Texas, Legal Assistant, 1982 – 1983
Realty World, Seabrook, Texas, Real Estate Salesperson, 1981 – 1983
Realty World, Seabrook, Texas, Office Manager, 1979 – 1982


Rebecca K. Murphy

Areas of Practice
Adoption
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
Estate Planning
70% Family Law
15% Probate & Estate Administration
15% Wills

Certified Legal Specialties
Certified Family Law Mediator, 2008
Bar Admissions
Texas, 1983
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1997
Education
Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
J.D.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
B.A. cum laude – 1978
Major: History
Casper College, Casper, Wyoming
Associates Arts – 1976

Past Employment Positions
Rebecca K. Murphy, Attorney at Law, Attorney/Owner, 1997 – 2003
Lewis & Williams, L.L.P., Of Counsel, 2004 – 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships
Galveston County Family Bar Association, Past President, 1999 – 2000
Galveston County Criminal Bar Association, Past President, 2000 – 2001
State Bar of Texas, 1983 – Present