Deer Park Lawyer

Our Team

Dennis Slate

Dennis M. Slate serves most of Greater Houston with offices in Deer Park, Houston, and a Brazoria County office in Pearland. Slate is a board-certified family law attorney with over 16 years’ experience, and thousands of cases under his belt. Slate is well respected in the court system and is a powerful advocate to have by your side. Slate began building his practice soon after completing law school and has devoted his legal career to handling complex Family Law matters. Our firm has a reputation of thoroughly preparing all of its cases for trial, so that we are ready to represent our client’s interests if negotiations fail.

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Shailey Gupta-Brietzke

Shailey Gupta-Brietzke is an associate attorney with Slate & Associates, Attorney at Law. Shailey was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 2007. She has exclusively practiced family law since licensure, and -became board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law in 2014. Shailey's experience, board certification, and extensive family law knowledge base make her an asset to her clients.

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Lauren F. Durso

Lauren F. Durso is an associate attorney with Slate & Associates, Attorney at Law. She is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She was named a Super Lawyer in Family Law by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2014 and 2015. Prior to that, Lauren was named as a Rising Star in Family Law by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2005 and from 2007-2014.

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Dannielle Simms

Dannielle Simms is an associate attorney with Slate & Associates, Attorney at Law. She specializes in complex family law issues including divorce, modifications, chil d support, and CPS defense. Prior to working for Dennis Slate, Dannielle participated the in Success Through Addiction Recovery (STAR) Program of Harris County.

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Miriam Hawn-Schoen

With over 12 years of paralegal experience, Miriam Hawn-Schoen is a certified paralegal who contributes to the strength of the prestigious team at the office of Slate & Associates, Attorney at Law. She regularly assists Mr. Slate and the associate attorneys with preparation of documents for hearings and trials. She appreciates the opportunity to assist clients who are trying to navigate through their complex family law cases.

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Ryann Tighe

Ryann Tighe is a paralegal at the Slate & Associates, Attorney at Law. An indispensable team member since October 2009, Ryann has a wealth of knowledge and a remarkable memory for case details. Ryann is always up for a challenge when it comes to assisting clients in achieving the best possible outcome and offering assistance to co-workers.

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Dalia Benitez

Dalia Benitez joined Slate & Associates, Attorney at Law on January of 2015 as a full time Legal Secretary. She will soon be awarded her Associates of Applied Science i n Business Management from Lee College for Business Management. She has also started on her Associate of Applied Science for Paralegal Studies at Lee College. Dalia is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law - Deer Park Attorneys
Located at 112 East Forrest Lane Deer Park, TX 77536. View Map
Phone: (281) 476-9447
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