Tina is passionate about advocacy. Her approach to family law matters is responsive, straightforward and client focused. Tina possesses all of the sincere language, confidence, and zeal you would expect from a litigator raised in a strong Italian family. She deploys these traits at maximum affect. Clients love Tina because she is confident and efficient. She is a family law litigator with an impressive range of experience and knowledge.
Tina’s interest in family law and advocacy began during her studies at the University of Houston – Clear Lake where she received a Master’s of Science in Education. This master’s program focused on educational policy and developing coursework to assist teachers with being better educators. With her multidisciplinary background, Tina is able to adeptly handle the educator role that comes with being a strong family law advocate. Tina believes in educating her clients each step of the way so that they can make informed decisions about their matter. Tina also spent some time in the classroom helping educators to implement programs, and it was during this time spent with children that she truly developed a passion for being the voice of others.
Tina attended South Texas College of Law and focused her coursework on trial and advocacy. She represented South Texas as a varsity advocate in numerous mock trial and moot court national competitions. Tina, along with her mock trial teammates, brought a first place National Championship Title back to South Texas from the Peter J. Johnson National Civil Rights Trial Competition. Tina also received many advocacy awards during her time at South Texas College of Law.
Tina emphasizes respect and amicability during her cases. She received her mediator’s certificate from the Frank Evans Center for Dispute Resolution. Her training in mediation and dispute resolution allows Tina to amicably and successfully advocate for her clients. Tina has worked diligently to develop a skill set and approach to handling family law matters with the ultimate goal of assisting families in transitioning to their “new normal.” Tina strives to assist families in fostering a healthy co-parenting relationship, rather than to adopt positions that could further alienate them.