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Partner, Board-Certified


Katie Custer, a native Houstonian, earned her Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance and Organizational Behavior and Business Policy from Southern Methodist University. After graduating, she worked for American Airlines and then for Southwest Airlines as a financial analyst. After returning to Houston in 2004, Katie received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law.

Katie’s financial and business background is a tremendous asset to her practice, which focuses on complex marital property characterization and valuation issues, including retirement assets, stock options, restricted stock benefits, business valuations and taxation issues. Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, she is a member of the Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inns of Court and the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. Katie is also a Fellow of the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation.



    • State Bar of Texas, 2007 – Present
    • State Bar of Texas Family Law Section, 2007 – Present
    • Houston Bar Association (Family Law Section), 2007 – Present
    • Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inns of Court, 2009 – Present
    • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 2014
    • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2014

    Katie has been invited to speak on numerous topics including premarital and post marital agreements, which are also focuses of her practice.

    • Board Certification: Breaking Down the Process and the Specifics, 2014 Advanced Family Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2014
    • Basics of Characterization, 2014 Marriage Dissolution, Austin, Texas, 2014
    • When It’s Really Over: Closing Your File, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Institute, March 27, 2009
    • The Intersection of Family Law and Bankruptcy Law, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inns of Court, November 2009.


South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2007