Michael Childs first came to the firm in 1996 as a law clerk, and became an associate in November 1996. He has over twenty-one years of experience with complex family matters. As a litigator, his representation has included divorce, disputed property valuations and divisions of property, contested custody and child support matters, paternity issues, grandparent rights and common law marriage. He has worked with numerous professional athletes and their agents, and is well-versed in the complex and sensitive nature of their cases.
Michael became board certified in family law by the Texas State Board of Legal Specialization in 2001. He was named as a Rising Star by Thomas Reuters in Texas Monthly Magazine from 2004-2010 and named to Super Lawyers by Thomas Reuters 2011-2018. Michael is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. He received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, with a focus on civil litigation.