Emily A. Fisher
Emily A. Fisher is one of only two Galveston attorneys currently Board Certified in Family Law, a distinction which connotes substantial involvement and continuing education in the field, specialized knowledge and experience, and a positive reputation from fellow lawyers and judges. Ms. Fisher has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1992. She has also obtained certification as a mediator in Civil and Family Law by the University of Houston, Clear Lake, and has received Basic and Advanced Training in Collaborative Law in Houston. She has also attained the highest possible rating of "AV" from Martindale Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, signifying preeminent legal ability and demonstration of the highest ethical standards. When away from the office, Ms. Fisher spends time with her husband and two children. She loves traveling and attending Baylor Football games. She is active in her church, Coastal Community Church in Galveston, and in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and serves as Director of Mission Galveston.
Supreme Court of Texas (1987)
Galveston County Bar Association (President, 1995-96; Chair of Pro Bono committee, 1996-2000; Chair of District 5B Grievance Committee, 2001-2007) Galveston Family Law Bar Association (Vice-President, 1992-1993) Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists State Bar of Texas (Member, Family Law Section) Galveston County Mediation Association Galveston Estate Planning Council (President 2001-2002; Vice-President 2000-2001)
Texas City native Ms. Pontikas devotes her practice primarily to Family Law. She has been with Emily A. Fisher, P.L.L.C. and its predecessor firm, Martin, Garza & Fisher, L.L.P. since 2000. While in law school, Ms. Pontikas participated in Mock Trial in the Fall of 1997. When away from the office, Ms. Pontikas enjoys time with her husband and son.
Supreme Court of Texas, 1999
Ashley Harvey Sosa, Associate
Ashley Harvey Sosa practices Family Law, Criminal Law and Probate Law since joining the firm in 2014. She attended law school at Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida where she was on the Dean's Honor Roll. She served as Executive Notes Editor of the International Law Journal and was a member of Phi Alpha Delta National Law Fraternity and Woman's Law Association. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Sosa interned in where she assisted families in resolving child abuse cases.
When away from the office, Ms. Sosa's hobbies include surfing and traveling. She and her husband also enjoy the beach with their two miniature Dachshunds, Peanut and Liberty.
J.D., Ave Maria School of Law, 2013; B.S., University of Houston, 2008
Supreme Court of Texas, 2014