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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, her two children and her grandchild. She loves traveling and attending Baylor Football games. She is active in her church, Coastal Community Church in Galveston,  where she serves on the Advisory Team and leads a Ladies Community Group, and is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Professional Associations/Memberships:

Galveston County Bar Association (President, 1995-96; 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 1987, Family Law Section; Board Certified, Board of Legal Specialization 1987); Galveston County Mediation Association; Galveston Estate Planning Council (President 2001-2002; Vice-President 2000-2001)

Education:
  • J.D., Baylor University (1987) B.A., Baylor University (1985)
Admissions:
  • Supreme Court of Texas (1987)