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Rachael Griffith has served East Texas families and their legal needs for many years, handling issues including divorce, child custody suits, child support, adoption, estate planning, spousal maintenance, and more. Before entering law school, she taught fourth grade at her alma mater, Andy Woods Elementary.

Rachael understands that the traditionally adversarial method of practicing family law can create further polarization in families experiencing significant transitions. These can be exceedingly costly, both financially and emotionally – especially when children are involved. That is why she is a committed divorce attorney and child custody lawyer working to find solutions that are rooted in negotiation, compromise, and empowering her clients to have control of the decision making process in their East Texas family law matters.

As a compassionate advocate for the families she represents, Rachael is a dedicated family lawyer  helping her clients through what may be the most difficult time in their lives.

Rachael is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Tyler Type One Diabetes Foundation and also serves on a committee at the University of Texas at Tyler to form their Pre-Law Academy. She enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, enjoying Tyler area parks and community events.

When you need a highly qualified, compassionate family lawyer, divorce attorney, or child custody lawyer in East Texas, you can rely on Rachael Griffith. To learn more about Rachael or to schedule a consultation regarding the details of your case, contact Griffith Law today.

Professional Experience

  • Griffith Law Office, P.C., Attorney, December 2019 - Present
  • Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, P.C., January 2014 – November 2019
  • Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, P.C., May – December 2013, Contract Attorney
  • Law Office of B. Diane Heindel, P.C., Spring 2013, Contract Attorney
  • Law Office of Anthony England, Austin, Texas Law Clerk and Paralegal, September 2011 –July 2012
  • Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, Austin, Texas, Law Clerk, Partial Summer 2011
  • Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Child Support Division, Tyler, Texas Law Clerk, Partial Summer 2011
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution System in Oklahoma, Early Settlement Mediations, Certified Mediator: Externship Spring 2011
  • Smith County, Texas District Attorney’s Office, Intern Summer 2010

Professional Activities, Affiliations & Accolades

  • Bar Admissions: State Bar of Texas, 2012 and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • Bar Associations: Smith County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2018-2020), Chair of the Family Law Section 2013- 2018, Women’s Section, and Young Lawyer’s Section
  • Recipient of the 2017 Smith County Bar Foundation Volunteer Attorney of the Year Award, in recognition of outstanding and demonstrated commitment to equal justice for all.
  • Recipient of the 2016 Lone Star Legal Aid Attorneys without Borders Award.
  • Recipient of the 2017 and 2018 Lone Star Legal Aid Most Litigated Cases Handled Award.
  • Member of the Texas Bar College 2014 to Present.




Rachael J. Griffith

Attorney

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Christine Jones

Paralegal