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Brenda K. Whitehead is an experienced family, probate, civil and personal injury lawyer. She has practiced in Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend, and Montgomery County, Texas since 1984, when she graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. She is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Whitehead is a Certified Mediator and has mediated both family and civil cases since 1992 and is trained in Collaborative Law


In her professional career, Ms. Whitehead has served as President of the Association of Women Attorneys and has co-founded and served as Chair of the Association of Women Attorneys Foundation which provides scholarships to women law students. She is also a member of the Houston Trial Lawyer's Association and has served as Dean of the Houston Alumni Senate of Delta Theta Phi Fraternity.




B.A. in in Philosophy, University of Houston – 1976

B.A. in Sociology, University of Houston – 1980

Doctor of Jurisprudence, South Texas College of Law - 1984




Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law, Certified 1990, re-certified 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010.

Attorney Mediator Institute, Certified April, 1992 Collaborative Law Training 2005




Association of Women Attorneys, Member and Past President

Association of Women Attorneys Foundation, Founder and Past-Chair

Houston Trial Lawyer's Association

State Bar of Texas

Family Law and Women In the Law Sections

Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists

Houston Bar Association

Houston Bar Association Famly Law Section

Houston Bar Association Fellow

Immediate Past Dean of Houston Alumni Senate, Delta Theta Phi Fraternity

Texas Family Law Foundation


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