Elizabeth is a second-generation family law attorney, and fifth generation Texan. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. While an undergraduate student, she studied abroad at Oxford University, majoring in English Literature. After earning her bachelor’s degree, Elizabeth taught English as a Second Language in the Hunan Province of China for one year, which provided Elizabeth the unique opportunity to live and work in a developing country.
University of Texas at Austin
South Texas College of Law
Licensed to Practice, State of Texas, 2013
In May 2013, Elizabeth received her Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law where she was active in competing in mock trial and moot court competitions, providing her with a strong background in legal arguments and trial skills. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in November 2013, and joined Tindall England in December 2014 after briefly working for another family law practitioner.
Elizabeth’s experience in family law cases includes divorce, adoption, paternity, custody disputes, enforcement and modification of divorce decrees, premarital agreements, and marital property division. Additionally, her experiences as a court-appointed amicus attorney representing the best interest of children provides her with an understanding perspective for parents going through the process.
Elizabeth H. Edwards has represented a variety of clients in all aspects of family law, including complex property divisions, child custody disputes, stepparent adoptions, grandparent access, child support modifications, and marital property agreements.
Elizabeth prides herself in being a strong advocate for her clients during negotiation and in the courtroom. She is client-focused and has a high attention to detail, qualities which are necessary to successfully guide clients through litigation.
Additionally, Elizabeth has valuable insight in what families undergo when they are in the midst of a legal dispute as she has experience as an amicus attorney appointed by courts to represent the best interest of children.
- Member, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inn of Court (2012 – present)
- Member, College of the State Bar of Texas (2015 – present)
- Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section (2013 – present)
- Member, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section (2013 – present)
- Member, Houston Bar Association, Hay Center Committee (2017 – to present)
- Treasurer, Houston Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section (2015 – 2016)
- Chair-Elect, Houston Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section (2016 – 2017)
- President, Collaborative Divorce Houston, (2017 – 2018)
- Communications Chair, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inn of Court (2018 – present)
- Board Member, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section (2020 – present)
- Southern Methodist University Law School, J.D., May 2003
- University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. (Marketing), 2000
studying abroad at Oxford University
Legal Publications/CLE Presentations
- Secret Communications: Communicating by Social Media and Online Games,” Co-Author with Nicole Voyles, Family Law & Technology: Keeping Your Family Law Practice in Pace with the Latest Technological Advances (December 8-9, 2016)
- “The 2017 UPA: Strengthening Protections for Children and Families,” Co-Author with Harry Tindall, Family Advocate, ABA Section of Family Law (Spring 2017)
- “The Evolution of the Legal Ramifications of Parentage: An Overview,” Co-Author with Harry Tindall, Family Advocate, ABA Section of Family Law (Spring 2018)
- “Family Law Update: New Developments in Family Law,” Co-Author with Nicole Voyles, the 18th Annual Texas Minority Attorney Program, (expected Fall of 2020)