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Cheryl Alsandor

info@alsandorlaw.com 
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Phone: (713) 352-3506
Fax: (713) 586-5810

3801 Kirby Dr #720
Houston, Texas 77098

Cheryl Alsandor earned her J.D. at the University of Houston Law Center in 1998. While a law student, Ms. Alsandor worked in the University of Houston’s Legal Aid Clinic providing legal services to indigent clients.

Cheryl earned a B.A. in Economics in her undergraduate studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Prior to attending Wesleyan, she attended Northfield Mt. Hermon School in Northfield, Massachusetts.

Cheryl is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is currently a member of the Family Law and Law Practice Management Sections of the State Bar of Texas. She is also a member of the Burta Rhodes Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court. She is also a mediator and a part-time judge for the City of Houston (2009 – present).

She is a former court-appointed volunteer of Child Advocates. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Cheryl Alsandor is family oriented and likes to spend time with her family when she is not working for her clients.

Prior to practicing law, she taught elementary students for four years in both the Houston Independent School District and the Fort Bend Independent School District.

EducationJ.D., University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, 1998
University of Houston’s Legal Aid Clinic

B.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1990
Major: Economics

Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeTexas, 1998
Professional & Bar Association MembershipsBurta Rhoads Raborn Family Inn of Court
Member Since: 2000
Member

Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
Member Since: 2006
Member

Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Member Since: 2006
Member

Texas Family Law Foundation
Member Since: 2014
Life Member

Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member Since: 2015-2016
Director

State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Member Since: 1998
Member

The Houston Family Law Group
Member Since: 2000
Member

Professional History

  • The Alsandor Law Firm, P.L.L.C., Attorney, 1999 – present
  • City of Houston, Part-Time Municipal Judge, 2009 – 2013
  • Fort Bend Independent School District, Elementary Teacher, 1995 – 1997
  • Houston Independent School District, Elementary Teacher, 1993 – 1995
Certification and Training

  • Board Certified Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2006
  • Certified Mediator, 2012
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2004
  • ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, 2000
  • Child Advocates Training, 1998
  • Texas State Bar, Admission 1998
  • Texas Teaching Certificate, 1995
Certified Legal Specialties

Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2006

Classes/Seminars

Litigating a Custody Case, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

Speaker

  1. Speaker – Protective Orders and Understanding the Dynamics of Family Violence, Family Law Essentials Seminar, May 5, 2017
  2. Speaker – Grandparent Access, Family CLE Law April 28, 2011, Texas Southern University
  3. Speaker – Evidence, A Practitioner’s Guide to Protecting the Clients’ Homestead: The Intersection of Bankruptcy Law, Foreclosure Law, Eviction Law, Family Law, and Mortgage Law, March 3, 2011
  4. SpeakerChild Custody, Houston Volunteer Lawyer’s Program 2007
  5. SpeakerChild Custody, Houston Volunteer Lawyer’s Program 2008

Classes Attended

Continuing Legal Education Courses Taken

Past Employment Positions

F. Bend ISD and Houston ISD, Teacher, 1993 – 1998

Pro Bono Activities

Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

Fraternities/Sororities

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.