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ATONYA McCLAIN

Atonya McClain is an attorney with her principal office in Harker Heights, Texas.  Her practice focuses on immigration law, criminal defense law, and family law.


Ms. McClain entered the legal field in 1995 as a Legal Assistant and Legal Secretary for various legal entities and firms in Houston, Texas. She worked in the following practice areas: Family Law; Litigation; Oil and Gas; Insurance Law – Subrogation; Personal Injury – Auto Accidents; Criminal Law; Estate Planning; Energy Law; Toxic Tort – Asbestos; and Child Support Establishment and Enforcement. She also volunteered for Child Advocates, Inc., an organization where volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litems to assist the courts with cases involving children placed in the custody and care of the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (CPS). In law school, she was a member of the Board of Advocates, a Student Ambassador and mentor. She also interned at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. Since graduating from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Ms. McClain has focused her practice of law in areas that she loves.  She enjoys helping members of our community every day with Family-Based Petitions, Fiancé Visas, Adjustment of Status, Affidavits of Support, Waiver Applications, Naturalization/Citizenship Applications, Citizenship Certifications, Removal of Conditions of Residency, Green Card Renewals, Visa Renewals, criminal law charges (Assault, Drugs, Harassment, Evading/Resisting Arrest, Expunctions, Sealing Court Records, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, etc.), Adoptions, Divorces, Child Support, Paternity, Custody and Visitation. 


Education:


Juris Doctor
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas


Master of Business Administration
LeTourneau University, Houston, Texas


Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude
LeTourneau University, Houston, Texas


Associate of Applied Science, with Honors
Center for Advanced Legal Studies, Houston, Texas


Memberships:


• Texas Western District Court (Federal)
• Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court (Federal)
• US Court of Federal Claims
• US Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims
• State Bar of Texas