Attorney Kathryn Marteeny

Experienced Houston Lawyer Practicing Family Law & Estate Planning

Attorney Kathryn MarteenyAs the founding member of the Law Office of Kathryn Marteeny, Attorney Marteeny leads the firm with a commitment to excellence. Ms. Marteeny is well known for her knowledge of Texas law, success in litigation, and dedication to her clients. As a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, she meets the high standards of legal education and ethics.

A History of Excellence

Houston family lawyer Kathryn Marteeny is committed to high-quality, efficient representation for each of our clients. Ms. Marteeny has been dedicated to our practice of family law, including divorce, child custody, probate, and estate planning, for over 30 years. She understands the stress that can result from family-related legal matters, and is sensitive to our clients' needs. She knows that each case is different, and she accommodates our clients accordingly. Ms. Marteeny is active in a number of associations, including the State Bar of Texas, College of the State Bar of Texas, and the American Bar Association. She has rating of 8.0 or "Excellent" on Avvo.

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1998

Education:

  • Bates College of Law, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1984
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1975
    • Major: Psychology
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
  • Marshall University, Huntington, WV
    • Graduate study – Attended 1975
    • Honors: Dean's List

Published Work:

  • Rights of Proposed Wards in Guardianship Proceedings, Disability and Elder Law Attorneys' Association - Guardianship Manual

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas - 1984 – Present
    • Family Law Section
    • Real Estate, Probate and Tax Law Section
    • Computer and Technology Section
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, 1996 - Present
    • Fellow
  • Texas Family Law Foundation, 2007 - Present Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys’ Association (NAELA)
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Family Law Section
    • Probate, Trust and Estate Section
  • Disability and Elder Law Attorneys' Association, 1991 – 2003, 2011-Present
    • Founding Member
  • Disability and Elder Law Attorneys' Association, 1991 - 1992
    • Guardianship Manual Committee
  • Disability and Elder Law Attorneys' Association, 1996 - 1997
    • Secretary
  • Austin County Bar Association, 2002 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • Phi Beta Kappa - Scholastic Honor Society
  • Phi Delta Phi - Legal Honors Fraternity
  • Psi Chi - Psychology Honors Fraternity

Call the Law Office of Kathryn Marteeny today at (713) 936-2300 to schedule your initial consultation.

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