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Eric Schmidt: Attorney


C. Eric Schmidt is the senior partner of C. E. Schmidt & Associates PLLC a Houston area domestic relations law firm. Licensed in Texas since 1980, Mr. Schmidt has more than 38 years of litigation experience in a wide variety of areas – although for the past 25 years his practice has focused on family law cases. In 1980, Mr. Schmidt handled his first family law case and early in his practice handled commercial and residential real estate matters, business litigation and multiple other areas of civil litigation and trial work. Recognized by Who’s Who in American Law and as a Fellow member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, Mr. Schmidt seeks resolution to matters using his extensive persuasive and negotiating skills.

Michelle Schmidt: Attorney


Michelle Schmidt worked as a paralegal with Eric Schmidt for over 30 years before attending law school and becoming a licensed attorney. Eric and Michelle handled, as a team, their first divorce together in 1984! For a period of 10 years Michelle spent time in Corporate America, earning sales honors at Chase Bank and being awarded “Salesperson of the Year” at American Express in 2004. In law school, Michelle earned multiple Cali awards (the award that recognizes the top performing student in a particular subject). One of those awards was, of course, for the top performing student in Family Law. Michelle brought corporate polish, life experience and extensive paralegal experience when she joined as a practicing attorney.

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