Dennis M. Slate serves most of Greater Houston with offices in Deer Park,
Houston, and a Brazoria County office in Pearland. Slate is a board-certified
family law attorney with over 16 years’ experience, and thousands
of cases under his belt. Slate is well respected in the court system and
is a powerful advocate to have by your side.
Slate began building his practice soon after completing law school and
has devoted his legal career to handling complex Family Law matters. Our
firm has a reputation of thoroughly preparing all of its cases for trial,
so that we are ready to represent our client’s interests if negotiations fail.
Our firm believes that our individual clients should receive the highest
level of legal representation. We hold service to the client as a primary
responsibility and will strive to satisfy each client’s unique objectives
and promptly address any problems that may arise as we are working your
case. We are committed to your satisfaction and will pursue each case
in a manner that will achieve your best outcome.
The firm’s caring and knowledgeable staff is also known for helping
clients endure and navigate the litigation process by offering individual
support and professional guidance. In addition to maintaining a thriving
legal career, Slate has invested 19 years into his military career where
he serves as a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves, currently serving as the
Houston Detachment Commander in the Selective Service. Slate is also past
president of the Pasadena Bar Association and he is an Associate Judge
for the city of Pearland.
Attorney Slate is a Board-Certified family law attorney, which means that
he is classified as a specialist in this field of law. This is a certification
through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization that is offered to select
few attorneys. There are only about 7,000 Board-Certified attorneys out
of the 70,000 attorneys in the state of Texas. Becoming board-certified
is a voluntary process that sets these lawyers apart from others.
He has received several other awards, including selection as a "Top
Lawyer" by peers in Houstonia Magazine's Top Lawyers peer-nomination
campaign. In addition, he received the award of Top Lawyer from "H
Texas Magazine." This publication seeks to spot out the top lawyers
and other professionals and has been doing so since 1997.
Education: Texas A&M University, B.B.S.; University of Houston Law Center, J.D.