Neda Garrett

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Overview

Neda Garrett is a highly experienced and skilled family law attorney with a focus on custody cases and high-net-worth divorce cases throughout North Texas. With over 14 years of experience, Neda has helped countless families navigate the complexities of family law and reach the best possible outcomes for themselves and their children.

Neda joined KoonsFuller in 2011 where she honed her skills as a litigator and negotiator. Over the years, Neda has gained a reputation for her ability to handle even the most complex cases with care, skill and professionalism. Neda's practice areas include divorce, child custody, child support, property division, spousal support, marital agreements, enforcements and adoption. Neda strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients through careful analysis of their unique circumstances and needs by providing personalized and effective representation to each and every client.

Neda understands that family law matters can be emotionally charged and stressful. This is why she prioritizes clear communication, responsiveness and compassionate guidance throughout the legal process. She is committed to helping their clients achieve their goals while minimizing the disruption to their lives.

In addition to her work as a family law attorney, Neda is an active member of the legal community in Collin County by serving in leadership positions in the Collin County Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association – Family Law Section, Collin County Bench Bar Foundation, and Collin County Young Lawyers Association.

Education & Admissions

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business, M.B.A., 2009
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, B.B.A., 2006
  • Licensed in Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Accreditations

  • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020-2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Family Law, Collaborative Law: Family Law and Family Law Arbitration, 2017-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law Arbitration DFW, 2023
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2022
      • Top 50 Women in Texas, 2022
      • Rising Star, 2015-2022
      • Up-and-Coming 50: Women Texas Rising Stars
      • Up-and-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars
    • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2021-2022
    • Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2018-2023
    • Elite Lawyer, 2018
    • Best Attorney, Living Magazine Frisco/Plano, 2020 and 2022

    Publications & Presentations

    • Author: “Want Appellate Experience as a New Attorney? Be Proactive,” Dallas Bar Association: Headnotes, March 2017
    • Co-Author: “Explaining Compensable Activities Under FLSA,” Texas Lawyer, March 2015
    • Expert Quote: “The Waiver War: Avoiding Disclosure of Privileged Information in Handling Texas Workers’ Compensation Claims,” National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association newsletter, Winter 2013
    • Presenter, “Your First Jury Trial,” Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP Firm-Wide MCLE, January 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Co-Presenter, “The Mitigation of Litigation,” SCRA Symposium, February 14, 2017, Orlando, Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement

    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
    • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
    • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member
    • Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Current Member and Past Chair
    • Collin County Bench Bar Conference, Board Member and Immediate Past Co-Chair
    • Collin County Bar Association, Vice President
    • Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court, Fellow
    • Collin County Women Lawyers Association, Member
    • Collin County Young Lawyers Association, Past Chair
    • Dallas Bar Association - Family Law Section, Member
    • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Member
    • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
    • Houston Family Law Trial Institute, Past Attendee
    • Texas A&M University Association of Former Students, Member
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