Taylor Toombs Imel

"My job is to ensure the long-term success of you and your family both during and after litigation by making the best of the situation with which I am presented."

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Taylor Toombs Imel

Taylor Toombs Imel


Houston Board Certified

Taylor Imel is a Top Rated family law and divorce attorney in Houston and was selected as a Texas Rising Star in 2018 and in 2019 as well as a Top Lawyer by Houstonia magazine (2018, 2019) and by H Texas (2015-2019). Her expertise includes pre and postnuptial agreements, as well as complex property division and highly contentious custody cases. Taylor’s experience and acumen in drafting divorce provisions in shareholder and other operating agreements assure her client and the corresponding entity, new shareholders, and investors by helping protect them from the potential instability that often arises during a divorce.  Further, as an adult-child of divorce, Taylor uniquely understands that divorce constitutes a traumatic event for most individuals and families and that the collateral damage that can result from the same must not be ignored when representing her clients.

Passionate about giving back, Taylor works diligently alongside the KoonsFuller Houston Team to raise money for local charities. She directly supports Houston’s Small Steps Nurturing Center, which provides an exemplary early childhood program to assist economically at-risk children and their families.

Taylor received a Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University in 2010 and was a dean’s scholarship recipient.  A natural competitor (both in and out of the courtroom), Taylor attended Wake Forest University on a full athletic scholarship for women’s soccer. An author and frequent speaker, she has co-authored numerous articles. She is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Taylor is also a member of the HBA Gender Fairness Committee.



  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., Dean’s Scholarship Recipient (2010)
  • Wake Forest University, B.A. (2007)
    • Women’s Varsity Soccer Team, Full Athletic Scholarship
    • Study Abroad University of Salamanca, Spain



  • Board Certified in Family Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization Badge
  • Best Lawyers Best Law Firm Family Law Houston 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver Award 2020
  • Houstonia Top Lawyers 2019
  • H Texas Magazine Top Attorneys 2019
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers National Diversity Counsel 2019
  • Award Badge - Texas Rising Stars Taylor Imel by Thomson Reuters
  • Living Magazine Readers' Choice Best Law Firm 2019
  • Award Badge ReviewIt TOP Lawyers 2018
  • Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce
  • Women Who Mean Business 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyers
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