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

Houston family law attorney Taylor Imel is a natural competitor who knew from a very young age that she wanted to practice law. A women’s varsity soccer player, Taylor received a B.A. in Spanish and Communication from Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina, where she was a dean’s scholarship recipient. In 2010, she graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law where she was once again a dean’s scholarship recipient. Prior to joining KoonsFuller Houston, she practiced family law in Dallas, Texas, where she gained 1st chair family law experience and enjoyed considerable success litigating matters concerning property division, conservatorship, and child support.


  • 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


  • Licensed by the Supreme Court of TexasNovember 2010
  • State Bar of Texas


  • Awarded, Silver Client Champion by Martindale-Hubbell (2019)
  • Honoree, Top Lawyer by H Texas magazine (2015 to present)
  • Honoree, Top Lawyers by Houstonia magazine (2018)
  • Honoree, Texas Rising Star (2018-19)
  • ReviewIt Magazine Top Lawyers (2018)
  • Board Certified, Family Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Publications and Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, “In the Interest of Penelope Pinkus, Piper Pinkus and Peyton Pinkus, Minor Children” Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Trial Insitute (2019)
  • Co-Author, “What We All Need to Know About HIPAA, House Bill 300 and Data Security” Advanced Family Law Course – Ch. 10 (2016)
  • Co-Author, Speaker, “Divorce Cases from Start to Finish: From Filing Through Trial (Discovery Guidelines, Case Management, and Your Role During Settlement and Trial) Institute for Paralegal Education (2016)
  • Co-Author, “Everything You Need to Know or Do if There is an Entity or Trust in Your Divorce Case” Marriage Dissolution Institute – Ch. 16 (2016)
  • Co-Author, “Temporary Orders on Borrowed Time”
  • Advanced Family Law Course – Ch. 70 (2015)
  • Co-Author, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”
  • Family Law Technology 360 – Ch. 13 (2014)
  • Co-Author, “There’s No Business Like Family Law Business”
  • 12th Annual Advanced Business Law Course – Ch. 1.3 (2014)
  • Co-Author, “There’s No Business Like Family Law Business”
  • 19th Annual New Frontiers in Marital Property Law – Ch. 4 (2014)
  • Co-Author, “Understanding Business Entities and Why It Matters”
  • Advanced Family Law Course – Ch. 26 (2014)
  • Co-Author, “60 Websites In 60 Minutes”
  • Marriage Dissolution Institute – Ch. 19 (2014)
  • Co-Author, “The In re Stephanie Lee Conundrum: Making and Enforcing Agreements in Family Law” Texas College for Judicial Studies (2014)
  • Co-Author, “Possession and Access for Children Under Three”
  • Advanced Family Law Course – Ch. 25 (2011)

Professional & Community

  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
    • Family Law Section
    • Gender Fairness, Committee Member
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association – Family Law Section
  • Member, Collin County Bar Association – Family Law Section
  • Buddy Volunteer, Small Steps Nurturing Center
  • Board Certified in Family Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization Badge
  • Award Badge US News and World Report Best Law Firms - Family Law - Tier 1 - Houston
  • Award Badge - Martindale Hubbell Client Champion Silver 2019 for Patrick Upton
  • Award Badge Top Lawyers 2018 by Houstonia
  • Award Badge H Texas Houston's Top Lawyers 2018
  • Award Badge ReviewIt TOP Lawyers 2018
  • Award Badge - Texas Rising Stars Taylor Imel by Thomson Reuters
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