Merrilee Harmon

Family Law and Divorce Lawyer in Central Texas
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Texas
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Summary

Merrilee L. Harmon is a Family Law specialist, Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985. Merrilee has lived most of her life in Waco. She graduated from Baylor University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in elementary education with a minor in English. Merrilee also received certificates in teaching and in the fields of language and learning disabilities and mental disabilities. Merrilee graduated from Baylor Law School in 1978 with a Juris Doctor degree and concentration in Civil Trial Law. From 1978 to 1981, she practiced Criminal Law as Assistant McLennan County District Attorney, prosecuting misdemeanor and felony cases, including extensive courtroom work and jury trials in a wide range of areas, including capital murder cases. From 1981 to 1991, Merrilee practiced Civil Trial, Criminal Law, Family Law, and Personal Injury Law with the firm of Clark, Gorin, McDonald, Ragland, and Mangrum, and then as a partner of McDonald, Harmon, and Malone. She established her own firm in 1991, then joined Dunnam & Dunnam in 2007. During her years focusing on Criminal Law, Merrilee was a member and director of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and she was certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law from 1983 until 1993, when she decided to concentrate on Family Law. Merrilee is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Texas Board of Family Law Specialists and the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section. In addition to membership in the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, she is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court (Western District of Texas). In addition to Family Law, Merrilee continues to engage in the practice of Civil Trial Law, General Law, and Personal Injury Law.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Family Law Partner
Dunnam Dunnam Harmon West Lindley & Ryan LLP
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Attorney-at-Law
Law Offices of Merrilee Harmon
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Attorney-at-Law
McDonald, Harmon, and Malone
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Assistant District Attorney
McLennan County District Attorneys Office
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As an Assistant McLennan County District Attorney Ms. Harmon prosecuted felony cases, including extensive courtroom work and jury trials in a wide range of areas, including capital murder cases.
Education
Baylor University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Baylor University
(1975)
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Professional Associations
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Current
Texas Board of Family Law Specialists
Current
Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
Current
Texas State Bar # 09020900
Member
- Current
Certifications
Family Law
Texas State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Dunnam & Dunnam Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
4125 W Waco Dr
Waco, TX 76710
USA
Telephone: (254) 753-6437