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ABOUT ANGELA GRAVES-HARRINGTON

Angela Graves-Harrington is the Managing Attorney of the Law Office of Angela L. Graves-Harrington.  She has dedicated most of her career to giving a voice to the voiceless. Attorney Graves-Harrington vigorously represents her all of her clients, ensuring they receive the respect and dignity they deserve as they navigate through the litigation process. 

 

Attorney Graves-Harrington fully appreciates the tremendous impact family law judges have on families. She understands the complexities and consequences of family law cases, but more importantly, she understands that justice must be administered with compassion, integrity, and respect.   As a Family Court Judge, Angela will be a fair and impartial jurist, ensuring that all litigants in all cases receive honest and just consideration in the courtroom. 

Attorney Graves-Harrington has extensive civil, family, and criminal litigation experience.  She is licensed by the State of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.  She is a certified ad litem and is appointed by the State of Texas to represent indigent clients.   She is also a member of the Texas Bar College - an honorary society of some of the best-trained attorneys in Texas.

As a resident of Houston for over 14 years, Graves-Harrington has a vested interest in assuring that people receive the attention, service, and courtesy they deserve when standing before the 246th Judicial District Family Court.  

Graves-Harrington was born in Gulfport, Mississippi to the late Frank Earl Graves, Sr. and Jacqueline Patricia Theodore-Graves. 

Graves-Harrington has always had a passion for justice.  She got her first taste of litigation inside of the courtroom as a member of the award-winning Jim Hill High School Mock Trial Team. Under the tutelage of attorneys from Jackson’s Legal Aid Clinic, she received a first-hand view of forceful advocacy.  She began to develop her legal research and trial advocacy skills and soon realized she was destined to become a seeker of truth and justice. 

 Angela, seated center, with her mock trial teammates.

Graves-Harrington’s commitment to volunteerism and academic excellence earned her a full scholarship to Mississippi State University.  During her time at Mississippi State University, she realized her passion for helping young children.  She dedicated her free time to children who attended the Oktibbeha County Headstart Center, where she learned that showing compassion for the underprivileged provided them with a sense of hope and inclusion. She knew then that her life would be one of service. 

Graves-Harrington continued her education at Jackson State University, where she remained on Dean’s List while working full-time as a software analyst for a Fortune 500 Company and serving as a corporate site coordinator for the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi.  She also became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Graves-Harrington attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law on a full academic scholarship.  She was active in several community-based organizations, including the Earl Carl Institute, NAACP (student volunteer), and the Black Law Student Association (President).  She also served as Secretary of the Student Bar Association and Symposium Editor of the TMSL Law Review.  Graves-Harrington was also an intern for the Texas Southern University Office of the General Counsel and the Honorable George Hanks with the Texas 1st Court of Appeals.

Upon graduation from law school, Harrington was afforded the invaluable opportunity to work with The Honorable Craig A. Washington, where she learned to be an advocate for her clients and the community at large. The plethora of knowledge obtained by observation and hands-on work while at the Law Office of Craig A. Washington cemented her desire to be a trial attorney. 

Graves-Harrington looks forward to serving the 246th Judicial District Family Court with compassion, integrity, and respect.

Graves-Harrington lives in Houston with Darryl, her wonderful husband of nearly 16 years, and their two awesome sons, Daylen (14) and Aiden (6).

  


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