Hopkins-Laster Law Office is a full service Family Law Firm which has zealously represented clients in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant Counties since 1993.

Firm Overview

Hopkins-Laster Law Office represents clients in Divorce, Custody, Spousal and Child Support, Termination and Adoption, CPS Defense, Grandparent's Rights, Motions for Enforcement, Motions for New Trial and Appeals,

Main Office

Main Office
2000 S. Stemmons Fwy.
Suite 206
Lake Dallas TX 75065


(940) 498-1222


(940) 497-0566


Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, a ten minute free phone consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Uncontested divorces may be available for a flat fee. Please contact the office for details.

Hourly Rates

$275.00 per hour.

Office Information

Office Hours

9:00 to 5:00 Monday to Friday, By Appointment only

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken


Other Offices

Hopkins-Laster Law Office
5601 Bridge Street
Fort Worth

What are your firm's strengths and style?

The firm's strengths include Owner/Attorney Dorothea Laster's twenty-six years of Family Law Litigation experience in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The firm's philosophy is to be hard-working and zealous in the pursuit of our client's goals.

Dorothea Laster


Dorothea Laster


Attorney and Owner, Dorothea Laster, B.S., J.D., LL.M., attended the University of Nebraska and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science in 1988. She was a Patricia-Harris Fellow at the University of Nebraska-College of Law where she graduated with Distinction in 1991. Dorothea Laster attended the University of Notre Dame's London, England Campus and earned her LL.M. Degree in International Law in 1993, graduating Cum Laude.

Ms. Laster was recruited from Law School by Jackson-Walker of Dallas, Texas. Ms. Laster founded the Hopkins-Laster Law Office in Dallas, Texas in 1993. Since that time she has strived to provide aggressive and effective representation for her clients, and to be hard-working and zealous in the pursuit of their goals.

Ms. Laster practiced employment discrimination litigation in the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas. Ms. Laster also has experience in Commercial Law, Personal Injury and Malpractice Defense. However, Ms. Laster's primary practice area for the last twenty-six years has been Family Law, which she has practiced in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant Counties. Her work includes Divorce, Custody, Adoptions, Grandparents Rights, Terminations of Parental Rights, and CPS Defense. She enjoys filing Motions for New Trial and Appeals, and is especially proud of the appellate work she has done in In the Interest of L.S., 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 8963, and In the Interest of N.L.T., 420 S.W.3d 469, 2014 Tex. App. LEXIS 494, 2014 WL 130552.

Ms. Laster has volunteered with Fathers for Equal Rights, https://fathers4kids.com, since approximately 2004 and has answered over twelve thousand legal questions for educational purpose on www.AVVO.com to date.


Bar Number: 11970400
Texas, 1991


University of Nebraska
Juris Docorate, 1991

University of Notre Dame
LL.M., 1993

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