Jeanne Caldwell McDowell, Attorney at Law

Jeanne Caldwell McDowell, Attorney at Law

Supporting families in Texas Since 1995

Firm Overview

At the law office of Jeanne Caldwell McDowell, clients experience the quality, personal attention and support services of a dedicated family law office. Admitted to practice law in 1993, attorney Jeanne Caldwell McDowell has 19 years of legal experience. She established her own practice in 1995 to devote herself to helping families throughout Texas.

To provide our clients with the best possible representation, we thoroughly evaluate and address your needs early in the process. We offer our clients a free 15-minute initial consultation to gain understanding of your situation, your family and your objectives at the earliest opportunity. We treat your legal matter with sensitivity, and show you genuine compassion as we assertively work to resolve your issues and concerns.

Jeanne Caldwell McDowell can help you with:
-Family law
-Child custody
-Modifications and marital property
-Child support
-Collaborative law
-Property Transfers

Providing positive solutions:
Our practice areas and the issues they involve tend to be emotionally charged. That is why we emphasize frequent direct communication. Our goal is to provide stability and the peace of mind that comes from knowing your case is being handled by a professional. Experienced in the areas of communications, investigation, negotiation and litigation, Ms. McDowell protects your interests. Each situation is analyzed carefully so that every option and potential situation is understood. A careful approach and the ability to remain focused on client needs while moving towards resolution is the benchmark of the client's representation.

Main Office

Main Office
603 Avondale Street
Houston TX 77006






The dissolution of a marriage involves crucial decisions about the welfare of your children and the equitable division of your assets and debts.

Attorney Jeanne Caldwell McDowell has 19 years of experience in divorce law. We consider all aspects of your divorce case to develop the best possible solutions regarding:
-Preservation of separate property
-Child custody and visitation rights
-Child support
-Distribution of personal property, bank accounts, stocks and other assets
-Division of debts
-Sale or possession of the marital home
-Spousal support, maintenance or contractual alimony

Effective family law mediator:
Mediation gives you and your spouse the opportunity to negotiate a divorce settlement in a structured setting through an alternate dispute resolution process with a trained mediator. The mediation process fosters cooperation between partners and removes the unpredictability and uncertainty associated with litigation. Mediation often reduces the time and costs of divorce, and puts the decisions in your hands. Jeanne Caldwell McDowell, is also an experienced mediator who can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement, appropriate child support agreement and healthy child custody arrangement, even when it seems impossible.

Skilled family law litigator:
Sometimes litigation is necessary to reach a just and equitable resolution to your family's disputes. Through tactical trial strategies and professional courtroom presence, we successfully represent clients throughout the adversarial litigation process. We are prepared to handle the complex aspects of your divorce methodically to obtain the most favorable outcome.

Jeanne Caldwell McDowell

Jeanne Caldwell McDowell, Attorney at Law

Attorney at Law

Practice Areas:
-Family Law
-Child Support
-Child Custody
-Adoption Law

Texas, 1993

-South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1993
-Texas A & M University, B.A., 1983


Associations and memberships:
-Houston Bar Association
-State Bar of Texas (Member, Family Law Section)
-Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Biographical details:
Fellow: Texas Family Law Foundation Life Fellow


South Texas College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1993