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BURGOWER  |  RAINWATER
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WENDY BURGOWER
PARTNER | ATTORNEY

Wendy Burgower is a founding partner at Burgower and Rainwater and  is considered as one of the most respected family law attorneys in the state.

In 2015, Burgower was named by Texas Monthly as one of the top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Texas. She has been designated as a Super Lawyer by the publication every year since 2004 and was recently recognized as the Go To Lawyer along with Houston’s top 100 Super Lawyers. In 2015, Burgower received the prestigious David Gibson Professional Award.

Burgower is a member of a number of family law organizations and serves in various positions within those groups. She serves as the Large Section Liaison to the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas. Burgower is also a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a recent invitee of the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America. Burgower also serves as a trustee for the Texas Bar Foundation.

Burgower held a number of other top ranking positions including chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Chapter of the AAML, the Association of Women Attorneys, the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists and Burta Rhodes Raborn Family Inns of Court.

Burgower has also made  significant contributions to the family law profession by authoring dozens of publications.

Burgower is a Plan II graduate of the University of Texas and a native Houstonian. Burgower is Board-certified in the practice of Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

CHARLOTTE RAINWATER
PARTNER | ATTORNEY

Charlotte Rainwater joined the firm in 1995, became an associate in 1998 and was made partner in 2005. In that same year, Rainwater was named by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star. In 2009, the publication designated Rainwater as its Top Young Super Lawyer, and has recognized Rainwater as a Super Lawyer for the last five years.

Rainwater is a member of a number of state and local family law organizations. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section), Texas Association of Family Law Specialists, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists and the Texas Family Law Foundation. Rainwater is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Ms. Rainwater previously served on the Board of Directors of the Houston Bar Association Family Law Section.

Rainwater has a long list of contributions to the family law profession which includes authoring and co-authoring a long list of family law publications. She's also been a guest speaker and lecturer for the State Bar of Texas and South Texas College of Law.

Rainwater attended Sam Houston State University. After graduating, she became a teacher before deciding to go back to school to earn a law degree from South South Texas College of Law. She was admitted to the Bar in 1998. Her practice is devoted solely to the Family Law arena where she is called upon to handle child custody issues, divorces, modifications, adoptions, and an array of family law litigation issues.

CHARLOTTE RAINWATER
PARTNER | ATTORNEY

Charlotte Rainwater joined the firm in 1995, became an associate in 1998 and was made partner in 2005. In that same year, Rainwater was named by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star. In 2009, the publication designated Rainwater as its Top Young Super Lawyer, and has recognized Rainwater as a Super Lawyer for the last five years.

Rainwater is a member of a number of state and local family law organizations. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section), Texas Association of Family Law Specialists, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists and the Texas Family Law Foundation. Rainwater is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Ms. Rainwater previously served on the Board of Directors of the Houston Bar Association Family Law Section.

Rainwater has a long list of contributions to the family law profession which includes authoring and co-authoring a long list of family law publications. She's also been a guest speaker and lecturer for the State Bar of Texas and South Texas College of Law.

Rainwater attended Sam Houston State University. After graduating, she became a teacher before deciding to go back to school to earn a law degree from South South Texas College of Law. She was admitted to the Bar in 1998. Her practice is devoted solely to the Family Law arena where she is called upon to handle child custody issues, divorces, modifications, adoptions, and an array of family law litigation issues.  

SARA VALENTINE
ATTORNEY

Sara Valentine joined Burgower and Rainwater as a law clerk in 2006 and became an associate attorney a year later. Half a decade later, Valentine is now considered Houston's top Rising Star Super Lawyers.

Valentine has held a number of positions within state and local family law organizations. She's currently a council member of the State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section and a former board member of the Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section (2010-2015).

Valentine continues to contribute to the family law profession through publishing articles and presenting at various state and local family law conferences. Valentine is also committed to pro bono work.

A native Texan, Valentine earned her B.B.A. in finance in the Business Honors program at UT Austin. She immediately moved to Houston to attend South Texas College of Law. Valentine was the first recipient of the Pamela E. George Family Law Award given by South Texas College of Law.

Valentine is dedicated exclusively to family law and is board certified by the Board of Legal Specializations.

Valentine is married and has two young children with her husband Glenn.

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