Address: 1010 Lamar, Suite 1520, houston, TX, 77002
Law Firm: Boswell Law Firm, PLLC
|First Year of Call|
|Areas of Practice||Family Law, Adoptions, Estate Planning, Probate, Criminal Law, Guardianship, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury|
|Description||Duana Boswell-Loechel grew up in Moore, Oklahoma and moved to League City, Texas her junior year of high school where she attended and graduated from Clear Creek High School. Duana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology and Marine Fisheries from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from University of Houston Clear Lake. After earning her BA, Duana took time off from school to start a family. When her twin daughters were a year old, she entered South Texas College of Law Houston, where she earned her JD in 2004. She started her own firm in 2005 in Galveston County, where her solo-practice focused on Probate, Family Law and Criminal Defense. After closing her solo firm in 2009 following Hurricane Ike, she worked for Lone Star Legal Aid until June 2017. She was the Litigation Director for family law and probate for Lone Star Legal Aid, and also represented clients in bankruptcy, Hague matters, landlord-tenant, public and subsidized housing, credit card defense, social security and public benefits, foreclosures, and appeals. Duana received a resolution from the Texas State Bar for pro bono work in 2009, and in 2015 Duana obtained her board certification in Family Law, and in 2016 was voted one of Houstonia magazine’s top 100 lawyers. Following many successful years at Lone Star Legal Aid, Duana then served as the Managing Attorney of the Houston/Clear Lake office for the Texas law firm Bailey & Galyen until December 2018. While at Bailey & Galyen, Duana predominantly focused on family law cases and practiced in all Brazoria, Galveston and Harris County Courts. In January 2019, Duana established the Boswell Law Firm to provide clients with the ultimate level of personalized focus and careful attention that each unique case deserves. Duana’s office is conveniently located in the heart of the central business district in downtown Houston. Additionally, Duana is an experienced, certified mediator in civil, probate, family and CPS cases. Honors and Awards Texas State Bar Resolution for Pro Bono representation, 2009 Appreciation Award from Galveston Bar Association, 2006-2014 Appreciation Award Galveston County Adoption Day Foundation, 2012 Houstonia Magazine’s Top 100 Attorneys, 2016 Certifications 40-hour Basic Mediation Training Certificate, 2003 30-hour Advanced Family Law Mediation Training Certificate, 2004 CPS Mediation Training Certificate, 2009 Open Meetings Certification, 2007 Board Certification in Family Law, 2015 Professional Training and Affiliations Member of the Texas Bar College Member of the Pro Bono College Galveston County Bar Association, Treasurer 2006-2008, 2009-2012, Director 2012-2014 Galveston County Bar Pro Bono Committee Chair 2008-2012 Galveston Family Bar Association, Secretary 2008-2010, Treasurer 2010-2014 Bay Area Bar Association, Secretary 2007-2009, President Elect 2009-2010, President 2010-Present League City Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, 2005-2010 Friends of League City Senior Citizens Foundation, Executive Director 2007-2010 Galveston County National Adoption Day Foundation, Director 2007-2010 2014-2016, President 2010-2014 Member Texas State Bar Committee for Legal Representation to the Poor in Criminal Matters, 2009-2015 Member Texas State Bar Unlicensed Practice of Law Subcommittee, 2009 Member Texas State Bar Appellate Law Section Legislative Liaison Committee, 2018-Present|
The Boswell Law Firm, PLLC was founded to provide clients in Houston and nearby communities with the personalized focus and careful attention that that their cases deserve. In practice for more than 15 years, our firm, led by our attorney Duana Boswell-Loechel aims to deliver skillful representation and attentive service to clients in the areas of family law, estate planning and criminal defense. Attorney Boswell has extensive experience successf…
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