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Sherry D. Tavel


Sherry D Tavel has been licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas since 1989. She is board certified in Residential Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization with the State Bar of Texas. She has worked for the Texas Attorney General in the Child Support Division as Managing Attorney. Sherry has owned and managed Chicago Title Company in Deer Park, Texas. She was appointed as the first female for the City of Pasadena as a Municipal Judge, and is currently the Presiding Municipal Judge at Roman Forest, Texas.

Sherry D Tavel has also served as the Fore-person of the Grand Jury in Montgomery, Texas in 2010. She taught law courses at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas for more than 24 years part-time, as well as serving on several educational committees at the college.


  • South Texas College of Law: Houston, Texas; Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1987
  • U of H Clear Lake; Houston, Texas; Bachelor of Science in Jurisprudence
  • San Jacinto College, Pasadena Texas
  • Associate of Art in Business - 1978
  • Mediation Training
  • AA White Dispute Resolution Institute
  • Advanced Mediation Training in Divorce and Child Custody
  • University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, Texas Basic mediation training course
  • Board Certified Residential Real Estate, by the Board of Legal Specialization
  • State Bar of Texas Mediation - Basic and Family Law


  • Owner and Closing Attorney of Chicago Title Company, Deer Park, Texas
  • Former Managing Attorney - Office of the Texas Attorney General
  • Municipal Judge-City of Roman Forest, Former Municipal Judge for the City of
  • Pasadena (First female appointed in Pasadena)
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Texas (since 1989) by the Supreme Court of Texas,
  • and in the Federal Court - Southern District of Texas from May of 1989 to present - The Supreme Court of the United States

Organizations and Affiliations

  • License, Supreme Court of Texas, 1989, License No. 19681250.
  • Board Certified, Residential Real Estate, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Texas, 1995.
  • Mediation Basic, University of Houston, Houston, Texas , 1988. Mediation and problem solving skills
  • Advanced Mediation, AA White Dispute Resolution Center, Houston, TX, 2000.
  • Southern District of Texas, Federal Court, Houston, Texas, 1988.
  • Texas Real Estate Broker’s License #245257
  • Membership in Houston, Texas, Montgomery County, and American Bar Association
  • Supreme Court, United States of America, Washington, D.C., 2001.
  • Founder, Legal Studies Association, University of Houston, Clear Lake
  • Pasadena Bar Association since 1990 Position held - Vice President, Secretary, Bd of Directors
  • Former Director, Porter SUD, Porter, Texas, 2007 to 2008. Continued support to Utility District
  • management and legal direction; Decision making and communication with outside counsel;
  • Committee to implement promotion and raise structure. Extensive knowledge of water rights, contracts, Lone Star Water District. 2007 to 2013.
  • Former Treasurer, East Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, New Caney, Texas, Effective management, technical, and supervisory skills. Work well as a team member or independently. Developed and implemented improved policies and procedures, resulting in improved efficiency and productivity. Served on Committees for various projects. 2008 to 2010
  • Vice Chair and Former Director/Secretary/Treasurer, Municipal Judge Section, Implemented policies and procedures. Public speaking and presentation experience. Work well with the other judges to implement procedures to strengthen and retain membership. 2001 to 2004, and 2008 to Present
  • Advisory Committee Representative/Precinct Four/Montgomery County Community Development Board Member, East Montgomery County Concerned Citizens

Contact Sherry at (281) 377-1348 to discuss your case.


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