Catherine Stanley was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and grew up in Longview, Texas. After graduating from Christian Heritage School in 2011, she attended Texas A&M University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2015. Catherine worked in the Brazos County District Attorney’s Office and was a Curator in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University.
After graduation, Catherine attended Texas A&M University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude and was awarded her Juris Doctorate in 2018. Catherine was a University Scholarship recipient. During her tenure, Catherine was an editor for the Texas A&M University Property Journal from 2016 through 2017 and the Symposium Editor from 2017 through 2018. Catherine made the Dean’s List every semester from Fall of 2015 to Spring of 2018. Catherine was also a Texas A&M Law Fellow and Academic Support teaching assistant. During the summer of 2016, Catherine worked as an intern with the Office of Judicial Staff Counsel and Special Magistration in Tarrant County. During the summer of 2017, Catherine interned for Chief Justice Nathan Hecht at the Texas Supreme Court. Catherine started working at our firm during her third year of law school.
After graduating from law school, Catherine continued to work at our firm until taking the July 2018 Texas Bar Examination. Catherine passed the bar exam and was licensed to practice law in Texas on November 2nd, 2018. Shortly after taking the Texas Bar Examination, Catherine spent one year working as a Briefing Attorney for the Honorable John Bailey, Chief Justice of the Eleventh Court of Appeals of Texas. After this tenure with Chief Justice Bailey, Catherine accepted a position as an associate with our firm.
Areas of Practice:
Federal and State Criminal Litigation
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas