Former District Judge Vicki Pinak

Experienced Fort Bend Divorce and Family Lawyer

At The Pinak Law Firm, PLLC, Judge Pinak’s combined experience as a litigator, mediator, arbitrator and District Judge is dedicated to the emotional and legal well-being of every client.

As Fort Bend County’s first female District Court Judge, Vicki Pinak has insight into how a client’s case may be perceived from the bench.

Vicki Pinak was appointed to the Fort Bend County District Court bench. The appointment was based upon her years of experience, ethical reputation and accomplishments.

Vicki Pinak graduated from the University of Houston in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree. While she was obtaining her undergraduate degree, she was involved in the development and implementation of the first infant stimulation program through Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority. This program expanded and provided services to thousands of children with learning disabilities.

Prior to law school, she also worked with MD Anderson Hospital and was involved in cancer research protocols to aid in the development of chemotherapy drugs for patients diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease.

After Vicki Pinak completed her undergraduate degree, she obtained a law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law and began her legal career with the legendary attorney, Tom Alexander. While working with Tom Alexander she handled extremely complex litigation matters for celebrities like Mickey Gilley, Bob McNair and major corporations. She was regularly in federal courts and state courts handling hearings and trials.

Vicki Pinak has been married to her husband for 25 years, and they have a son who is in middle school. She moved to Quail Valley in Fort Bend County in 1972.

Judge Pinak uses her insight to her clients’ advantage and will advocate for her clients forcefully in the courtroom. With additional experience as a mediator and arbitrator, she knows what is needed to finalize a successful resolution for legal matters.

Representing Residents In Fort Bend

Sugar Land, TXMissouri City, TXRosenberg, TXRichmond, TXKaty, TX and Stafford, TX

Contact An Experienced Fort Bend County Divorce and Family Lawyer

Located in the Fort Bend County area our law office is open during weekly business hours and on Saturday by appointment only. We can be contacted at 281-240-2355 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Litigation
  • Mediator
  • Arbitrator

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1991

Education

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. – 1990
  • Arbitration Awards
  • Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards
  • Training-Fundamentals of Arbitration Process
  • The National Mediation Academy, Inc.
  • Arbitration Training
  • A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute, Mediation Training
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.S. – 1984
    • Major: Biology

Published Works

  • Mediation Instead of Litigation, Fort Bend Business Journal Handbook
  • Freedom from Self-Destruction Keeping Yourself Out of the Courtroom, Fort Bend Business Journal
  • and Others

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Fort Bend Bar Association
  • Judicial section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of Fort Bend Lawyer’s Care
  • Construction Arbitrator Panel Member for American Arbitration Association
  • Employment Arbitrator Panel Member for American Arbitration Association
  • Commercial Arbitrator Panel Member for American Arbitration Association
  • Approved Mediator for the United States Southern District Court of Texas
  • Texas Senate Health Care Advisor Committee, Past Member
  • Appellate Publication Committee Houston Bar Association, Past Member
  • State Bar College, Past Member
  • Justice Committee Houston Bar Association, Past Member
  • Judicial Liaison Fort Bend Bar Association, Past Member