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Attorney Dan Kirby graduated and received a J.D. degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 1991. He has been serving families in and around the areas of Houston and Harris County, Texas for 25 years. The attorney first began his career at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1981, setting an early stage for the educational and professional work he would go on to accomplish in the more than three decades following his graduation from the university. He majored in chemistry and was employed by the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory Division as a forensic chemist. There, he testified for state and federal prosecutors in criminal matters. This experience gives Mr. Kirby an advantage in understanding scientific evidence which may be very useful in family law litigation.

When he first began his legal career, clients of Mr. Kirby benefited from his fresh take on the practice of family law. Now, they also benefit from the years of experience he has invested in the field and the knowledge he has gained from it. A proud member of the American Bar Association, Mr. Kirby was selected by vote as one of the “Top Family Lawyers in Houston” by H-Texas Magazine on three separate occasions.

Whether you are considering divorce, separation from your significant other, child custody, visitation or other family law matter; you can turn to the Law Office of Dan Kirby for the professional assistance you need to successfully complete the process. More than two decades ago, Mr. Kirby began his legal career as a professional family law attorney in Houston, Texas. To this day, he continues his practice and hundreds of clients have benefited from the services he has to offer.

You too could benefit from Attorney Dan Kirby’s legal skills and experience. All you have to do is call the office today for a free consultation. Mr. Kirby will speak with you personally about your case. Divorces start at only $500 plus filing fees and credit cards are accepted. Your family law matter deserves to be handled by a professional with experience and a respected reputation. You are encouraged to contact the firm today for confidential legal assistance that will be handled with the discretion and care that your case deserves.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Family Law
  • 20% Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2012


  • Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. cum laude – 1991
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas
    • B.S. – 1981
    • Major: Chemistry

Honors and Awards

  • "10 Best" Family Law Attorneys, Client Satisfaction 2016 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™
  • Top Family Lawyers in Houston by H-Texas Magazine, 2009 – 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™, 2016 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1992 – Present
  • Texas Association of Mediators, Member, 2009 – Present
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1992 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Micro Forensics and Investigations, Chemist-Toxicologist, 1986 – 1989
  • Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory, Supervising Chemist-Toxicologist, 1981 – 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Association, 1995 – Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Expert testimony as chemist-toxicologist in alcohol related matters
  • Intranet and online database formulation for attorneys and other professionals