Meet Your Legal Team
When you work with our firm, you will see that we are committed to tenaciously
representing clients in every scope of the Texas court system. We believe
the cornerstone of our success is the trust we are able to build with
clients, while still maintaining the highest caliber of legal services.
We acknowledge that each client has individual needs, which is why we
provide personalized representation. Our founding lawyer strives to honor
the objectives and desires of each case he takes on. The legal team at
our firm is dedicated to carefully listening and effectively communicating
with our clients during each level of their case.
Attorney / Mediator
Born in Denver, Colorado, and raised here in the Houston area, Bryan has
always had the inclination to be someone who can help others and he always
put forth all efforts in everything he has set out to do. Coming from
a Real Estate background, Bryan felt he his real passion was helping families
and through practicing family law, he does just that. Bryan is a member
the Texas Bar College, which is an honor that is bestowed on less than
10% of lawyers in the state of Texas. This honorary society is devoted
to pursuing the greatest amount of legal knowledge through actively furthering
their education. Bryan’s desire is to better represent his clients
with a deeper understanding of the law. As Partner Attorney, Bryan makes
sure every Associate Attorney is actively involved in each individual
case to ensure conscientious work and attentiveness. When Bryan is away
from the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Camille, family,
Legal Assistant/ Client Liaison
David was born and raised in Huffman, Texas. A true Texan fan! At the same
time, very proud of his Greek heritage. He has the perfect blend to know
when to have fun and when to be focused. Though he worked his way up into
management in the steel plant field in Houston, his main focus was on
the safety of his employees. He was the voice of his team and took this
very seriously. This skill helped him understand what his passion was-
to help and be the voice of those that need it.
David is truly grateful to be given the opportunity to work as a Legal
Assistant/ Paralegal in training for the Law Office of Bryan Fagan. He
is pursuing the paralegal certificate from University of Texas in Austin
and has already obtained his certification of negotiations from Bakers
Communication to help him pursue this passion. On his off days, David
loves to spend time with his family and friends. Especially where he can
show off his barbequing skills on the grill!
Cecilia Charlton is a military brat. However, she’s spent most of
her life in Houston, Texas. She attended Sam Houston State University.
There, she earned her Bachelors of Science in Political Science in 2008.
Soon after receiving her undergraduate degree, in 2011, Cecilia earned
a Masters of Public Administration from the Barbara Jordan- Mickey Leland
School of Public Affairs.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2016.
She was accepted to the Texas State Bar upon graduating from law school.
While in law school, she served as a student attorney for the Thurgood
Marshall Family Law Clinic. Cecilia’s interest in family law derived
prior to her attending law school when she worked for the Texas Department
of Children Protective Services. In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys shopping,
traveling and event-planning.
Director of Marketing and Client Relations
Mediator / Arbitrator
Raised in California, Brittney came back to the great state of Texas! Brittney
understands a majority of individuals who are seeking legal services are
visiting a very unfamiliar area, therefore, she enjoys being able to minimize
the confusion, help address how our firm can assist them and go over the
process-step by step. Understanding that family law issues are very personal,
she is fully dedicated to making sure potential new clients are confident
prior to making their decision to retain our firm. She has earned certificates
from BarnHam Graduate School and Seminary for Mediation, Arbitration,
and Advanced Family Law, and coursework in Paralegal Studies at Lonestar-
North Harris. Brittney is extremely proud to work for a firm so dedicated
to our clients and knows our firm offers special standards that other
law firms do not. On a personal note, Brittney is a sports enthusiast
(Go Packers!). She loves the outdoors, the beach, travelling, and going
on amazing adventures with her kids!
Paralegal / Office Manager
Mollie was born and raised right here in Houston, Texas! You can always
recognize Mollie by her upbeat personality and love for making people
feel welcomed. She has been a significant catalyst in the growth of this
law firm for the past 4 years and absolutely loves what she does! Mollie’s
past education includes accounting and finance at Houston Community College
and University of Houston. She also has 16 years of experience in Office
Management and Accounting. While always putting in 100% at the Law Office
of Bryan Fagan, she is also taking coursework at Rice University. Mollie
loves interacting with the clients and you can always count on her to
be a helpful link should you have any questions. Outside of work and school,
Mollie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, soaking up the
sun at the beach, or skiing in the mountains!
Paralegal / Client Liaison
Paola was born in Mexico City and moved to Houston at the young age of
3. Paola earned an Associate’s of Arts at Lonestar College- University
Park and is at the tail end of the Paralegal program at Lonestar- North
Harris, in addition to attending University of Houston-North West. Paola
is a driven individual with an outstanding work ethic. She does not like
to leave the building with work left unfinished! She has an immeasurable
passion for serving others and is an incredible team player. Her drafting
experience, administrative skills, and great customer service make her
a wonderful asset to our firm! When away from the office you can find
Paola spending time with her family, playing with her daughter, Giana,
and travelling to historical sites around the United States. She is an
active member in her community and volunteers the first chance she gets.
You’ll most likely run into her at your local fundraiser event!
Courtney Blair Porter
Originally from North Carolina, Courtney is a May 2016 graduate of Texas
Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Before achieving
her Juris Doctorate, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of
Arts in Political Science, from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Courtney served as the Business Editor of the Thurgood Marshall School
of Law, Law Journal on Gender, Race and Justice and also as a student
attorney for the Immigration Clinic. Courtney’s passion for advocating
for others along with dedication to her clients makes her an asset to
the office. In her free time Courtney enjoys traveling and spending time
with her family and friends.
Legal Assistant / Client Liason
Sam was raised in Elgin, Texas. He attends Sam Houston State University
majoring in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies. While he
makes an incredible Legal Assistant, he aspires to be a family law attorney.
What Sam enjoys most about his position here at the firm, is being able
to help clients and make their situation a little easier. If he doesn’t
have the answer for you, he’ll find the answer immediately! He loves
to spend his extra time with his family, his pup Sarabi, and hanging out
in the country.
Kimberly Player Washington
Attorney / Mediator
Originally from Louisiana, Kimberly graduated Cum Laude from Thurgood Marshall
School of Law. Before achieving her Juris Doctor Degree, she graduated
with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude at Southern
University, gaining the title of Student Marshall and the highest ranking
graduate. Kimberly was accepted to the Texas State Bar in 2008. She is
dedicated to helping her clients through the difficult time of divorce
and/ or custody disputes and it is her goal to make this process a bit
easier for them by letting them know their case is in the rights hands.
When Kimberly is not busy at work she enjoys traveling around the globe
and cooking for her family.
Tina was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She received her Paralegal
Certificate in 2007 and has been a Family Law Paralegal since. Tina also
obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Business Management in 2013, and
has been the Senior Paralegal at her previous firms. Tina has always wanted
to work in a field revolving around Custody and Divorce cases since she
was young and pursued her career as a Family Law Paralegal soon after
graduating High School. She has a passion for advocating for what is right,
just and fair. She provides exceptional support for her attorneys by drafting
documents diligently and collecting the correct information needed for
your case. When Tina isn't working, she enjoys music, road trips and
spending time with her daughter.
Lead Intake Specialist & Legal Assistant
A native and lifelong Houstonian, Will is a 2009 graduate of Trinity University
in San Antonio and a 2016 graduate of the Rice University Paralegal Certificate
program. Before coming on board at The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, Will
spent his twenties in the world of sports radio - but eventually it was
time to get a real job! Will's mother was a family court judge here
in Harris County for many years, so he decided to follow in her footsteps.
Will spends his free time with family, traveling, and watching the Astros
downtown at Minute Maid Park
Chris M. Ervin
Chris M. Ervin is a graduate of South Texas College of Law.
For more than a decade, Chris has been advising Texans in the areas of
family law, probate, criminal law, civil litigation and real estate.
Chris has represented clients in various family law matters, including
contested and uncontested divorce, child support, child support modifications,
child support enforcements, child custody and adoptions. He has conducted
numerous criminal bench and jury trials to verdict, including all degree
of misdemeanor and felonies, facilitated countless real estate transactions,
conducted judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, landlord and post-foreclosure
eviction proceedings, trespass to try title suits, filed claims on behalf
of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, probated estates ranging from
very simple to highly complex, and issued title opinions. Chris has represented
both Plaintiffs and Defendants in civil litigation, including breach of
contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and creditor/debtor suits.
Chris is a native Houstonian, and earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance
from the University of Houston in 2000. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence
from South Texas College of Law in 2003. Chris is married and has two
children, Marshall and Sophie.
Chad was born in Henderson, Kentucky and raised right here in Houston,
Texas. Formerly working in education, he understands the importance of
educating the client on the law and striving to make them understand their
rights to the fullest extent possible. Chad is passionate about doing
an A+ job and that is what he strives to do day in and day out. Chad scored
well on the Texas Bar Exam and graduated near the top of his law school
class. Chad seeks to be a first-rate attorney by expanding his legal knowledge
as much as possible through continuing education, further, he intends
on translating that knowledge into positive results for clients. In his
free time, Chad enjoys riding his motorcycle, spending time with his wife
and kids, and going out to eat.
Originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona, Alicia is a May 2015 graduate of
The University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill, NC. During
her law school studies, Alicia was a member of the Julius L. Chambers
Civil Rights Appellate Advocacy Team. She also served as a student attorney
in the UNC Law Civil and Immigration Clinics. She became a member of the
Texas Bar in November 2015.
Before achieving her Juris Doctor degree, Alicia graduated Magna Cum Laude
with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Pre-Law minor from The University
of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. Alicia played softball for the Arizona Wildcats
during her undergraduate studies, and was a proud student-athlete. She
also enjoyed volunteering in the community and served as a Big Sister
with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tucson.
Before joining the firm, Alicia worked as an immigration and family law
attorney in Houston, Texas. Her primary focus during her employment as
an immigration attorney was helping undocumented victims of violent crimes
obtain lawful status in the United States. Alicia was drawn to family
law because of her passion for helping others resolve disputes. Her primary
goal is to help her clients understand the legal process associated with
their case, ease any anxiety they might be experiencing, and ultimately
obtain favorable results.
When Alicia is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her
family, watching her husband’s football team compete, and staying active.