Ruth Overton, Paralegal

Ruth Overton
Austin, TX

Phone: 512-472-4040
Fax: 512-472-4086

With over 25 years of legal experience, Ruth possesses a unique blend of knowledge across numerous fields of law with a focus on family law. Ruth is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Her legal career began in the District Attorney's Office where she helped create and set up the Criminal Intake Division and several years later she became the Victim/Witness Coordinator and worked with victims of violent crimes. Ruth relies on her own life experiences to help others through their family law situations, and she is truly an advocate for our clients. She is a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas and she is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists. Ruth is a volunteer with Art From the Streets and she volunteers with Volunteer Legal Services. Ruth and her husband, Jeff, have two teenage boys who keep them busy with football and lacrosse. In her free time, Ruth enjoys spending time with her family, painting, reading and she always has a camera in her hand.

Areas Of Practice:
Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties:
Family Law — Texas Board of Legal Specialization — 1996 & 2014

Professional Associations & Memberships:
Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas — 2012-2015
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists — 2014-2015

Wharton County Junior College
Richmond, TX

Past Employment Positions:
Law Office of Amy Gehm (Contract Employee) — 2014-2015
Noelke English Maples St. Leger Blair — 2013-2014

Pro Bono Activities:
Art From the Streets — 2014-2015
Volunteer Legal Services — 2014-2015