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Brenda L. Colon

Senior Lead Litigator, Attorney

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Family Law & Divorce Attorney in Fort Worth

Attorney Brenda L. Colon

Brenda L. Colon is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico. After earning her B.A. in Criminology and Business Law from Miami University, Attorney Colon earned her M.A. in Criminal Justice from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico and obtained her J.D. from the Pontifical Catholic School of Law.

Attorney Colon acquired 15 years of valuable experience running her own private practice in Puerto Rico as a family law attorney where she represented clients in all aspects of litigation, including:

Attorney Colon also has experience as a real estate law attorney, where she assisted with the preparation of wills and inheritance estates. From 1995 to 1996, Brenda served as the Victim Witness Counsel to the State of Attorney in Miami, Florida. From 2000 to 2001, she served as an in-house clerk to a federal public defender in San Juan, Puerto.

In September 2017, Attorney Colon moved to Texas to work as an attorney for the federal government at the Small Business Administration, where she helped natural disaster victims. In addition, Brenda provided legal assistance in various areas of family law, including but not limited to divorce, child custody, protective orders, child support and enforcement proceeding, and complex cases involving domestic violence.

We’re fortunate to have Attorney Brenda Colon as part of our team at the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, where she focuses on family law. Her diverse academic and legal experience make her an invaluable asset to our firm.

Certified Legal Practice Areas

Family Law


  • Pontifical Catholic University | Ponce, Puerto Rico
    • J.D. – 2001
  • Inter-American University | San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • M.A. – 1998
  • University of Miami | Coral Gables, Florida
    • B.A. – 1995

Bar Admission

  • Texas | 2001

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • The American Bar Association
  • The American Trial Lawyer Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Puerto Rico Bar License
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Puerto Rico
  • Pro-Bono, Inc.
  • Voluntary Services of “Colegio de Abogados de P.R”

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese