Sandra K. Vinyard Roberts graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1960. Sandra graduated Summa Cum Laude in her class from Baylor University in 1964. After a first career as a computer analyst working at Texas Instruments in Dallas, managing a computer company in North Carolina, and as a consultant to install Lufkin’s first computer system for the City of Lufkin’s Tax and Water Department, Sandra began law school at SMU in Dallas in 1978, with two young children in tow. Sandra graduated from SMU in 1980 and open her first office in Lufkin in May, 1981. Sandra was the first female attorney in an active private practice in the Lufkin area and the first attorney in the area to become board certified in family law in 1986 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Sandra has solely specialized in family law for over 35 years.
• Past Director Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
• Life fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
• Texas Super Lawyer, nine consecutive years (2004-2012) by Thomas Reuters