About Us

The Roberts Law Firm focuses their practice solely on family law. The firm has helped families through difficult times for over 35 years. Their practice serves clients in all East Texas counties, including– Angelina, Nacogdoches, Polk, Shelby, San Augustine, Houston, Sabine, Cherokee and Trinity counties.  Sandra K. Roberts and Leigh K. Roberts are knowledgeable of the courts that serve the surrounding communities and are familiar with their procedures and practices. The staff provides each case with the individual attention needed for a successful outcome and is dedicated to making the client feel comfortable about the process throughout their case. The Roberts Law Firm is here to assist you in all your family law needs.

Our Staff

Sandra K. Roberts, ATTORNEY

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

Leigh K. Roberts, ATTORNEY

Leigh K. Roberts graduated from Lufkin High School in 1993 and from Baylor University in 1997. Leigh briefly pursued working in international politics in Washington D.C. but soon decided to pursue a law degree and began law school at Baylor in 1999. Leigh graduated from Baylor Law School in 2001 and returned home to Lufkin to join her mother’s law firm that same year. Leigh has specialized in family law for over 15 years.

Jo Grimes, EXECUTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANT

Jo Grimes is a graduate of Colmesneil High School and has a business degree from Pineywoods Business College. Jo has been employed by Sandra K. Roberts since Sandra opened her office on May,1981! Sandra and Jo have been working together for over 30years. Jo helped the office progress from a manual typewriter and carbon paper to the computers and e-filing that is in our office today. No one on the staff has seen or known more about the office than Jo and she hopes to continue helping Sandra, our staffs, and our clients for many years to come.

Paula Bullington, BOARD CERTIFIED PARALEGAL

Paula Bullington, Paralegal, has been board certified in the area of family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Paralegal Division since 1996. Before joining the firm, Paula worked in the Houston area at the same family law firm for 28 years. Paula is a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas and is a graduate of Santa Fe High School. Paula has four children and seven grandchildren. In her off time, Paula enjoys spending time with her family, sports, and quite life at her lake house.

Elizabeth “Liz” Henson, PARALEGAL

Elizabeth “Liz” Henson graduated from Nacogdoches High School in 2005. She has worked for the Roberts Law Firm for 8 years. Through the years, she found a passion for the legal field, and pursued her education at Angelina College where she received her Associates Decree in Applied Science/Paralegal in 2014. Liz is a member of the Paralegal Advisory Committee for Angelina College and a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas. Liz has lived in the East Texas area for almost all of her life. Liz has been married to her husband, Chris Henson, for 9 years and together they have their 8 year old son, Tyler Henson. Elizabeth is also fluent in Spanish. Liz is very sweet, kind, driven and is always looking for a way to help our clients. Liz particularly enjoys helping our Spanish speaking community who do not always have the ability to discuss their family law issues with a knowledgeable Spanish speaking paralegal. Our firm is fortunate to have Liz as part of our staff.

Katie McClure, LEGAL ASSISTANT

Katie McClure graduated from High School in The Woodlands, Texas. Katie has always known she belonged in the legal field and began her journey just out of high school as a file clerk and quickly became a legal assistant.   Katie began working to further her legal education by becoming a Certified Legal Assistant through the National Association of Legal Secretaries in 2008.  In 2013, Katie left her hometown and moved to Lufkin to follow her husband’s career in the Marine Corps and joined our firm. During the first year in Lufkin, Katie, her husband, and their daughter decided to make it their permanent home. Now Katie’s husband is a Police Officer for Lufkin Police Department and Katie plans to further her career, specializing in Family Law, in the future. We are very fortunate to have Katie as a part of our staff. Her sense of humor brightens the day of everyone in our office on a daily basis

Brooklyn “Brooke” Tarkington, OFFICE ASSISTANT

Brooklyn “Brooke” Tarkington graduated from Huntington High School in 2009. Brooke joined the Roberts Law Firm just a year ago. Brooke is currently the firm’s filing clerk and handles all the E- filing for the firm. Brooke has enjoyed her work and helping clients to such an extent that in the short time she has been with the firm, she has decided to pursue the legal field as her career and is currently attending Angelina College where she plans to obtain her Associates Degree in Applied Science/Paralegal. Brooke is married and is an enthusiastic baseball mom to her 7 year old son and a devoted “pet mom” to her 3 year old pit bull. Brooke has an uplifting and positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Contact US

  • 936.632.7731

  • 936.632.7745

  • info@sandrakrobertslaw.com

  • 3900 S. Medford Dr.
    Lufkin, TX – 75901