Loren A. Canales

Associate

CONTACT
Phone: 713-735-8569
Fax: 713-351-4569
Email: lcanales@schlangersilver.com

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PRACTICE AREAS
Family Law

 

Profile

A native Houstonian, Loren earned her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin in December 2012.  After graduating, Loren attended South Texas College of Law while also working for a small family law firm in Pearland, Texas.  During law school, Loren gained practice-ready skills in both the Family Law Advanced Clinic and Domestic Violence Clinic.

Loren is a second-generation family law attorney and grew up wanting to help people navigate what is often the most difficult time of their lives. In practice, Loren is a compassionate listener and strategic advocate for her clients. Understanding that every case is unique, Loren works closely with her clients to efficiently achieve an outcome that most favorably addresses each client’s specific needs.

After being admitted to practice law in November 2016, Loren began her legal career at Burgower Law, LLP in January 2017 and remained there until joining Schlanger Silver LLP in January 2020. Loren handles a variety of family law matters including adoptions, divorces, child custody disputes, enforcements, marital agreements, and modification actions.

Loren’s Practice Includes

  • Divorce Litigation
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Enforcement Actions
  • Modification Actions
  • Marital Agreements
  • Paternity Actions
  • Adoptions

Education

University of Texas at Austin
B.A. – Philosophy, 2012

South Texas College of Law – Houston
J.D., 2016

Membership and Affiliations

State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section)
Houston Bar Association (Family Law Section)
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
Burta Roads Raborn Family Law Inns of Court
Texas Bar College

Community Involvement

LegalLines – Family Law Specialist Volunteer
Houston Volunteer Lawyers – Intake Volunteer
Adopt-An-Angel – Committee Member (2017 – Present)

Recognitions and Awards

Class of 2019 Fellow – Houston Young Lawyers Foundation

Publications and Speeches

The Ethics of Drafting An Honest Document
Advanced Family Law Drafting (2017), Author

Procedural Tips & Traps
Family Law Essentials Seminar (2017), Presenter

Let the Chip Fall Where It May: Child, Medical, and Dental Support Obligations as Health Insurance Faces the Ax
Marriage Dissolution Institute (2018), Co-Author with Sara S. Valentine

Winning the Sam Emison Award: From the Eyes of Last Year’s Winner
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists Newsletter-Family Law Forum (2018), Author

OMG, So Mad @ the Ex! #DIVORCE 2018: Dealing With Social Media and Your Divorce
Family Law Essentials Seminar (2019), Presenter

Personal

Outside of the courtroom, Loren enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.