A native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Tammy Simien Moon practices Family, Probate and Child Welfare Law. Having founded and managed The Simien Moon Law Firm P.C. and in practice for over 27 years, she focuses on all areas of the family, including custody and property issues associated with divorce, drafting and probating estate planning documents, probating heirship and administrations and custody issues in child welfare law cases. Tammy is board certified in the areas of Family Law and Child Welfare Law. She is a respected mediator for Family Law cases. Tammy is a founding member of The Houston Family Law Group, which is a family law mentoring group for African American Female Attorneys in the Houston and surrounding counties. Additionally, Tammy is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Tammy has held a number of top-ranking positions in the field of family law, as she has chaired the Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, and the Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Inn of Court. Tammy serves as a member of the Family Law Examination Committee for the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is also a member of the board of directors for the Family Law Section of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a member of the Texas Bar Foundation. Additionally, Tammy serves on the Council for the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section. While practicing law is her passion, she has also served as an adjunct professor for Domestic Relations at Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she attended law school and served as Articles Editor on Law Review. Tammy lectures frequently at continuing legal seminars sponsored by the State Bar of Texas. She is happily married to Leonard Moon and the proud mother of seven.
Tammy’s Practice Includes
Family, Probate and Child Welfare Law
University of Houston
BA, May 1993
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Family Law Mediation Certification, 1998
Membership and Affiliations
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Texas Family Law Council
State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
Texas Family Law Foundation
The Houston Family Law Group
The Texas Bar Foundation
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Board of Directors
Houston Bar Association (Secretary 2016-2018)
Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists (President 2017-2018)
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Domestic Relations (Adjunct Professor 2018)
Burta Rhoads Raborn Inns of Court (President 2018-2019)
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section (President 2021-2022)
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Texas Chapter (Treasurer 2022-Present)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Member
One of the Founders of The Houston Family Law Group, A group of Family Law attorneys mentoring younger attorneys
Recognitions and Awards
Board Certified, Family Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2010 – present
Board Certified, Child Welfare Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2019 – present
The Houston Family Law Group, Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award, 2018
Originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Happily married to Leonard Moon.
Mother of 3 biological children and “Other-Mother” to 2 children from my current marriage and 2 from my previous marriage. “Mimi” to 4 grandchildren.