Who We Are

Suzanne Schwab-Radcliffe

Suzanne Schwab-RadcliffeAttorney
Former Associate Family Judge - 17 years

Suzanne Radcliffe is an attorney with decades of experience in family law, helping clients through divorce, custody, and child support issues, as well as adoption and paternity cases. She also does Probate law, helping clients with wills, living wills, medical power of attorney and probating wills in Court. Suzanne is most proud of her work in helping children in abuse and divorce cases and the recognition she has received for doing this work.


St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas J.D. - 1991
Texas Christian University B.A. - 1988
Chief, Family Law Division, Galveston County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney
Former Associate Judge, 306th District Court, Galveston Co. 1997-2013
Private Practice- 2006-present


Recognition for Outstanding Service to Children of Texas
Galveston County Citizen of the Year
Phi Delta Phi. Recipient: Outstanding Service Award, Victims of Family Violence, 1993, awarded by Galveston County Resource & Crisis Center
Outstanding Young Lawyer's Award, Galveston County, 1994-1995, awarded by Galveston County Bar Association
Lecturer: Protective Orders & Family Violence, Galveston County Law Enforcement Agencies, 1994-
Galveston County Family Ad Litem Seminar, 1995; Protective Orders, Galveston County Bar Association, 1995
Family Violence Conference, Texas Council, 1995
Family Violence, Area Health Education Center Conference, 1995-1997
Legal Mandates in the Court Systems for Children, CASA Program, Galveston County, 1995-1996
Associate Judge, 306th District Court, Galveston County
Assistant District Attorney, Chief, Family Law Division, Galveston County District Attorney's Office, 1992-1997
Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, Victims of Family Violence


Janie Ruiz

Janie RuizCertified Paralegal

Se habla español


Center for Advanced Legal Studies 2009, A.A.S.
Microcomputer Technology Institute 1994
Houston Community College South East 1993


2014 Paralegal C.R.P.
2014 National Federation of Paralegal Association
2009 Paralegal Division State Bar of Texas
2008 Legal Secretaries of Galveston County Association
2008 Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals
2001 Workforce Solution
2000 Certified Evacuation Training in High-Rise Buildings & Hotels
1992 to Present State of Texas Commissioned Notary Public Memberships