Bryan L. Abercrombie has extensive experience in domestic relations matters including trial, jury trial, appellate and collaborative law.
Bryan L. Abercrombie has been licensed to practice law for over 18 years and had handled a variety of legal matters during that time. This includes family, civil, probate and other cases. He has experience is all aspects of domestic relations matters including trial, jury trial, mediation, appellate and collaborative cases.
Bryan’s first job as an attorney out of law school was working for one of the most respected retired probate Judges in Dallas County. He cut his teeth on a variety of cases including family, civil and probate. He was also involved in business transactional work and litigation for a variety of business clients.
As he gained experience, he began to focus more on family law and cases involving families including divorce and custody matters, adoptions and probate matters. In 2008, he passed the Texas Board Certification exam in the area of family law. For the last 11 years, he has focused his practice in the area of family law.
For the past eleven years, Bryan worked for Cordell & Cordell, P.C. in Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston and the Woodlands. He successfully opened three offices for the firm and managed the startup of offices with attorneys in multiple states including Texas, California, New Mexico, Alabama and South Carolina. He was named a partner at the firm in 2014 and served as a litigation partner until 2019 when he and Mr. Sanchez began their practice. They felt they could better serve their clients and provide more personalized service in a smaller, less corporate setting.
“As your attorney, I know that a divorce or custody case is the most difficult and challenging problem in your life,” Mr. Abercrombie said. “I will treat your case as such and constantly strive to protect your rights, advise you of all your options and help you achieve a resolution to your case.”-Bryan Abercrombie
Licenses & Admissions
Mr. Abercrombie is licensed in Texas and Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Education & Experience
Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Texas at Arlington; Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University School of Law, where he was active in the Moot Court Honors Program.
While in law school, Mr. Abercrombie served as a Corporate Compliance Manager for Laidlaw Inc.
- American Bar Association
- College of the State Bar of Texas
- Tarrant, Dallas, Houston, Harris County and Montgomery County Bar Associations
- Dallas Area and Houston Area Young Lawyers Association
- Texas A&M Mentor Program
- Dallas Bar Association’s Legal Aid to Military Personnel Program.
Mr. Abercrombie was recognized from 2009-2011 as a Texas Rising Star in the area of family law by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.
Mr. Abercrombie appeared on Great Day Houston to discuss a pending lawsuit against NFL running back Arian Foster alleging Foster tried to strong-arm his mistress into aborting their unborn child.
He also appeared on Houston Real Estate Radio on KPRG AM 950 to discuss how real estate is treated in divorce situations and other types of family law.
For the full, two-part interview between Mr. Abercrombie and host Shannon Register, broker/owner of Register Real Estate Advisors, please watch the embedded videos below.
On a Personal Note
Bryan is married to his college sweetheart, Christy, and they have two children that were adopted through the foster care system. Bryan and his wife are both passionate about helping children who are less fortunate and come from less than ideal situations.
While living in Grand Prairie, they saw firsthand the needs in their local community through Christy’s volunteer work at Jonathan’s Place. It was during this time that they felt the calling to adopt. After 18 months or so, they brought home their son from Jonathan’s Place. After moving to Houston, they once again felt the calling to offer a home to a child in need. They brought home their daughter from the DePelchin Children Center in 2015. Both Bryan and his wife continue to pursue their passion of helping children in need. They find great joy in volunteering at the Love Fosters Hope Organization in Montgomery County.
Prior to moving to Montgomery County, Mr. Abercrombie volunteered at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He serves as the counsel for the House Corporation for Sigma Chi Fraternity at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Bryan and his wife are members of the Woodlands United Methodist Church and are active in their children’s activities including soccer and baseball.
Bryan is an avid reader, passionate cyclist, and enthusiast of American history. He has been an invited guest speaker at the Arlington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution on several occasions.