Wilfried P. Schmitz & Associates, P.C.
Practicing Family Law in Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend,
Brazoria and Liberty counties in Texas since 1984

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Wilfried P. Schmitz
  • Attorney
Houston, TX



(281) 486-2041


Wilfried P. Schmitz is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and received this certification in 2000. He has practiced law for over 30 years after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Schmitz is a fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas and a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists and Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists.

He is licensed to practice law in all State Courts in Texas, the Southern and Northern United States Federal Districts Courts in Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit in New Orleans. His law firm serves Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend, Brazoria and Liberty counties.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law 100%

Litigation Percentage

     100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Major: Environmental Science

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, College of the State Bar of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1984 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1984 to Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member, 1993 to Present
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Member, 2000 to Present
  • Texas Family Law Foundation, Member, 2000 to Present