Emily E. Landeros has practiced family law since 2015, focusing on complex divorces, child custody litigation, modification actions, pre- and post-marital agreements, termination and adoption, and other family law matters.

Emily earned her J.D. with honors from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2015. During law school, she served as Managing Editor of the SMU Law Review Association and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Catharina Haynes of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. She also worked as a student attorney in the Child Advocacy Clinic, where she represented children as attorney and guardian ad litem in suits involving Child Protective Services.

Emily is an experienced attorney and litigator. She honed her trial advocacy skills while working for the Hays County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney, where she represented the Department of Family and Protective Services in cases involving abuse and neglect of children.

Today, Emily is involved in several professional organizations, including the Junior League of Austin, the Austin Young Lawyers Association, and the Travis County Women Lawyers Association.


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law – J.D., cum laude

  • SMU Law Review Association, Managing Editor

The University of Texas at Austin – B.A.


State Bar of Texas, 2015

Practice Areas

Family Law

Professional Activities & Associations

State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section, Member
State Bar of Texas – Child Protection Law Section, Member
Travis County Women Lawyers Association, Member
Austin Bar Association – Family Law Section, Member
Austin Young Lawyers Association, Member
Williamson County Bar Association, Member

Civic & Community Involvement

Junior League of Austin, Active Member, 2020-present
The University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band, Member, 2012-present