About

COMPASSION | INTEGRITY | RELIABILITY

The Approach

Erinakes Law is a dependable Texas family law firm dedicated to helping you resolve your legal matter. I will work closely with you to hone in on your goals and come up with a strategy to find the best outcome for you, your finances, and your children. I have experience in negotiation, mediation, and litigation to resolve your case and protect your rights at every step along the way. These skills will be important to get the result you want, especially when dealing with challenging co-parenting scenarios.

A Team in Your Corner

Erinakes Law is dedicated to understanding your goals and will be transparent every step of the way so you can understand what actions I can take on your behalf. I will work with you through every aspect of your case to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them. This is your story, and I have your back in telling it.

Standard of Excellence

Erinakes Law is committed to a standard of excellence and a compassionate approach with every client. All types of clients are welcome, including clients of modest means and all orientations. Conversation and collaboration are prominent tools I use to provide a swift and painless transition into the next chapter of your life. Let’s do this together.

Megan Erinakes, Attorney & Founder

Erinakes Law bears the name of Attorney & Founder Megan Erinkaes. A proud Texan, she provides skilled and compassionate legal counsel to Texas families. Megan’s strategic approach to your legal matter will provide you with results tailored to your goals and needs instead of just going through the motions to get any resolution.

She launched her own practice to remove the constraints of working with larger firms and zero in on relationship-based law practice. You are the number one priority and will receive personalized services every step of the way. You should never have to settle in life, especially when it comes to legal matters that impact your family.

Attorney Megan Erinakes obtained a law degree from the University of North Texas College of Law in Dallas, Texas, and is trained in dispute resolution, mediation, and collaborative law. Each of these fulfillments established the attorney as a well-rounded Texas divorce and family law attorney. You can learn more about her education and certifications below.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, 2019 

UNT Dallas College of Law 

Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Arts in Letters, 2016

University of Oklahoma 

Norman, OK

TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Basic Mediation Training, Dispute Resolution Services of North Texas, June 2020
  • Advanced Family Law Mediation Training, Dispute Resolution Services of North Texas, July 2020
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training, November 2020
  • Qualified for Dallas County Family Court Appointments
  • Notary Public, State of Texas, Commission Expires December 2023

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of Texas, 2019-Present
  • State Bar of Texas Family Law Section, 2019-Present
  • State Bar of Texas Women and the Law Section, 2019-Present
  • Texas Bar College, 2019-Present
  • Texas Pro Bono College, 2019-Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, 2019-Present
  • Dallas Bar Association Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering Inaugural Class, September 2019-September 2020
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL), 2016-Present
  • Dallas Women Lawyers’ Association (DWLA), 2016-Present
  • Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, 2018-Present
  • American Bar Association, 2018-Present
  • American Bar Association Family Law Group, 2020-Present
  • Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity Life Loyal Member, 2019-Present
  • University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, 2019-Present

PUBLICATIONS

Megan Erinakes, Obergefell v. Hodges: Parentage Issues Post-Obergefell, UNT Dallas L. Rev. Accessible Law (June 2019), https://accessiblelaw.untdallas.edu/obergefell-v-hodges-parentage-issues-post-obergefell

Megan Erinakes, Obergefell v. Hodges: Application of a New Civil Right UNT Dallas L. Rev. Accessible Law (April 2019), https://accessiblelaw.untdallas.edu/obergefell-v-hodges-application-new-civil-right

Megan Erinakes, Protective Orders: What Are They & How Can They Help Me?, UNT Dallas L. Rev. Accessible Law (Jan. 2019), https://accessiblelaw.untdallas.edu/protective-orders-what-are-they-how-can-they-help-meng, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of Letraset sheets

Megan Erinakes, What Happens to My Children When I Die?, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, Volume 47, Number 9 (September 2022).

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

“So You Want to Start a Law Firm?” Dallas Bar Association’s Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering Program Bootcamp, Speaker, Dallas, Texas, September 14th, 2021.  

“So You Want to Start a Law Firm?” Dallas Bar Association’s Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering Program Bootcamp, Speaker, Dallas, Texas, September 12th, 2022.