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Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson: Celebrating 25 years in Galveston County

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Posted: Friday, November 23, 2012 12:00 am

Helping Galveston County put the pieces back together for 25 years

On August 17, the attorneys and staff of the Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson celebrated their 25th anniversary.  Between the three attorneys at Susan Edmonson they have 63 years of experience in law. 

The law offices first opened in the summer of 1987 in Seabrook, and it was so successful that in 2005, they opened another location in Galveston.

Their longevity shows the dedication they have to providing Galveston County with many and various legal needs. They are here to pick up the pieces and put them back together with the least possible stress to you.

The firm handles Family Law, Estate planning, Probate, Criminal cases and also provides mediation services. With two locations, three attorneys and a helpful and knowledgeable support staff, the Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson is ready to continue helping you with all of your legal needs for another 25 years!

Divorce and Family Law

 The attorneys at the Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson have been dealing with divorce and other family law issues on a daily basis for many years, so although the experience is a major one for you, it is a process that our attorneys are very familiar and comfortable with. Susan M. Edmonson is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Family Law. Only 7,000 attorneys out of 70,000 have earned the right to be publicly recognized as Board Certified specialists in one of 21 select areas of law. With this kind of experience on your side, you can relax knowing that your case is in such capable hands!  

Estate Planning

Estate planning, although commonly overlooked, is not only important, but is also one of the most compassionate things you can do for your family and loved ones. Estate Planning can help protect your family and loved ones from the hardships, both financial and emotional, that can arise during an illness and after your death. The Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson can help you formulate an estate plan that will honor your last wishes and minimize the probate-related issues for your family. 


Probate is the legal process for transferring title to property after the death of the owner of the property. At The Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson the attorneys and staff are skilled at helping families through this difficult transition period and in assuring the proper transfer of assets with the minimum amount of fuss.

Real Estate Law Issues

The Law Offices of Susan M. Edmonson can represent you in matters of real estate law which include issues such as eminent domain, contract negotiations, representation at real estate closings and drafting deeds, notes and deeds of trust. Whether you need help in purchasing, selling or refinancing your home, defending against a foreclosure or dealing with a difficult tenant or landlord, the attorneys at our office can assist you. 


Susan Edmonson is a native Galvestonian and a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and South Texas College of Law. 

She offers over 25 years experience as a family law attorney and has an equal amount of experience in probate and estate planning. 

Rebecca Murphy is a graduate of Texas Tech and The Texas Tech Law School and has been licensed to practice law for over 25 years. She practices family law and criminal defense and is a certified mediator.

After owning her own practice for six years and working at UTMB for seven years, Rebecca joined the Edmonson firm in 2007.

Emily Gelman is located in the Seabrook office and is very skilled in the practice of family law. Emily graduated from the University of Houston School of Law.  

The Edmonson offices are located at 2501 65th Street, St. B in Galveston and 2833 Nasa Rd 1 in Seabrook. Visit www.susanedmonson.com for more information.