Dallas Divorce Attorney
Michelle May O'Neil: Shareholder at Godwin Lewis, PC
Michelle May O'Neil is dedicated to providing knowledgeable and caring divorce service to
clients in Texas. She is recognized by her clients for her compassionate
approach, but is also known by her legal peers for her willingness to
engage in hard-hitting litigation, defense of clients' rights, and
fighting for the best possible outcome in every case. She has been described
as possessing a "lethal combination of sweet and salty." In
the words of one judge, she "cannot be out-gunned, out-briefed, or
Ms. O'Neil has recently become a part of the team at Godwin Lewis,
PC, where she is also a shareholder. Attorney O'Neil will continue
to provide her clients with the outstanding family law counsel they deserve
in this new setting. If you are looking for a lawyer who will work closely
with you throughout the process and do everything possible to achieve
an outcome that favors your interests, choose Attorney Michelle May O'Neil.
What Makes Us Special
- We keep in regular contact with our clients.
- We keep our clients well informed of the status of their case at all times.
- We perform all legal research necessary on a case.
- We gather all necessary documents and records on any given case.
- We put together a team of professionals to move your case forward.
- We have some of the best negotiators and we will try to settle our cases
without going to trial.
- We keep our clients informed of any and all settlement offers that arise,
when they arise.
- Our clients are the only ones who decide their settlements.
- We conduct depositions of key parties and witnesses when necessary.
- We stay by our clients' sides through all hearings and the final trial
if it gets to that point.
- We consult with you and make sure you are well prepared for trial.
What Sets Michelle May O'Neil Apart
When you hire Michelle May O'Neil for your
child custody dispute,
post-decree modification, or other type of
family law case, you will be working with an attorney who is licensed to practice
by the State Bar of Texas and has the ability to take your case as far
as the United States Supreme Court if necessary.
Michelle May O'Neil is board certified in family law by The Texas Board
of Legal Specialization. There are more than 70,000 attorneys in the state of Texas, but only
725 attorneys have met the stringent qualifications to be board certified
in family law. Only board-certified attorneys are legally permitted to
represent themselves as being specialists and they are required to meet
high standards of commitment to excellence in practice.
In addition to board certification, Attorney O'Neil has been
featured in the
Texas Super Lawyers
® editions for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
® list is assembled based on an extensive process of peer reviews and nominations
and includes no more than 5% of lawyers throughout the state. Attorney
O'Neil has also earned a
10.0 Superb Avvo Rating. Moreover, she has received the
AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, a peer-review rating that is widely considered to be the most sought-after
recognition available in the legal profession.
Get an Entire Team of Attorneys on Your Side
When you choose Michelle May O'Neil, Shareholder at Godwin Lewis, you
can have confidence that your case is in good hands. You will benefit
from having the combined experience, background and insight of all our
attorneys working together for you - you get an entire team on your side.
Furthermore, Attorney O'Neil has a number of outside experts who assist
in developing clients' cases, including certified public accountants,
financial planners, counselors, investigators, and others. Whether you
are preparing for a hard-fought courtroom battle or want to negotiate
an amicable settlement for your divorce, Attorney O'Neil's team
will put all of these resources to work for you in seeking an outcome
that serves your best interests and allows you to move on in your life.
Learn How Michelle May O'Neil Can Help You
Attorney Michelle May O'Neil can assist you with every aspect of your
family law case. If you are preparing to divorce, she can help you go
to court to request a restraining order if necessary to ensure that your
spouse cooperates in terms of handling your marital assets, custody of
the children, and other matters that will have to be resolved during the
divorce. Her team can also help you seek a protective order against a
spouse who has a history of domestic violence. Next, she will engage in
discovery to obtain a full and accurate picture of your spouse's financial
situation and any other information that may be relevant to the divorce
Whenever possible, Attorney O'Neil seeks to negotiate an out-of-court
settlement for every client. In the event that the other side refuses
to agree to fair settlement terms, however, she will not hesitate to take
your case to court. In addition to divorce, her team also handles family
law matters ranging from
parental relocation to
grandparents' rights and
same-sex custody. With more than 20 years of experience, Michelle May O'Neil knows
how to get the results that you deserve.
To learn more about our services and to begin working on a personalized
strategy for your case,
contact Michelle May O'Neil, Shareholder at Godwin Lewis P.C. today for an initial consultation with the team!