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Robert Epstein

Managing Partner
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8115 Preston Rd #270
Dallas, Texas 75225

I strive for excellence in all that I do—in and out of the courtroom—and every day. I hustle and work tirelessly for resolution of problems and the achievement of client goals.


The Catholic University of America, J.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. Political Science

Representative Work
  • Won bench trial to modify child custody for father to have sole managing conservatorship with indefinitely restricted possession of and access to child for other parent; co-counseled on appeal to have this ruling affirmed, which created landmark case law on child custody modification suits in the State of Texas.
  • Won unanimous jury verdict for father to be awarded child custody and the right to relocate the child’s primary residence.
  • Won bench trial involving division of an estate exceeding $100 million.
  • Won bench trial for mother and wife to be awarded primary possession of child and significantly disproportionate division of community estate.
  • Won bench trial for father to be awarded equal time with the child.
  • Obtained child custody on behalf of grandparents.
  • Obtained child custody on behalf of father serving in the military.
  • Achieved several settlements for mothers to be able to relocate with their children outside the State of Texas.
  • Achieved several settlements for spouses to receive money upon divorce far in excess of prenuptial agreement terms, including on one occasion the wife of a famous professional athlete.
  • Achieved directed verdict on separate property reimbursement claims.
  • Prevailed on numerous motions involving matters of interstate child custody and support, including but not limited to cases with children or parties in California, Florida, Massachusetts, and New York.
  • Represented client in arbitration involving valuation and division of minority interest in major professional sports franchise.
  • Represented client and achieved disproportionately favorable settlement involving the sale of a majority interest in a closely held business which sold for over $50 million.
Awards and Accolades
  • 2021 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report
  • 2021-2016 “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine
  • 2021-2018 “Best Lawyers Under 40” by D Magazine
  • 2020-2018 “Top Attorneys” by Fort Worth Magazine
  • 2021-2019 “Texas Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
  • 2020 Best Lawyers in America
  • 2020 “Dallas Top Jewish Attorney Under 40” by the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas Cardozo Society
  • 2020 Top Ten Ranking by The National Academy of Family Law
  • 2021 “Top 10 Blog Posts” by Texas Bar Today
  • 2021-2017 “Power Player” by Modern Luxury Magazine
  • 2018-2017 “Texas Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
Memberships and Affiliations
  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas Cardozo Society
  • Certified Financial Litigator by AACFL
  • Featured in NBC 5 Local News on “How President Trump’s Tax Changes Will Impact You” explaining how alimony will no longer be tax-deductible to the spouse paying alimony and will no longer be reported as income for the spouse receiving it in divorces after 2018.
  • Quoted in The Dallas Morning News article “Why 2018 is the ‘Year to Get Divorced’ and Four Other Lesser-Known Effects of the GOP’s Tax Overhaul” published on March 26, 2018.
  • Published author of the article “Parentage in the Modern Era: What to Know When Baby is on the Way and No Wedding Day” in the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section’s Fall 2018 Section Report.
  • Published author of the article “Booze, Pills & Powders: Their Impact on A Child Custody Case” in the Dallas Bar Association’s September 2017 Issue of Headnotes.
  • Published author of the legal commentary “Balancing National Security and Free Speech Rights: Why Congress Should Revise the Espionage Act,” in 15 CommLaw Conspectus, 483 (2007).
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Client Reviews
"McClure Law Group was very professional and responsive. They listened to my concerns and desires as it pertains to the service requested and I'm very pleased." Jade Nguyen
"Kelly and her team are always a pleasure to work with, and their work product always exceeds one’s expectations." George Tamke
"When I most needed professional, good quality responses McClure Law Group was there. Thank you for the service that I have received from everyone!" Norma Charles
"McClure Law Group’s team is very responsive! I have very much appreciated their communication. They are always on top of what is happening and return my calls or emails quickly." Brie Cherry
"Kelly McClure has been representing me for the past several years and has been an amazing advocate, confidant and sounding board. She is always available by phone, even when she is on vacation. She has answered my questions on weekends and always given me an honest opinion. I highly recommend this group to anyone." Heather Bell
"The McClure Law Group helped me through a very difficult divorce and they definitely had my back every step of the way. I couldn’t recommend the team enough!" Shell A.
"I could not be happier to have had McClure Law. I truly appreciate their accessibility and patience. I can tell they are very knowledgeable, and I trust their guidance. I am SO thankful I went with great lawyers to handle my family case." Victor Lollar
"Kelly is detailed oriented and she truly cares about her clients. Her knowledge of the laws and her ability to get a case resolved make her stand far above others. I highly recommend McClure for your family law needs!" Peter Morgan