Aaron B. Pickelner - Cordell & Cordell Houston Divorce Lawyer

Aaron B. Pickelner

Litigation Manager

Houston divorce lawyer Aaron PickelnerWhen Houston divorce lawyer Aaron Pickelner went into practice for himself, he received his first opportunity to handle a family law case.

In that case, he was able to help his client obtain custody of his children and made a positive impact on his client and his client’s family.

That case left a lasting impact on Mr. Pickelner.

“This is when I knew I wanted the focus of my career to be practicing Family Law,” Mr. Pickelner said.

Mr. Pickelner has a passion for helping people, and by practicing family law, he is able to help people preserve the most important aspect of their lives: their family.

Mr. Pickelner, who is one of Cordell & Cordell’s top regional performers, works hard to communicate effectively with each of his clients to make sure they’re up to speed on every detail of their case throughout the divorce process.

“I am the type of attorney that listens to my clients, is accessible to them, and wants to  help them through what is typically the most difficult time in their life,” Mr. Pickelner said.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Pickelner is licensed in Texas.


Mr. Pickelner earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Pickelner served as In-house Legal Counsel and practiced as General Counsel on all legal matters for Entrust, Inc.

He was also previously a solo practitioner practicing Family Law, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Criminal Law and an Associate Attorney practicing Family Law and Personal Injury.


Mr. Pickelner is a member of the Texas State Bar; the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; and the Texas State Bar College.



“I think Aaron is extremely competent in what he does. I appreciate the fact that he will do a good job and get the job done. This has been a true case of a father fighting for his rights and children.”


“No complaints. Aaron and I communicate very well together. We are always on the same page by the time we finish a phone call or an email. Everything is going well with my attorney.”


“It was rough, but Aaron made me feel like everything was going to be taken care of and that everything would be alright; which it ended up being. I had a lot of confidence in him, and he made me feel confident too.”


“Aaron has been awesome. He always contacts me back when I reach out to him. Y’all have been very good about being kind with my financial situation.”


“Aaron is a great guy. He would fight when I needed him to. I think he’s really good at what he does. He is definitely very professional. He did everything he could, because most of the time we were fighting a brick wall. He knows when to push back and was exactly what I needed.”


“I think he takes time to learn the details, and it shows that he is invested in the case. He learns the background story. He is quick to understand how to come up with resolution to conflict, and in return, he can offer us different options on how to handle things. He’s very well spoken and articulate. I think Aaron is a good attorney and is passionate about what he does.”


“Aaron has been very cooperative. My case has been on hold but he has checked on me regularly and shows open communication. He has provided a high level of service for me so far.”


“I just think Aaron is a very trustworthy attorney. He has my best interests at heart, and he’s good about helping me decide the best action to move forward.”


“Aaron has been very responsive to my needs and patient with my questions. I believe he is [a] strong advocate in the matter of my divorce.”


“Aaron has been great at keeping me focused and helping me see clearly.  Everyone in the Houston office has been great! Although I appreciate all the help with walking me through the process and letting me know what to expect legally, what I appreciate most is how the entire office seems to go out of their way for me.”


“He turned a previously bad situation into [a] good situation. He is easy to get in touch with and returns calls . We felt confident in Aaron’s ability with our situation. We never worried about his ability to get it done, and he performed his job well …”


“Aaron was great. He advised me on the different ways to move forward with my case and helped me choose the best way for my situation.  Every one I was in contact with from the beginning to the end was great!  I am very pleased with Aaron and also the Cordell & Cordell firm as a whole. … Cordell & Cordell has all the resources and the expertise at hand to make the process as smooth as it can be.”

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