Austin Divorce Attorney Marie McGrath | Cordell & Cordell

Marie McGrath

Senior Litigation Attorney

Austin divorce attorney Marie McGrathAustin divorce attorney Marie McGrath has had a wide range of life experiences. She worked in corporate America, started her own law practice, and started and ran an LED lighting company growing it to over $1.5 million.

She eventually returned to law because she loves practicing.

“I like all aspects of practicing the law – reading, research, writing, and going to court,” Ms. McGrath said. “I get a true sense of accomplishment knowing that I have helped a family reconstruct their life, albeit in a new way.”

Ms. McGrath believes there is no substitute for preparedness and makes sure she never goes into a case unprepared. She also understands the importance of honesty during the divorce process.

“The process is going to be painful, but it will get easier once you reconstruct your life on the other side,” she said. “It is the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one. I will be honest with you at all time. You may not like what I have to say, but I will tell you the truth.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. McGrath is licensed to practice in Texas.


Ms. McGrath received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Buffalo, her Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pace University, and her Juris Doctor from University of Houston Law Center.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. McGrath practiced insurance defense and personal injury law. She also did pro bono work representing women who were seeking political asylum in the United States.


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