Respect for others is Kristy Blurton’s touchstone in her family law practice; especially respect and understanding of her clients. Kristy recognizes how emotional divorce and custody can be and she navigates these sensitive family law matters with compassion.Kristy’s approach is to understand the specific facts and complexities of each divorce or custody case and then to apply a tailor-made strategy. No family is the same; therefore, no approach to a divorce or custody case can be the same. Kristy understands the need to provide clarity and support for her clients. She offers strategies for the fight as well as solutions for settlement. She combines this approach and philosophy with passion and determination to achieve the best result for all of her clients in divorce and custody matters.Kristy focuses her practice exclusively on family law. She has a depth of experience, and not just with the run-of-the-mill. In addition to divorce and custody, Kristy has significant experience with complex property cases, divorce cases involving complex estate planning such as trusts, as well as international divorce and custody issues. She has first and second chair trial experience, including jury trial experience. She also has experience in family-law appeals.Kristy is licensed to practice before all Texas state courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Kristy received her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and graduated with highest honors from the Texas Southern Thurgood Marshall School of Law. In both undergrad and law school, she excelled in moot court and mock trial competitions.Kristy is the daughter of two veterans of the U.S. Army and so she spent much of her younger life traveling, which gave her a broader world-view that has enabled her to better serve her international divorce clients. Kristy’s competitive nature drove her to excellence in volleyball at a national level in high school and college.Kristy’s philosophy of respect and understanding for individuals also extends to her community. She leads many of Holmes, Diggs & Sadler’s community service projects including organizing shifts at the Houston Food Bank as well as the firm’s work with Adopt-an-Angel. Kristy is a Co-Founder of Women of Law, a non-profit organization benefiting minority women in the legal community, and she serves on the Young Professional’s Board of Covenant House Texas, an organization that supports homeless youth in Houston.Kristy lives in Round Rock, and has practiced her entire family law career in Austin, Houston, and in the central Texas counties and communities.
Holmes Diggs & Sadler
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law