Stagg and Associates is a Houston law firm that provides skillful, experienced legal representation to clients in Harris County. Whether you need an advocate to help with a family law matter, a criminal allegation or a personal injury claim, the firm can help. 

R. Nicole Stagg has practiced law in Texas for 20 years and has extensive family law experience, including hundreds of divorce cases, post-divorce modifications, adoptions and contentious child support and custody issues. She is also a zealous advocate for clients charged with crimes ranging from DUI/DWI, trespass and assault to robbery, drug offenses and probation violations. If you have suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident, she and her talented team will fight to obtain the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages and other damages. For an accomplished, resourceful attorney with an outstanding record of success, contact Stagg and Associates today.

Admission Details

  • 2002, Texas
  • U.S. District Court/Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas

Law School Attended

  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, Class of 2001, J.D.

University Attended

  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Class of 1998, B.A.

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association


  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law and Criminal Law Sections, May 2002 - Present
  • Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Courts, August 4, 2006 - Present 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, September 12, 2013- Present


  • Certified Civil and Family Law Mediator, 2015- Present


  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Spring 1996 - Present
  • Contract Attorney for Texas Youth Commission/TJJD, August 2002 - Present 
  • The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2003-2007 
  • Houston Bar Association, -Family Law and Criminal Law Sections, 2003- Present 
  • Contract Attorney for Texas Board of Pardons and Parole, 2003 - Present 
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2004 - 2005 
  • American Bar Association, 2004, 2007 
  • Houston Bar Association’s Night Court, 2004 - 2009, 2012 
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2004 - 2011 
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas, 2005, 2006 
  • Solo Supporting Solos, 2005 
  • Texas Pro Bono College, 2005- Present 
  • The Family Law Group, 2005- Present 
  • The Downtown Group, 2006- Present 
  • Houston Bar Association’s Equal Access Initiative, 2006 - 2015 
  • Burta Rhodes Raborn Inn of Court, Family Law, September 2007- 2014 
  • Subcommittee Member- Unauthorized Practice of Law, 2007- January 2008 
  • Awarded “Teacher of the Year”- Houston Community College - Spring 2009 
  • American Inns of Court, 2011 - 2014 
  • National Association of Professional Women, November 2011- 2014 
  • Equal Access Champion, 2011- Present

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Reviews & Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    They were easy to work with and communicate! They explained everything about the process and really friendly staff!

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    I worked with Nicole Stagg on my Will and Power of Attorney. Her communication was great and her staff was very efficient and friendly. I would recommend.

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    I thought the legal team did well overall. They were very responsive and Nicole took as much time as I needed to explain the challenges and the ongoing progress of my case. One added note: I would suggest that they proofread their docs bef...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    This lawyer is awesome...she is very professional and personable. I enjoyed working with her on my Deeds and Will. She offered me advice that helped me with developing family Deeds. In addition, she helped me develop a comprehensive will...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    We used Attorney Stagg to do estate planning. She and her office staff were very professional and knowledgeable and accommodating to our schedule. Would definitely recommend and will remeber her in the future if we have another legal need...
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    — Client