Stagg and Associates, PLLC is a Houston law firm that provides skillful, experienced legal representation to clients in Harris County and surrounding areas. 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 21 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, PLLC today.

Admission Details

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

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
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law


  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, 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
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialist, 2022 -  Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Peer Rated, 2022 – Present
  • Legal Elite Award, 2022  

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Reviews & Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    Nicole was very responsive and professional. We were on a major time crunch to finalize our prenup before the wedding and she helped us complete everything in a timely manner. She was patient when explaining things. Her office is nice and t...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    I procrastinated on updating my Estate Planning documents, but due to a health issue that arose I was now faced with needing them done within a few weeks. They worked with me and managed to get everything done within that short time span. ...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    I was referred to Stagg and Associates through my benefits at work. I was extremely pleased with the way my estate planning documents were prepared. Nicole is knowledgeable, patient, and very professional. Her staff was equally reponsive a...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    She was very professional and took the time to listen to my concerns dealing with my particular case as any lawyer should. She went above and beyond giving me the time necessary for me to understand my options and helped me make the best d...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    We found Nicole very helpful in our estate planning. She asked great questions, listened attentively and did not make us feel rushed or pressed for time. She sent us several drafts to make sure everything was correct prior to producing th...
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