Schneider Law Firm, P.C. | Family Law & Criminal Defense

Alison Porterfield

Managing Attorney - Arlington


Alison Porterfield

As a devoted family law practitioner, Alison has established herself as a trusted advocate for her clients with a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of each case. Alison’s expertise extends to many facets of family law, including divorce, child custody, adoption, property division, appeals, prenuptial agreements, domestic violence, and parental rights terminations. She is notably recognized as a Certified Law Mediator, highlighting her dedication to facilitating amicable resolutions in family disputes.

Alison is the current President of the Tarrant County Family Law Bar, where she leads with dedication and expertise. Her exceptional legal acumen has been recognized through accolades such as her Super Lawyer 2023 nomination, her Texas Rising Star nominations from 2014-2022, and her Top Attorney nominations from 2015-2023.

Areas of Practice

Family Law (General)

Certified Family Law Mediator

Divorce Attorney

Contested Divorce

Uncontested Divorce


Military Divorce

Legal Separation

Child Custody

Parental Rights

Grandparent Rights

Child Support

Modifying Child Support

Modifying Child Custody

Protective Order

Protective Order Defense

Court Order Enforcement

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas (2009)


University of Texas at Tyler (2005)

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law) (2008)

Super Lawyer, 2023
Texas Monthly Magazine

Texas Rising Star, 2014-2022
Texas Monthly Magazine

Top Attorney, 2012-2024
Fort Worth Texas Magazine


State Bar of Texas Family Law Section

Tarrant County Bar

Tarrant County Family Law Bar - President 2024