Cara Leann Surell is a native Texan, spending her childhood in North East Texas, particularly Atlanta, Texas where she graduated from Atlanta High School. Mrs. Surell received her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas in Austin and obtained her law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Following graduation, Mrs. Surell became licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and has now joined the Jackson Law Firm as an associate.
While in law school, Mrs. Surell worked for the head of the Immigration Clinic at the Center for Legal and Social Justice where she did the research for a case of the first impression. She was an Octo-Finalist in the Linda & Dave Schlueter Moot Court Competition, was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society, and was on the Dean’s List. During law school, she became a certified family law mediator as Pursuant to the Texas Rules.
Mrs. Surell has a 4-year-old son. In her spare time, she enjoys golf and swimming.