Michelle Avelar is an experienced paralegal at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she assists attorneys in all aspects of litigation and case management.
Michelle is known for her ability to handle complex cases with accuracy and efficiency. Prior to working in family law, she worked as a highly-regarded criminal paralegal at the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office and at a North Texas criminal defense firm. She now applies her knowledge and skills to the family law arena, where she helps clients through life-changing challenges such as divorce and child custody disputes.
Michelle is organized, personable, and patient. She works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure our clients feel supported and our attorneys have the resources they need to provide the best possible representation.
Michelle was born in Fort Worth, but has called Burleson home much of her life. She graduated from Burleson High School in 2000, and later obtained a bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies from Texas Wesleyan University.
In her free time, she enjoys watching her daughter play the flute in her high school marching band. She also enjoys spending time with her family, usually by the pool or just watching TV.
Fun Fact: Michelle shares the same birthday with her best friend of 17 years, Casey.