Anna Summersett
04 September 2021 by Turner Thornton
Partner Anna Summersett is a partner at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she helps oversee the daily operations of the firm. A savvy attorney, businesswoman, and mother, Anna implements strategies to promote the firm’s mission and vision – guiding people through the toughest times of their lives. Family law deals with highly personal matters, such as divorce, child custody, and property division. Our team strives to minimize disruption to our client’s daily lives while achieving the best...
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Benson Varghese
02 September 2021 by Turner Thornton
Managing Partner Benson Varghese is the founder and managing partner of Varghese Summerset Family Law Group. Benson started a family law practice after establishing one of the largest and fastest-growing criminal defense firms in North Texas. Witnessing how often family law and criminal matters intersect, Benson decided to bring the two practices together under one roof to better serve our clients and the community. Like his criminal defense firm, Benson selected the best and brightest team to head...
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Bresha Shepherd
17 August 2021 by Turner Thornton
Office Manager Bresha Shepherd is the Office Manager for Varghese Summersett Family Law Group. She handles the day-to-day operations of the firm and ensures that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Bresha has excellent communication skills, adaptability, and patience, which is imperative when dealing with a fast-paced environment and highly emotive family law matters. She works with management on procedures, marketing, human resources, and billing – always with one goal in mind: Making...
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Brittni Forbis
15 August 2021 by Turner Thornton
Paralegal Brittni Forbis is a highly-skilled paralegal at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she works alongside Senior Associate Attorney Kristen Carr. Brittni and Kristen make a formidable team and are dedicated to delivering the best results for their clients.  Brittni’s experience in the legal field is vast and includes working on both simple and complex family law cases, including divorce, child custody disputes, asset division and adoptions. In addition to drafting and filing...
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Julie Lystad
13 August 2021 by Turner Thornton
Lead Paralegal Julie Lystad is the lead paralegal at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group. In addition to drafting motions, filing pleadings, maintaining calendars, and performing legal research, Julie also serves as a primary point of contact for clients. Much of Julie’s day is spent with clients or potential clients who are going through a divorce, child custody dispute, or similar emotionally charged family law matter. Patient, compassionate, and knowledgeable, Julie helps clients and potential...
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Laura Richardson
12 August 2021 by Turner Thornton
Associate Attorney Laura Richardson is an Associate at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she is committed to guiding individuals and families through some of life’s greatest challenges. Laura’s experience, compassion, and strong work ethic are the foundation of her success as a top Fort Worth family law attorney. Laura has significant experience handling a wide range of family law matters, including high-asset divorce, contentious child custody disputes, and complex property...
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Stephanie Sabelhaus
12 August 2021 by Turner Thornton
Senior Associate Attorney Stephanie Sabelhaus is a senior associate at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she is dedicated to helping clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Stephanie understands that family law matters are personal and unique, and she works tirelessly to ensure that her clients’ best interests are always at the forefront. Stephanie has vast experience handling all aspects of family law, including high-conflict divorce, child custody disputes, and...
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