About us

Duffee + Eitzen L.L.P.  is a boutique family law firm with offices in Dallas and Plano. We offer experienced and compassionate legal representation to clients facing a wide array of family law matters. Whether you have been married 40 years and have a complex estate, don’t own much property but have several children, or are somewhere in between, we can assist you.

Our compassion for our clients is at the foundation of our practice here at Duffee + Eitzen L.L.P. We take a personalized approach to each case, thereby ensuring we understand your specific circumstances, needs, and objectives. Our vast knowledge of the law, extensive trial experience, proficiency in legal research and writing, collaborative law and alternative dispute resolution training, utilization of the latest advances in technology and our superior resources means you can rest assured Duffee + Eitzen L.L.P. is the firm to protect what’s important to you.

Handling cases throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and beyond, help is just a phone call away. Call us today to discuss your case and to learn how Duffee + Eitzen L.L.P. can help you and your family.

Our Attorneys

Lisa Duffee
Lisa DuffeeFounding Partner
Melinda Eitzen
Melinda EitzenFounding Partner
Jodi Bender
Jodi BenderPartner
George Shake
George ShakePartner
Marianne Howland
Marianne HowlandPartner
Grant Frankfurt
Grant Frankfurt Associate

Recent Blog Posts

Check Out This Video from Collaborative Divorce Texas!

Melinda Eitzen made a video with Collaborative Divorce Texas! Check it out!

Check Out This Video from Collaborative Divorce Texas!

Check out this video from Collaborative Divorce Texas featuring our own Melinda Eitzen!

Announcing Collaborative Basic Interdisciplinary Training!

On April 20-21st, Duffee + Eitzen will help host a Collaborative Basic Interdisciplinary Training at Collin Higher Education Center.

Announcing Collaborative Basic Interdisciplinary Training!

Join us for a two-day overview of the basics of collaborative practice for lawyers, financial professionals, and mental health professionals.

Domestic Violence and Divorce

How can domestic violence affect your divorce?

Domestic Violence and Divorce

What is domestic violence? How can domestic violence affect your divorce? What’s the difference between fault and no-fault divorce? Find the answers to these questions, and more, in this blog post from D+E.

THE GIFT OF COLLABORATION

Check out this article on the collaborative divorce process by Melinda Eitzen

THE GIFT OF COLLABORATION

If divorce is complicated—and that is usually an understatement—divorce that involves kids can be overwrought with emotional landmines. Luckily, collaboration is possible and available.