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©2019 by Beal Law Firm, PLLC. The Attorney responsible for this site is Eric Beal. 

Andrew McAlester

Senior Associate Attorney

"Family Law has the power to impact every important relationship you know, potentially for decades. I have personally felt the real-world effects of these life changing decisions.

After serving the public as an Assistant District Attorney, I was lucky enough to practice in a variety of legal fields. Whether it is securing the right for a client to grow the sacred relationship with their child, or winning for a client the right to the resources to begin the next chapter of their life, hands down, nothing brings me more joy and satisfaction than seeing a just outcome for my clients in the family law field.

The Beal Law Firm has allowed me to devote 100% of my knowledge and expertise to getting my clients what they expect and deserve."

Andrew is a fifth generation Texan, with family from Lubbock to Beaumont, who prioritizes the rights of his clients to the limits which the law allows.

 

Over the last half decade, Andrew has dedicated his practice to all aspects of family law, assisting and prosecuting divorce, modification and SAPCR cases including temporary orders hearings, discovery drafting and motion practice, emergency protective order requests, and final trials. Additionally, Andrew brings significant experience representing a wide range of clients in family, civil, probate and criminal proceedings.  

Licensed in Texas and Oklahoma, Andrew spent 8 years practicing north of the Red River before deciding to return to his birthplace, and the greatest State in the Union, Texas. 

 

Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2010, and began his legal career as a prosecutor in the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office, prosecuting crimes and ensuring the safety of neglected and abused children. Prior to entering private practice, Andrew gained valuable real property and mineral rights experience as an in-house landman for a major independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Andrew has fought for and won cases for clients in courthouses across Central Oklahoma and North Texas.  

Prior to attending law school, Andrew received bachelor’s degrees from the University of North Texas and the University of Texas in Austin.

 

In his downtime, Andrew enjoys attending UT games with his wife Christin, finding DIY projects on YouTube, recreating meals from their travels across America and Europe, and on the rare occasion performing improv comedy (ask him about it the next time you see him.)

 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF TULSA COLLEGE OF LAW
Degree: Juris Doctor, with honors – May 2010

Honors and Activities:
Dean’s Honor Roll – Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010
CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Evidence Workshop
Board of Advocates
President – Democratic Law Society
Phi Delta Phi Honor Society
Public Interest Law Society
Member – Hudson-Hall-Wheaton Inn of Court – 2009-2010, 2010-2011

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
Degree: Bachelor of Arts, with honors – August 2006
Major: International Studies

Honors and Activities:
President’s List – University of North Texas
Dean’s List – University of North Texas

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
Degree: Bachelor of Arts – August 2004
Major: History

Honors and Activities:
President’s List – University of North Texas
Dean’s List – University of North Texas


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BEAL LAW FIRM – 2019-Present
Family Law

Decker Poole, PLLC – Fort Worth, TX, 2018-2019
Civil Litigation – Family Law

Bays Law Firm, PC – Oklahoma City, OK, 2015-2018
Civil Litigation – Family Law

Andrews Davis, PC – Oklahoma City, OK, 2014-2015
Civil Litigation

Chaparral Energy – Oklahoma City, OK, 2013-2014

Oil and Gas Curative

 

Chesapeake Energy – Oklahoma City, OK, 2012-2013

Oil and Gas Law


Tulsa County District Attorney – Tulsa, OK, 2011-2012

Criminal Law - Civil Child Advocacy Law


MEMBERSHIPS

State Bar of Texas
Oklahoma Bar Association
Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Tarrant County Family Law Bar
Texas Exes – Tarrant County
UNT Alumni Association – Tarrant County