Raul Sandoval


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At Sandoval Law Firm, we understand that every client faces unique and difficult challenges. Led by board certified family law attorney Raul Sandoval Jr., certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, our firm strives for beneficial, affordable and lasting resolutions in family law matters, including divorce, child custody and protective orders. If it’s important to you, rest assured that it is also important to us.

We know family law and listen closely to our clients. As a result, we provide every client with the personalized attention they deserve. We work closely with you to resolve problems and to ensure that they don’t resurface.


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. – 2010
  • Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. – 2007
    • Honors: cum laude

Classes & Seminars

  • Working with Parties Involving Substance Abuse and Mental Illness; 18th Annual Domestic Litigation Forum, April 2018
  • Social Media and Pretrial Tips, 17th Annual Domestic Litigation Forum, April 2017
  • Evidence Best Practices, 16th Annual Domestic Litigation Forum, April 2016
  • Continuing Legal Education Speaker/Author, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists 2021 Trial Institute

Past Positions

  • Cordell & Cordell, P.C, Senior Lead Litigator, 2012 to 2018
  • Lorenzana Law Firm, Attorney, 2010 to 2012


  • English
  • Spanish

Published Works

  • A Winner? Should the Texas Legislature and Texas Lottery Commission Follow Through with the Proposal of Privatizing the Texas Lottery?, 10 TEX. TECH ADMIN. L.J. 543 (2009)

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2016 to 2018
  • Texas Family Law Section, Member, 2011 to Present
  • Austin Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association, Member, Present
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member, Present
  • Travis County Family Law Advocates, Present

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Family Law Attorney, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Practice Areas

  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Child Custody and Support
  • Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR)
  • Visitation
  • Modifications and Enforcements
  • Domestic Violence and Protective Orders
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Complex Property Division

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010


  • Board Certified in Family Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2018
  • Raul Sandoval, Jr. was named among the Super Lawyers in Texas family law in 2023 by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service.
  • Raul Sandoval, Jr. was named among the Rising Stars in Texas family law from 2015-2022 by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service.
  • Raul Sandoval, Jr. was named as one of the top up and coming 100 lawyers in all of Texas in any field of law by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service in 2022.
  • Raul Sandoval, Jr. was named among the Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, for 2021, 2022, and 2023 by the Best Lawyers publication
  • 10 Best Attorneys Client Satisfaction – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Certificate of Completion, 2014 National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Cordell & Cordell P.C., Top Overall Performer Runner-up
  • Cordell & Cordell, P.C., Top Overall Performer