Agatha L. Rode

Attorney in San Antonio, TX
As the founder of Agatha L. Rode, P.L.L.C., Agatha is dedicated to helping her clients and their families through some of the most tumultuous times in their lives. She is particularly devoted to seeking the healthiest and most positive outcomes for children of divorce, while assisting clients to begin on a path to healing. Agatha will take the time to get to know you, and while working with you, she will tailor a litigation plan to meet your unique needs.
While in law school, Agatha also obtained an MBA. Her MBA has proven to provide her with a more in depth understanding of complex asset, business, and property issues. Agatha has experience in family law, wills and estates, contract law, construction law, and general civil litigation.

Experience

Private Practice Attorney

Immediately following graduation from law school, Agatha Rode worked as an attorney at a boutique family law firm in San Antonio, Texas, until August 2011. At this firm, Agatha Rode’s primary focus was family law which included high conflict divorces, contested child custody issues, complex property divisions, enforcements, adoptions, grandparent access rights, and cases involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

During law school and prior to her graduation from St. Mary’s University School of Law, Agatha gained legal experience in a variety of areas, where she was able to constantly develop and hone her legal skills.

Law Clerk for Former Magistrate Judge Dan A. Naranjo.

In 2009, Agatha worked as a law clerk for the Former Magistrate Judge Dan A. Naranjo. She primarily assisted in drafting Arbitration Awards, and conducted extensive legal research in a variety of areas of the law including, construction law, contract law, employment law, business law, education law, and insurance law.

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant to Associate Dean Ana Novoa.

From 2008 to 2009, Agatha served as a research assistant and teaching assistant to Associate Dean Ana Novoa at the St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice. Agatha’s duties included managing and presenting civil cases to District Court Judges prior to graduating law school and assisting other students in analysis and management of civil case files. She primarily assisted the family law department where she acquired her initial interest in family law.

Awards and Accolades

2012 Best Lawyers in San Antonio: Family Law (According to Scene in S.A. Monthly) 2011 Best Lawyers in San Antonio: Family Law (According to Scene in S.A. Monthly)

Member National Association of Professional and Executive Women (2011-Present)

2009 Law Student Nominee for the Alma Lopez award for Women in Leadership

2009 Recipient of the Francis Leos Award for Excellence in Clinical Studies at the St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice

Education

BA (Political Science with a Minor in Business Administration), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (2005)

J.D., St. Mary’s University, School of Law, San Antonio, TX (2009)

Honors: National Dean’s List; member of Phi Delta Phi honors legal fraternity

MBA, St. Mary’s University, Bill Greehey School of Business, San Antonio, TX (2009)

Honors: National Dean’s List

Licensure

Supreme Court of Texas for State of Texas

Certifications

Completion of Certified Mediator Training (2009)

Professional Affiliations

Partner, Hayes, Rode & Ramirez, P.L.L.C.

San Antonio Young Lawyer’s Association

Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity

Bexar County Women’s Bar Association

Aggie Bar Association

San Antonio Bar Association

San Antonio Bar Association: Family Law Division

San Antonio Bar Association: Real Estate, Probate, and Trusts Division

Society of Ethical Attorneys at Law
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Areas of Law

  • Divorce
  • Military Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Community Property Law
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Interstate Support
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Expungements
  • Misdemeanors
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support

 

Client Rating

Overall Client Rating

in Family Law and Government
5.0 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0

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  • Recommended by 4 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 06/10/13
Posted by a Consumer on 06/10/13
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5.0 out of 5.0
I hired Agatha Rode to handle a child support case of mine a few years ago and I was more than satisfied with the outcome. Ms Rode did not just settle she fought for me through the whole process. I would not recommend anyone else but Agatha Rode to help you in your child support case. She kept me informed of everything that was happening with my case and we won because of hard work and dedication.
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Admitted in 2010, Texas

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  • Law School Attended

    St. Mary's University of San Antonio, School of Law
    Class of 2009
    J.D.

    University Attended

    Texas A & M University
    Class of 2005
    B.A.
    Political Science

    St. Mary's University, Bill Greehey School of Business
    Class of 2009
    M.B.A.

    Associations & Memberships

    State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections on: Family Law; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law); San Antonio Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section); Bexar County Women's Bar Association; Aggie Ba... More

    Hobbies & Interests

    Agatha is married to Aaron Rode. Although Agatha is originally from the greater Houston area, she and her husband made San Antonio their home in 2005. When Agatha is not practicing law, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, attending Aggie Football games, and taking her dogs for a swim at the river.

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    Agatha L. Rode
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     84 N.E. Loop 410, Suite 130,
    San Antonio, TX 78216

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