Tonya McLaughlin is a native Texan, with a longtime Texas Handgun License and has been practicing law for 17 years. She passed the bar exam before graduating law school in May 2006 from South Texas College of Law. Tonya began her career in the Harris County District Attorney’s office as a prosecutor until in 2009 when she launched her private criminal law practice which she has successfully built over more than a decade.
Because Tonya has been a prosecutor and a defense attorney, she authentically understands both sides of a case.
Additionally, Tonya has handled over 100 appeals. She will bring her knowledge of the law and willingness to follow the law to her work as a Court of Appeals Justice. Tonya and her husband, Reid, have been married for 12 years. They celebrate their two children together everyday and are members of
Second Baptist Church where their children also attend school.