Attorney at Law
Autumn McNamara is passionate about the law and the representation of her clients. She understands how a lawyer can absolutely change the trajectory of a person’s life. At the University of Texas at Dallas Autumn found happiness in serving her community. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree, Autumn served two full terms in AmeriCorps Vista.
Autumn’s commitment to service continued through law school where she spearheaded multiple community service projects. Throughout law school Autumn received numerous awards, multiple scholarships, and recognition for earning the highest grade in several of her law school courses. She served as Chief Justice of the Board of Advocates and held leadership positions with other law school organizations. Additionally, Autumn competed in multiple competitions and won first place in the client counseling competition. Ultimately, Autumn completed law school in the top of her class and graduated magna cum laude.
Subsequent to completing law school, Autumn continued her legal studies and obtained her Masters of Law in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Environmental at the University of Houston Law Center. Autumn completed her advanced legal studies while working as an attorney at a boutique civil litigation firm in Houston where she worked on numerous high stakes litigation cases. Autumn continued to gain experience at one of the top boutique appellate and civil litigation law firms in Texas.
After moving to Waco in June 2022, Autumn found an unparalleled love for the practice of family law. Since then, Autumn has joined Ryan Law and dedicated her practice to fiercely representing families in a variety of legal matters including divorce, custody disputes, termination proceedings, and child protection actions.