Natalie K. Barletta graduated summa cum laude from The University of Houston with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, focusing on children ages birth through fourth grade. After teaching elementary school for two years, she attended South Texas College of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude in December of 2007. Natalie's broad legal experience includes general civil litigation, energy litigation, mediation, oil and gas title examination, probate, family law, appellate, and guardianships. She loves being an advocate for her clients and strives to stay abreast of case law affecting her clients and her practice. During law school, Natalie was a national champion moot court advocate, a member of South Texas Law Review, and received the Academic Merit Scholarship among other academic honors. In 2012, Natalie scored in the 100th percentile on the essay portion of the Ohio Bar Exam and the 99th percentile on the exam over all. She is a member of the Houston Bar Association, American Bar Association, The University of Houston Alumni Association and Cougar Pride, and the Family Law, Collaborative Law, and Oil and Gas sections of the Texas Bar. She is also a member of the Houston Bar Association Speakers Bureau and volunteers as a lecturer for various community groups on a variety of legal topics. Natalie lives in Katy, Texas, with her husband and two children.