S. Gardner Eastland

S. Gardner Eastland

Houston, Texas
S. Gardner Eastland is a native Houstonian. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with honors from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. Gardner earned his Juris Doctor from the Southern Methodist University Law School in Dallas and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2003.

As a law student, Gardner was a Chief Justice in moot court competitions and volunteered to teach first year law students advocacy skills. Mr. Gardner also served as a prosecutor for Dallas County while finishing up law school.

Gardner has co-authored several continuing legal education articles for the State Bar of Texas. He is also a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers' Association, the College of the State Bar of Texas and the Burta Rhoads Raborn Inns of Court. Gardner is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

The firm, under Mr. Eastland's direction has gained a reputation for its tenacious ability to achieve efficient results while maintaining the admiration and respect of judges and colleagues alike.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Prenuptials
  • Postnuptials
  • Custody Modifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 2003
    • Honors: Chief Justice, Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    • Bachelor of Science cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Published Works

  • Continuing Legal Education Articles (Co-Author), State Bar of Texas

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011
  • Texas Magazine ?Top Family Lawyers?, 2015
  • Texas Magazine "Lawyers for the People - Family Law", 2009
  • Texas Magazine "Top Family Lawyers", 2008
  • Texas Magazine "Lawyers on the Fast Track - Family Law", 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Young Lawyers' Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Burta Rhoads Raborn Inns of Court


  • Phi Delta Theta