Robert E. Holmes Jr.

Robert E. Holmes Jr. Attorney certified
Certified Financial Planner

Robert E. Holmes Jr founded the firm Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C. in 1995. He has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for more than 25 years, and has been a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 1991 and a Fellow in the the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, since 2007.

Robert appeared on the Phil Donahue Show in 1984 after helping a birth mother recover the child she had relinquished to prospective adoptive parents. This case received both local and national attention. Since then, he has authored many articles on family law matters and has made a numerous personal appearances on television and radio to discuss family law issues.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1978, Robert proceeded to obtain his Juris Doctorate from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1981. He was admitted to practice by the State Bar of Texas in 1981 and the United States District Court, Northern District, in 1982. In 1994 Robert also became a Certified Financial Planner through the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Throughout his career he has been the recipient of numerous awards recognizing his excellence in the practice of law including being honored each year as one of Texas’ Super Lawyers, as one of Texas’ Top Attorneys and as one of the Best Lawyers in America.


State Bar of Texas, 1981
United States District Court, Northern District, 1982
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1991
Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2007


Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law, 1986-present
Bar Register of Preeminent Family Law Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 1996-present
AV-Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell,1986-present
Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003-present
Top Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003-present
Best Lawyers in America
Distinguished Alumni, University of Texas at Dallas
Alumni Profile

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