Cristal Robinson

Cristal Robinson has a strong background in the financial, real estate, and accounting sectors. Besides her law degree, she has an MBA with an emphasis in accounting and a finance degree.  She is a member of the State College Bar for education and received recognition for her many years providing pro bono work. She is a member of the Panhandle Criminal Defense Law Association, the Panhandle Family Law Association, the Amarillo Area Women’s Bar Association, and many other local, state, and national legal associations.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Robinson owned American Real Estate Services, a real estate and mortgage company. With over two decades in business, she has been active in a number of professional and community organizations including Leadership Amarillo and Canyon, American Constitution Society, Girl Scouts, United Way, and Rotary. In addition to her thriving career, Ms. Robinson is a wife of 21 years and a mother.

Ms. Robinson understands the huge role that technology plays in the 21st century and takes advantage of it to connect and communicate with clients, while understanding the crucial advantage of personal service that can be provided with a knowledgeable legal team of educated paralegals. You, the client, shape her mission of being committed, diligent, and responsive to your collaboration, mediation, or litigation needs, while using technology and personal service.

She is available by email, text message or Facebook, and her website The website allows clients to complete worksheets and questionnaires before and during the process allowing them to have control over their case. Her clients also have access to anything in their file, excluding DA files and work product, through a secure portal on her website allowing them access to their complete case day or night along with secure communication with their legal team. Her vision is to provide the highest quality legal services by using technology along with personal service.

We strive to meet our Core Values:

  • Committed to empower you to make intelligent and informed decisions by educating you to understand the legal and procedural issues in your case.
  • Diligently use technology to communicate with you by various methods, which helps us balance work and family in ways that keeps us focus.
  • Responsive to the ever-changing legal environment to maintain a stable and profitable business enterprise with the highest reputation through uncompromising dedication and ethical standards by educating and respecting our team.


Master of Business Administration: Accounting-West Texas A&M University; Canyon, TX (2009)

Juris Doctor-Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Lansing, MI (2007)

Bachelor of Business Administration: Finance-West Texas A&M University; Canyon, TX (2004)


Attorney and Owner-Robinson Law (a CDR Law Group, PLLC); Amarillo, TX (2016-2016)

Attorney-James Clark Law Firm; Amarillo, TX (2013-2016)

Business & Financial Attorney-Law Office of Cristal Robinson; Amarillo, TX (2008-2013)

Part-time Political Science Instructor-West Texas A&M University; Canyon, TX (2008-2010)

  • Taught up to 3 Texas or US government classes per semester with around 100 students in each class

Business & Finance Attorney-Whittenburg, Whittenburg, Stein, & Strange; Amarillo, TX (2008)

  • Financial and business law for the firm and its clients
    Processed financial statements and other reports such as budgets and expansion projections
    Analyzed funding levels and advised management on adjusting programs to accommodate funding

Real Estate Broker and Owner-American Real Estate Services; Amarillo, TX (1995-2003)


Externship Student-Immigration Legal Firm; Lansing, MI, Credit given (2006-2007)

  • Originated 155 immigration cases within 4 months, such as family-based and refugee

Legal Secretary-Farhat & Story, P.C.; Lansing, MI, Full-time employee (2006)

Controller-Campbell Press Repair; Lansing, MI, Full-time contract (2005)

  • Brought in over 20% of the annual income by collecting on old nonpaying customers, as far away as Germany, within 4 months
  • Processed financial reports and financial calculations and ratios for the Plant Manager and CEO
Bookkeeper-Michigan Education Union; Lansing, MI, Part-time contract (2004)
  • Discovered rampant credit card abuse by employees which changed the processing of all credit cards
Accountant-Ledy Engineering Firm; Lansing, MI, Part-time contract (2004)
  • Processed payables and receivables, time sheets for employees, and billable hours for clients
  • Sent invoices to clients with billable hours and other billable expenses
    Reconciled bank accounts


Paul Harris-Rotary Club of Amarillo; Amarillo, TX (2009)
Public Interest Fellow-American Constitution Society; Washington, DC (2009)
Second Mile Award-Amarillo Women’s Network (2004)
Selected Participant with Scholarship-Leadership Amarillo & Canyon; Amarillo, TX (2003-2004)
Featured Person-Amarillo Globe News; Business Section Cover (2000)
One of 30 young REALTORS-Energizing the Industry; REALTOR Magazine (2000)
One of 3 REALTORS-Lone Star; Texas REALTOR Magazine (2000)


Mentor Program Chair-Rotary Club of Amarillo; Amarillo, TX (2008-2010)
Cabinet Member-United Way; Amarillo, TX (2009)
National Compliance Task Force & Host Parent-AFS-USA; Amarillo, TX (2008-2009)
Past President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer, & Webmaster-Amarillo Women’s Network; Amarillo, TX (1994-2009)
National Director of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance-American Bar Association (2006-2007)
6th Circuit Lt Governor -American Bar Association (2006-2007)
Student Government Treasurer-Thomas M. Cooley Law School Student Bar; Lansing, MI (2006-2007)
6th Circuit Director of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance–American Bar Association (2005-2006)
School Co-chair of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance -American Bar Association (2006-2007)
Student Government Representative of Business College -West Texas A&M University; Canyon, TX (2003-2004)
Board of Directors-Girl Scout Five Star Council currently Top of Texas Council; Amarillo, TX (1999-2004)


Student Member-Texas Society of CPA’s; Amarillo, TX (2008-2010)
Student Member-Students in Free Enterprise, Canyon, TX (2003-2004)


Writer, Producer & Director-We the People, The Play-Presented to over 1700 5th Graders (2008-2009)
Contributor-ABA Student Lawyer; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (2007)
Writer-Amarillo Globe News under Students in Free Enterprise; Steps in Starting a Business (2004)
Designer & Teacher-Amarillo College; Financial Education for Children (2004)
Chapter Director-Micro Investment Lending Enterprise started by Fred de Luca; Amarillo, TX (2000-2003)
1 of 3 Speakers on Superstar Panel-National Association of REALTORS spoke to approx. 1500 people (2000)
1 of 3 Speakers on 30 under 30 Panel-National Association of REALTORS spoke to approx. 1500 people (2000)


Attorney-State Bar of Texas; 24060505


Amarillo Bar Association

Panhandle Criminal Defense Law Association

Texas Criminal Defense Law Association

Panhandle Family Law Association

Amarillo Women’s Bar Association


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