jelena kovacevic graves



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Jelena Kovacevic Graves earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University in 2006 and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Texas Tech University in 2009.  She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in November 2009.

Jelena's practice is devoted to all areas of family law.  She assists clients through complex divorce matters, high asset property division and contested custody litigation.  Jelena is client focused and understands that each case, like each client, is different.  Her approach is to provide every client with personalized attention throughout each step of the case.

Along with her trial experience, Jelena is trained in the area of collaborative law.  Whether in the conference room or the courtroom, she is able to guide her clients through all of the challenges that present themselves during the process.

Areas of Practice:

  • Family law
  • Collaborative law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 2009
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas


  • Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. cum laude- 2009
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
    • B.B.A. 2006

Published Works:

  • "If You’re Heading for the Big D, and I Don’t Mean Dallas…" Author, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, October 2015.
  • "Child Custody Evaluation Bill-Drafting of the Orders: Co-Author with Diana S. Friedman, Lynn Kamin, Benjamin J. Albritton, and Lerrin B. Goldberg, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, Dallas, Texas, December 10-11, 2015.


  • English
  • Serbian
  • Croatian
  • Bosnian