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Desiree Marie Bedasa

DESIREE BEDASA

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Desiree Marie Bedasa is an associate attorney who has been with Angela Faye Brown & Associates, PLLC since December 2015. Although Desiree is a new attorney with less than 3 years of experience, Desiree has served as first chair on over 20 cases, and possesses nearly 6 years of experience in working with and legally representing youth. Desiree attended The University of Austin, and received her B.A. in Sociology. She then graduated from The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas.

Prior to working for Angela Faye Brown & Associates, PLLC, Desiree interned at several law firms including Haddad Legal Group, Husch Blackwell, and Eichelbaum Wardell practicing family law, litigation, and school law. In addition, Desiree is a Teach For America Alum, having taught Special Education at George E. Kelly Elementary in San Antonio, Texas where she started the school’s first Student Council. Desiree is apart of several organizations inicluding, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Austin Black Lawyers Association, Leadership SBOT, and Junior League of Austin.

These experiences, along with Desiree’s own personal experiences growing up, inspired her to advocate for those who are unable to advocate for themselves-children. As an individual who did not experience a “traditional” upbringing, Desiree knows what it can be like to be caught in the middle of a custody battle and is dedicated to assisting families with children determine what is in the best interest of the child. As an attorney you can always expect Desiree to put the child first. She currently helps families with divorce, custody, visitation, enforcement of custody and visitation, and adoptions.

Desiree is originally from San Antonio, Texas, but has lived in Austin, on and off, for the past eleven and a half years. She comes from a blended family and tries to visit her parents and siblings as often as possible. Desiree is close to her family members and enjoys when everyone comes together for holidays, birthdays, and family barbecues. She especially enjoys spending time with her many nieces and nephews.

When Desiree is not working, she likes to give back to her community. She previously volunteered her time as a Guardian Ad Litem through CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) in Travis County where she advocated for abused and neglected children, and she is currently a member of the Junior League of Austin. Something Desiree has done that no one in the office has done is donate a kidney! In her free time, Desiree enjoys watching true crime shows, reading novels through her monthly book club, and watching movies with her husband and spending time with her son. In addition, Desiree loves to travel. She has been to Spain, London, France, the Bahamas, Mexico, and several cities within the U.S. Desiree’s spirit animal is a lion; she is more a dog person because she says cats are too clingy but, she loves to spend time with her furry friend, Gotti, a yorkie.

Attorney Jesus Aguirre

JESUS AGUIRRE

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Jesus Aguirre is one of our Associate Attorneys here at Angela Faye Brown and Associates, PLLC. Prior to law school, Jesus was a recruiter for the University of Texas System. After attending law school, he immediately went to work as a solo practitioner for two years. He then worked in Houston for a family law firm for a little over a year before returning to solo practice in both Houston and Austin. Jesus has practiced Family Law since being licensed, in fact his first client hired him for a divorce.

Jesus attended college at The University of Texas-Permian Basin. After finishing his undergrad, he went to Law School at Texas Southern University where he was awarded the CALI Excellence in Appellate Law Award.

As a divorcee and co-parent, Jesus has firsthand experience with many of the things that clients are experiencing during the litigation process. He relates to the parents that are unsure of what is going to happen. As an attorney, Jesus always looks for ways to resolve the issue or case in a way that is least intrusive on the child(ren) and fights for what will hopefully benefit them most.

Jesus is originally from Big Springs, Texas and has lived in Austin for two years now. Jesus has two Sons, ages 4 and 2, and remains close with his Mother and Sister who live also live in Austin, his Brother who lives in Abilene and was very close with his Father who passed away 3 years ago. While Jesus has many notable achievements, he says his greatest personal achievement is ongoing-being a dad to his two boys.

Something Jesus has done that no one in the office has experienced is driving a race car. Jesus and his Father both had ¼ mile race cars and he drove them regularly when he was younger.

Jesus’ favorite hobby is spending time with his children. With any other free time, Jesus enjoys reading and watching sports. His favorite sports teams are the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Texas Longhorns. Jesus is a dog person, mostly because he hasn’t spent much time around cats and his spirit animal is an owl.

Attorney Miesha Haynes-Nwofia

MIESHA HAYNES-NWOFIA

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Miesha Haynes-Nwofia is an Associate Attorney at Angela Faye Brown & Associates, PLLC. Previously, she worked for the Office of the Attorney General and afterwards continued practicing Family Law. Miesha attended the University of Houston and received her BA in Psychology. She then went to Law School at Thurgood Marshal School of Law and graduated with Cum Laude Honors.

Miesha’s passion for Family Law stems from being a mother and wife herself. She believes that the family structure is one of the most important in our society. Her approach to handling custody cases it to always listen to her clients wants and needs. She always ensures that her clients understand the law as it applies to their specific case/situation and diligently represent her clients. Clients can always expect Miesha to be honest, sincere, and compassionate to their needs and situation. She is very sympathetic to the importance of family matters and feels it is because she too has a family.

Miesha was born in Waco, Texas, but was raised in the Bay Area in Northern California. She moved to Houston in 1998 and has not moved since then. Miesha has two sons, ages 9 and 15. Her favorite hobbies are spending time with her family and traveling to new places. She spends her other free time sewing, reading, watching the Houston Rockets and delving deeper into the practice of Family Law.

Miesha is a dog person because they are loyal, respectful, and loving. She has a Teacup Yorkie named Daisy. Miesha’s spirit animal is a bear, because like a bear, she is very protective of her client’s legal rights, as a bear is to its cub.

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