La’Donna N. Harlan is a Dallas family lawyer who also handles cases involving estate planning, probate and more. Attorney Harlan is an experienced attorney who is spiritually grounded. She understands what it means to face highly sensitive, and convoluted issues. LaDonna is accustomed to working diligently to provide trustworthy, knowledgeable representation.
La’Donna Nichelle Harlan was born October 12, 1976 in Beaumont, Texas to Donald Ray and Earnestine Shankle. La’Donna married her best friend Ethan Harlan in 2006. Together they have been blessed with six beautiful children, Zaccheius, Naim, Wisdom, Eden, Elyce and Ean.
La’Donna received her BA in Criminal Justice from Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan School of Law (currently Texas A&M School of Law), Fort Worth in May 2002. La’Donna proudly served her country as a Judge Advocate in the United States Army where she served in various positions and received many accolades. She received an Army Achievement Medal for outstanding work as a Brigade Trial Counsel (Prosecutor), an Air Force Medal for Establishing a Superior Employee Theft Program for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, to name a few. She was named as a Special Assistant United States Attorney while serving as Fort Sill Military Installation.
Attorney Harlan is a Part-Time Criminal District Magistrate Judge for Dallas County.
La’Donna has also worked as a Professor at Everest and Westwood Colleges, where she taught various Paralegal courses.
As an ordained minister, La’Donna is passionate about ministering the Word of God and committed to her Spiritual Family. Being spiritually grounded allows every client to be reassured they are hiring a Law Firm with Integrity.
La’Donna Harlan will zealously advocate your case for you in court. She has an extensive background in a variety of legal fields including Family Law, Criminal Law, Military Law, as well as unique experiences in the Estate Planning Process.
La’Donna is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas (admitted 2002), Criminal Justice Panel for Northern District of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College, Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas Family Law Section and State Bar of Texas Real Estate and Probate Section. She is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
La’Donna would love to help with all your legal needs, please click on the services tab for a list of legal services that she will be happy to provide for you.
La’Donna believes that Equal Protection Under the Law begins with access, she is passionate and committed to providing the best legal experience possible. She is eager to help you so don’t hesitate to call her today! She is “Balancing the Scales of Justice One Client at a Time.
She believes in Romans 8:31 :What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Gregnnecia Darrett is an Associate Attorney at the Law Office of La’Donna Harlan. She practices Real Estate, Personal Injury, and Family law. She also handles traffic tickets, warrants, and obtaining Occupational Licenses for clients who are in need. Gregnnecia Darrett is a member of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, State bar of Texas Family Law, and the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
She earned her Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where she graduated with honors, and her B.A., in English from the University of Texas at Arlington. Gregnnecia Darrett has had great results in defending her clients in Real Estate, Personal Injury, and Family Law. Gregnnecia Darrett’s customer service makes clients return with all of their legal needs.
Gregnnecia Darrett’s sole purpose as an attorney is to help guide and speak for clients who cannot speak for themselves.
Kenetra Malone’s practice areas include family, criminal, juvenile, and civil and probate law. She received her Juris Doctorate from Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Lamar University and a Bachelor of Arts from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Malone has over ten years of experience in education and over four years of experience in human resources. In the private sector she’s worked as a human resources manager for a major retailer and as an adjunct instructor at a community college. In the public sector, she’s worked for legal aid in Arizona as well as non-profits and public schools in Texas.
Ms. Malone originally hails from Temple, Texas, but grew up in Austin. She enjoys traveling and is an avid dancer
Lucinda Lozano joined The Law Office of La’Donna Harlan in 2016 as a Legal Assistant. Lucinda is responsible for providing the Attorneys in our law firm with solid and reliable assistance while serving as a listening ear to our clients. Ms. Lozano handles work within the areas of Family, Probate, Civil, Personal Injury, and Criminal. Most clients are often faced with a variety of emotional situations. In her role as a Legal Assistant Lucinda presents a calm, helpful and supportive demeanor, and handles their immediate needs, while patiently explaining procedures. While our clients experience open and frequent communication with their attorney, Lucinda is an additional liaison between the clients and our firm.
Lucinda Lozano, as Legal Assistant ensures that all assigned tasks are completed accurately and on time. On a day-to-day basis she assists the lawyers with court documents, translation between clients and attorneys, and correspondence to clients, opposing counsel and government agencies as well as provides assistance in other aspects of the firm’s business.
Lucinda was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She is currently attending Eastfield College in anticipation of getting her associate degree in Human Services. She is a loving Mother of one son. She believes all things are possible if you just believe, have faith, and trust in God.
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future Jeremiah 29:11”
Lekeisha “Keisha” Henderson, now serves as a Sr. Legal Assistant/Account Manager to Attorney La’Donna Harlan. She was excited to join our firm and elated about the opportunity to work in the legal field. Keisha has worked at the Law Office of La’Donna Harlan for over two years in a variety of roles including managing employees, administration, human relations, marketing and client meetings. Realizing that she had a passion for families and children. Keisha works closely and personally with our clients, helping them to navigate through the legal process while at the same time helping to ensure the office operates smoothly. Keisha has made a positive impression on staff and clients. Keisha has been in the clerical field for over 10 + years. Shortly after working for the firm she received multiple promotions based on her skill set and invaluable service to the office.
Keisha was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She resides in Mesquite, Texas with her 2 wonderful children. In May of 2015 she became the Supervisor/Case Manager/Accounts Manager. Keisha is a God Fearing woman. She currently attends New Beginnings Covenant Ministries, where she has faithfully served on the Usher Board for many years. Keisha is also the Assistant to the Director of Recreation at her church as of 2016.
Keisha’s extracurricular activities include church functions, living life, having fun and making her children smile. She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family and friends.
Currently, she is working on becoming a Paralegal.
Keisha’s Motto: “GOOD PARALEGALS HELP YOU SOLVE PROBLEMS… GREAT PARALEGALS HELP YOU AVOID THEM.”
Her favorite saying is: “Think like the Owner”