Christine Clary was raised in Bridgeport, Texas and graduated from Bridgeport High School. She discovered a passion for law while working in her father’s law firm and competing in speech and debate tournaments on the weekends. Christine went on to graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. After college, Christine worked for Dr. Phil McGraw at his trial consulting firm, Courtroom Sciences, Inc. Christine then attended St. Mary’s University School of Law, where she was active in the Student Bar Association and mock trial competitions. During law school, Christine also interned with Branton & Hall, P.C. and Fridge & Resendez, P.C. in San Antonio, Texas. Christine has been practicing since 2009. Prior to joining Bailey & Galyen, Christine practiced family and probate law in Wise and Parker counties. Christine came to Tarrant County in 2014 and joined Bailley & Galyen in 2017. Christine’s current practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including adoptions, divorces, child custody, child support, spousal support, child protective services, as well as enforcement and modifications of family court orders.