D. Kay Woods

D. Kay Woods began her legal career in 1987. Ms. Woods’ practice involves all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, marital property agreements and domestic violence.

Woods & Matlock P.C.
McKinney, Texas
Phone: 972-972-8820
Email: Email Me

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1986
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Member
    • Law Review: Texas Tech Law Review, Associate Editor
  • University of Texas, Tyler, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science – 1982
    • Major: Psychology


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, adjunct professor, 1992 – 1997
  • “Hot Topics in Family Law,” presentation to the Collin County Bench Bar IX Conference, 2000
  • “Overview of Child Custody Laws in Texas,” presentation for the Lorman Educational Services Custody Symposium, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Texas Women Lawyers Association
  • Attorneys Serving the Community

Past Employment Positions

  • Woods & Matlock, P.C., Shareholder
  • Woods, Mays & Matlock, P.C., Shareholder
  • Holmes, Woods, Diggs & Eames
  • Abernathy, Roeder, Boyd & Joplin
  • Winstead, Sechrest & Minick

Pro Bono Activities

  • First United Methodist Church, Member
  • Single Parent Action Network (SPAN)
  • PTA Board, Mohawk Elementary School, Arts in Education, 2005 – 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Attorney and Practice magazine’s Top 10 Family Law Attorney 2017, 2018
  • “Texas Super Lawyer* for Family Law, Thomson-Reuters publication, 2006 – 2019
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • “Top Ranking Family Law Attorney” by American Association of Attorney Advocates