The Rice Law Firm, PLLC                                    
Call:     832.510.9760
Email:  ricelawthewoodlands@gmail.com

Attorney Profile

The Rice Law Firm, PLLC was founded by Merita Rice, a Texas licensed lawyer.  Attorney Rice believes that having direct communications with her clients is the basis of a successful lawyer-client relationship; therefore, she personally returns every client phone call and e-mail.  This strategy ensures high quality service and cost efficient rates, resulting in the best outcome for  each client. She handles each case in a timely manner and treats each client with personalized attention and professionalism.

Attorney Rice started her legal career in 2000, when she began her paralegal studies which she graduated in top 1% of her class, and immediately thereafter joined a mid-size law firm in Houston, Texas. She later attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, where she obtained her Degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2007, was included in the Deans Honor List, and received several CALI Excellence for the Future Awards.  Upon getting licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas, attorney Rice was employed as an associate attorney by a Houston law firm.  In January of 2010, attorney Rice founded The Rice Law Firm, PLLC, practicing law in the areas of Guardianship, Wills, Estate Planning, Probate, Immigration, and Estate Administration, and serving the communities of the Woodlands, Spring, North Houston, Shenandoah, Conroe, Oak Ridge North, Magnolia, Tomball, Montgomery, Egypt, North Harris and Montgomery Counties.


Attorney Rice is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, The Woodlands Bar Association,  and the Probate, Trust and Estate Section of Houston Bar Association. 

Attorney Rice speaks fluent Albanian, conversational Italian, a little German, and she is currently taking Spanish classes. When she is not practicing law, she is spending quality time with her family, playing tennis and golf, or learning a new foreign language.