Holly Draper grew up in Plano, Texas and graduated from Plano East Senior High in 1997. After graduating summa cum laude from Texas Tech in 2001 with a B.A. in Public Relations, Ms. Draper received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 2004. While at UT Law, Ms. Draper was a Teaching Quizmaster and the Notes Editor for The Review of Litigation.
Ms. Draper began her career as an associate at the Dallas office of Hartline, Dacus, Barger, Dreyer & Kern, L.L.P., where she represented a variety of Fortune 500 companies, including major automotive manufacturers and insurance companies. While at HDBDK, Ms. Draper’s practice focused on products liability, premises liability, consumer law, DTPA claims, negligence and insurance defense. In 2008, Ms. Draper left HDBDK and formed The Draper Law Firm with the goal of balancing her personal and professional life and providing high quality, personalized legal services for families.
Ms. Draper is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has handled a wide variety of family law matters, ranging from divorce to child custody to grandparent rights and everything in between. Ms. Draper finds it extremely rewarding to help people through difficult situations. She participates in the Family Law Sections of the Collin County Bar Association and State Bar of Texas. She is also an active member of the Collin County Bar Association, Collin County Women Lawyer’s Association, and the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists.
Ms. Draper was recognized as a Rising Star in the field of Family Law by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2016 and 2017. Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 (or practicing less than ten years). She was also recognized as one of the Top 50 Up and Coming Women Lawyers in Texas in 2017 by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Outside of the office, Ms. Draper enjoys spending time with her husband, Rob, their children, Abby and Jake, and their dogs Sophie (golden retriever) and Charley (Great Dane) She loves running races, especially with her daughter. She is active in her church, enjoys playing and watching sports and loves to travel.