Carissa Peterson Joins The Strong Firm as Associate Attorney

By: Bethany Kovacs
| Published 12/21/2020


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Bret L. Strong, founder and managing shareholder of The Strong Firm P.C., announces the exciting addition of Carissa Peterson as an associate attorney with the firm. Her areas of legal practice include estate planning, probate, taxation, real estate, and business matters. Carissa is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She comes to the firm with 15 years of experience at firms in Houston and Sugar Land, Texas, now finding her home at The Strong Firm and in The Woodlands.

Peterson has a Juris Doctorate from University of Houston Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude with a Minor in Business from Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas, where she also was a recipient of Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship and a member of various national honor societies.

“Carissa is a Board Certified and incredibly experienced attorney in the area of estate planning and probate, and also has extensive practice in the related areas of business succession planning, real estate and corporate matters. We are so excited to announce her as an addition to our talented group of attorneys raising the bar once again related to the expected experience and quality of the attorneys at our firm,” said Strong. “In particular, her core competency and Board Certification in estate planning and probate adds incredible depth to our team. When coupled with her long-term roots in Houston market and a desire to now call The Woodlands her home, she makes an ideal fit for our team.”

In addition to Bret Strong and Carissa Peterson, the firm’s team of attorneys includes Brian Albert, Shareholder; Kristen Bates, Senior Associate; and April Walter, Of Counsel

Founded in 2004 by Bret L. Strong, The Strong Firm P.C. is a locally owned and operated business law firm based in The Woodlands which specializes in all aspects of business law including real estate; oil, gas and energy; mergers, acquisitions and sales; business law and contracts; corporations, LLCs and partnerships; trusts and estate planning; commercial disputes; lending and borrowing; trademarks; employment law; and business mediation.

The Strong Firm P.C. serves individuals and businesses in The Woodlands and the Greater Houston area as well as clients around the country and the world. The Strong Firm, P.C. is located in The Woodlands at the Two Hughes Landing building overlooking Lake Woodlands at 1790 Hughes Landing Boulevard. For more information, call 281-367-1222 or visit

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