by Koi Lomas Spurlock
Ebony R. Rivon is currently the Managing Attorney of the Rivon Law Firm, PLLC, which specializes in family law, estate planning and probate in Dallas, Texas. Ebony serves on the Executive Board for Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section and is a member of the Annette Stewart Inn of Court. Ebony is also a proud Life Fellow of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation.
Ebony received her Bachelors of Art in Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration from Texas A&M University where she graduated magma cum laude, along with University Honors and Foundations Honors. She received her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.
Ebony is very involved in local and state bar associations. In 2015, she served as President of the J. L. Turner Legal Association and is the current Chair-Elect of the J. L. Turner Legal Association Foundation. In 2013, Ebony was the Vice-Chair of the Family Law Section for the National Bar Association. Ebony was elected the 2017 Chair-Elect for the State Bar of Texas African-American Lawyer Section and is a two year member of State Bar of Texas Diversity in the Profession Committee.
Ebony believes in serving her community. Ebony is the Founder of the Antioch Baptist Church Legal Clinic and past Chair of the Dallas Bar Association Volunteer Attorney Program Pro-Bono Committee. She is a member of the Dallas Junior League and serves as the project coordinator for St. Philips School and Community Center. Ebony is also a chartering member of the Dallas Women’s Lawyers Association Foundation established in 2017.
In August 2017, Ebony received the National Bar Association’s 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award and the 2017 Excellence in Service Award.
For the past three consecutive years, Ebony was selected as a Texas Lawyer Rising Star and a Best Lawyers in America in Family Law by the Best Lawyers Magazine. Rivon Law Firm, PLLC was also recognized as one of the Best Firms in Family Law by Best Lawyers Magazine.