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Daniella Deseta Lyttle - Attorney and Managing Partner

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Phone: (512) 215-5225
Fax: (877) 485-1163

1811 W Ben White Blvd #101
Austin, Texas 78704

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Daniella Deseta Lyttle is an award-winning attorney that serves as the Managing Partner and Senior Attorney at Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC. Her practice areas include family law litigation and mediation, immigration law, and wills & estates. Ms. Lyttle earned a J.D. with honors from The Michigan State University College of Law where she graduated in the top ten percent of her class. She also has a B.A. with honors and distinction in Psychology and Gerontology from The University of South Florida.

Ms. Lyttle has received multiple awards, which include the prestigious 2018 and 2019 Super Lawyers award. Superlawyers recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state of Texas. Ms. Lyttle is also a National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers award recipient, an Austin Monthly Top Attorney award recipient, and has been featured in ATX Women to Watch.

Prior to beginning her legal career, Ms. Lyttle was an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army where she was trained as an Infantry Combat Medic and a Human Resource Specialist. She served in the U.S. Army from 1998 to 2004. After graduating from undergraduate school, Ms. Lyttle became one of the youngest Account Execute hires in the medical device field where she became an expert in highly specialized implantable cardiac pacing leads, venous access systems, and diagnostic catheters.

Ms. Lyttle began her legal career as a law clerk in the Texas Attorney General’s office (Tort Litigation Division). She was also a law clerk at Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, where she handled a variety of family law cases and VAWA cases. Ms. Lyttle was also one of the first Court Visitors (Volunteer Program) in Travis County, serving the Travis County Probate Court and the Honorable Guy Herman where she assisted with Guardianship matters filed in Travis County. Prior to opening The Lyttle Law Firm in the fall of 2010, Ms. Lyttle was an associate at a small law firm in North Austin where she practiced family law and immigration.

Ms. Lyttle is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese and is conversational in Italian.

Daniella Deseta Lyttle - Badges

J.D., Michigan State University College of Law
Magna Cum Laude (with Honors - Top 10% graduate)

B.A., University of South Florida
Magna Cum Laude (with Honors)

Academy of Health & Science, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio - U.S. Army)
Babson College, 10KSB Business/Entrepreneur Program Graduate 2019, (Wellesley, Massachusetts)

Bar Admissions

Texas Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

United States District Court, Western District of Texas

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association, Section of Family Law -- National Institute for Trial Advocacy

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Capital Area Trial Lawyer's Association - Austin

Austin Young Lawyer's Association (AYLA)

Hispanic Bar Association

State Bar of Texas
Family Law Section
Immigration and Naturalization Section
Solo/Small Firm Section

The College of the State Bar of Texas

Austin Bar Association
Solo & Small Firm Section
Family Law Section

American Bar Association

Texas Bar Association

Travis County Women Lawyers' Association

Mother Attorney Mentor Association, Board of Directors - Communications Committee

Certified Mediator, - 40-hour General Mediation and Specialized Family Law Mediation Training in compliance with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Act, Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 154.052

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteer Legal Services

People's Law School

Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas Legal Line

Ya Es Hora, Immigration Outreach Events

Mexican Consulate in Austin - Previous PALE Attorney

Honors / Awards

Travis County Women Lawyer's Association, 2019 Award for Contribution to Minority Community

2021 Super Lawyers

2019 Super Lawyers "Rising Star Award"

2018 Super Lawyers "Rising Star Award"

2021 Austin Monthly Top Attorney

2020 Austin Monthly Top Attorney

2021 Hays County Best Attorneys

2020 Hays County Best Attorneys

2021 ATX Women to Watch, Austin Woman Magazine (March 2021)

Selectee, University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs,

Women's Campaign School, 2020 Graduate

Selectee, Austin Bar Association Leadership Academy, 2021 class

Selectee, National Program Goldman Sachs 10KSB Small Businesses/ Entrepreneur Program, 2019 class -

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Selected in 2020 - 10 Best Law Firms for Family Law category

Selected as top 10 Female Attorneys in Texas

"Best of Austin under 40," Nominee. , Best of Austin Under 40, 2018, 2019

Ranked as the Three Best Rated Business of 2018 for our legal categories

Ranked as a Top attorney on Avvo with a score of 10.0 (superb), 2018, 2019

Selected by The National Academy of Jurisprudence as Top 100 attorneys

Client Reviews
I would say that Daniella is an Excellent attorney that help me on a petition case, she also helped my sister with another immigration matter. She was always very attentive and responded quickly to all My questions. She's also very professional, honest and gave me her best advise at all times, I would definitely recommend her for any immigration case you may have. C.E.
The Lyttle Law Firm exceeded my expectations! Daniela was so great, she was extremely dedicated, professional and most importantly, truly cared for my husband’s case. Not only did she help with the case itself but she also helped us in finding a criminal justice attorney and situating everything out with that. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience with Daniela’s firm, I absolutely recommend her and assure you she will not disappoint. I.M.
Daniella and her staff were patient, attentive, and knowledgeable. Daniella guided us through the often times lengthy and cumbersome process of applying for a marriage-based permanent resident card. We never felt like we were dealing with just another lawyer, we felt like we were dealing with person that was invested in your success. We were even able to complete this entire process while living several hours away in Corpus Christi. If you want to ensure you have the best on your side when working through the immigration process, then the Lyttle Law Firm is a must! C.O.
Very helpful and knowledgeable lawyer. Very fair pricing and her staff are very friendly as well. Her team made everything smooth and easy. A+ C.N.
When it comes to service, Danielle is the best you can ask for in the Austin area. She is simply outstanding, she gets the job done quickly and any concerns you may have, she tries to answer them as quickly as possible. I highly recommend her. F.N.