MarQuetta A. Clayton, Owner & Managing Attorney
MarQuetta A. Clayton is an Oklahoma City native relocated to the DFW metroplex in grade school. She attended the University of Oklahoma, where she received her Bachelor of Art in Mathematics, Boomer Sooner! MarQuetta worked as a senior pension analyst before she decided to go to law school. She received her Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M University School of Law. Ms. Clayton worked as an Assistant County Attorney in Hood County, Texas, before opening her firm. Ms. Clayton is a misdemeanor and felony trial attorney and believes trials are necessary when the offered disposition is not fair. She has been named 2017 Top Attorney by Fort Worth Magazine and has been admitted to the Texas Bar College.
Ms. Clayton also contributes to her community through her founded nonprofit, Girl2Girl Foundation, where she serves as the Executive Director. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Xi Theta Omega chapter in Arlington, TX, where she serves on the Graduate Advisory Council and as captain of the Global Impact Committee. She’s also the current Treasurer of the L. Clifford Davis Legal Association in Tarrant County. Ms. Clayton organized the Tarrant County Lawyers Against Injustice, who provided pro bono services to several protestors who were unlawfully arrested. She is also active in other community-engaged organizations in and around the DFW metroplex.
Ms. Clayton has a strong desire to help others, including her clients. When her clients are faced with challenging and terrifying decisions, Ms. Clayton can ease the navigation of those decisions. Ms. Clayton is client-driven, settles for nothing less than fair results, and very professional.