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D. Kay Woods

  • Partner


McKinney, TX


(972) 972-8820




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D. Kay Woods began her legal career in 1987. Ms. Woods' practice involves all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, marital property agreements and domestic violence.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1986
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Member
  • University of Texas, Tyler, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1982
    • Major: Psychology


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, adjunct professor, 1992 to 1997
  • "Hot Topics in Family Law," presentation to the Collin County Bench Bar IX Conference, 2000
  • "Overview of Child Custody Laws in Texas," presentation for the Lorman Educational Services Custody Symposium, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Attorney and Practice magazine's Top 10 Family Law Attorney 2017, 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyer* for Family Law, Thomson-Reuters publication
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Texas Women Lawyers Association
  • Attorneys Serving the Community

Past Employment Positions

  • Woods, Mays & Matlock, P.C., Shareholder
  • Holmes, Woods, Diggs & Eames
  • Abernathy, Roeder, Boyd & Joplin
  • Winstead, Sechrest & Minick

Pro Bono Activities

  • First United Methodist Church, Member
  • Single Parent Action Network (SPAN)
  • PTA Board, Mohawk Elementary School, Arts in Education, 2005 to 2006

Mackoy, Hernandez, Jones, & Woods, LLP Is Here for You

At Mackoy, Hernandez, Jones, & Woods, LLP, we focus on Family Law and Estate Planning and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.