Tracy A. Spillman

Of Counsel

Location: Edinburg/McAllen, Texas
Phone: 956-632-5000
Fax: 956-632-5050
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Tracy obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Louisiana State University in 1992, and received her law degree from Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 1997. After a year of working with a solo practitioner specializing in labor and employment law, Tracy went to work for the Family Court of East Baton Rouge Parish in 1998, as a research attorney for Judge Jennifer Luse, where she remained until she moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 2003.  Tracy was Senior Attorney for then Justice Federico Hinojosa of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals from 2003 until 2007. While with the court of appeals, Tracy performed extensive research and drafted memoranda on numerous appeals and original proceedings. After Tracy left the court of appeals, she began working with the attorneys at Walsh McGurk Cordova Nixon where her practice focuses primarily on civil appeals and all facets of litigation support in various types of matters including, but not limited to, commercial matters, labor and employment, lender liability and collection, real estate litigation and shareholder/partner disputes.

Tracy has been licensed to practice law in the states of Texas, Louisiana and Colorado, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and the Western and Southern Districts of Texas.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2017

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Appeals
  • Litigation Support

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1997
  • Texas, 2003
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1998


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    J.D. – 1997
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
    B.A. – 1992
    Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baton Rouge Association of Women Attorneys, Secretary, 2002 – 2003

Past Employment Positions

  • Thirteenth Court of Appeals, Texas, Senior Attorney to Justice Federico Hinojosa, 2003 – 2006
  • Family Court of East Baton Rouge Parish, Research Attorney, 1998 – 2003
  • Kittleman Thomas, PLLC, Associate, 2007-2010
  • Kittleman Thomas, PLLC, Partner, 2010-2017

Based in Edinburg, Texas, we serve clients throughout Southern Texas, including McAllen, Edinburg, Mission, Brownsville, Harlingen and other communities in Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Starr County, Willacy County, Brooks County, Kenedy County, Lasalle County, Zavalla County, Frio County, Medina County, Atascosa County, McMullen County, Live Oak County, Webb County, Dimmit County, Guadalupe County, and Gonzalez County.