Chloe Garces was born and raised in Abilene, Texas. Following her graduation from Wylie High School, she attended Texas Christian University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English, with a concentration in Latino Studies and Political Science. While attending Texas Christian University, Chloe demonstrated the ability to balance academic commitments and extracurricular activities.
She served as Head Delegate for Model United Nations and competed in national competitions in New York City and Washington D.C. She was appointed Chief Speaker on the Texas Christian University Peer Discipline Board. Chloe was a member of the Zeta Chi chapter of Gamma Phi Beta, a Panhellenic Sorority, where she held various elected positions. She was a member of Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society, the Pre-Law Club, Student Government Association, and served as a Team Leader for Fort Worth Young Life. She also worked for a prestigious law firm in Fort Worth while attending TCU, which is when she first sparked an interest in family law. During part of her final year at TCU, Chloe lived in Eastern Europe studying the Political and Economic Transition in Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria following the rise and fall of communism.
Following her undergraduate education, Chloe went on to receive her Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. During her time at Texas Tech, Chloe was selected to serve on the Texas Tech School of Law Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal, as both a Staff Editor and an Articles Editor. She earned the Distinction Award in Legal Practice I, Legal Practice II, Family Law and Housing Clinic, and Elder Law. She participated in advocacy competitions through Board of Barristers. Chloe was a member of the Family Law Society, serving as Secretary for a year before being elected President. She was also a member of the Organization of Women Law Students and Hispanic Law Students Association. Chloe was an active volunteer at Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and served on the Board of Directors for Legal Aid Society of Lubbock. For her final year of law school, Chloe was selected to be a member of the Family Law and Housing Clinic, where she earned her third-year Texas Bar Card and was able to practice family law in the Lubbock area under supervision by her professor. During her time at Tech Law, Chloe clerked for a prominent personal injury firm and gained valuable experience that she still uses today.
Chloe is a second-generation trial attorney. She grew up watching her father, Sam Reyes, litigate cases and take calls from clients around the clock. Chloe is passionate about helping others and knew from an early age that she too wanted to become an attorney and help clients of her own during their time of need. When she’s not advocating for her clients, Chloe can be found spending time with her husband, Tanner Garces, and their dog, Louie, traveling, hunting, or spending time with her family.
Areas of Practice
• Family Law
• Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
• Wills and Probate
• Texas Tech University School of Law, Juris Doctor – 2018
• Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Arts – 2015
• Wylie High School – 2011
• Texas, 2018
Professional Associations and Memberships
• State Bar of Texas
• The American Bar Association
• The Abilene Bar Association
• Texas Young Lawyers Association
• Abilene Young Lawyers Association
• Abilene Young Professionals
• Abilene Chamber of Commerce
• Holy Family Catholic Church Parishioner
• Young Life Abilene