Debra A. Drayovitch
Debra A. Drayovitch is the founder and principal attorney of Drayovitch P.C., a Denton-based law firm serving North and Central Texas in the areas of local government and municipal law, land use and zoning, real estate, and economic development.
A native of Denton, Ms. Drayovitch attended the University of Texas at Austin and Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, gaining admission to the Texas Bar in 1978. From 1979 to 1982, Ms. Drayovitch served as City Attorney for the City of Greenville. She went on to represent the City of Arlington as Deputy City Attorney from 1982-1985 before returning home to Denton, where she served as City Attorney from 1985 to 1995. In addition to representing private clients, Ms. Drayovitch has served as a city attorney and as special counsel to municipalities and other governmental entities throughout the State.
Ms. Drayovitch is a former Associate Municipal Judge and has been a certified mediator since 2008. She is the author of Texas Municipal Law, Second Edition and is a Past Chair of the Municipal Contracts, Franchises and Technology Section of the National Institute of Municipal Legal Officers. Ms. Drayovitch frequently offers presentations on training in land use regulations, economic development incentives, human resource issues, and purchasing procedures.
- J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law (1978)
- B.A., with Honors, University of Texas at Austin
- Texas State Courts (1978)
- State Bar of Texas (Member, Labor and Employment Law section; Former Member, Committee for Local Bar Leaders)
- Denton County Bar Association (Past President and Director)
- Tarrant County Bar Association
- Texas City Attorneys Association (Past President and Director)
- Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
- International Municipal Lawyers Association (Member)