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Mishae M. Boren
Attorney  & Mediator

Mishae Boren was raised in Tyler and has many ties to the East Texas community. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology.

Before attending law school at Texas A&M University School of Law she interned at the Law Office of Bobby D. Mims P.C.  It was here that her passion for criminal defense work was realized. In 2016, after graduating from law school and passing the bar exam she came to work at this law firm as an associate attorney. In 2018, Ms. Boren and Mr. Mims became law partners and formed Boren & Mims, PLLC.



Ms. Boren has tried numerous felony and misdemeanor cases to East Texas juries and has experience with cases from petty Theft all the way up to Capital Murder. She has been trained in DWI detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing techniques and blood alcohol analysis. She is also trained in expunctions/ non-disclosures of criminal records and mediation.


Ms. Boren believes that her experiences, education, and local upbringing give her a unique perspective and assist her to better understand the needs of her clients.


She is licensed to practice in Texas state and federal courts. 


She is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Bar College, Eastern District of Texas Bar Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Smith County Bar Association, Smith County Criminal Defense Lawyer Association, Smith County Young Lawyers, and the Women’s Section of the Smith County Bar Association. 


She currently serves on the Smith County Bar Association Board of Directors (2022-2024), Smith County Bar Women's Section Co-Chair (2022), and is a past president of the Smith County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (2019-2020). 


Ms. Boren has continually served her community by volunteering with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), East Texas Food Bank, National Adoption Day, St. Paul's Ministries, and the Junior League of Tyler. Ms. Boren has also judged many Mock Trials for area high school students and collegiate undergrads.

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Ms. Boren has successfully completed specialized courses in criminal defense including:

         -Texas Criminal Trial College

                  TCDLA in Huntsville, Texas

         -Forensic Chromotography Theory and Practice

                  Axion Training Institute in Chicago, Illinois

         -Standardized Filed Sobriety Testing (Practitioner's Course) 

                  Platt & Associates in Houston, Texas

         -Basic Mediation

                  Manousso & Arbitration,LLC in Houston, Texas

         -Advanced Family-Divorce-Child Custody Mediation Training

                  Manousso & Arbitraion, LLC in Houston, Texas

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