Monica L. Narvaez

Monica L. Narvaez

Of Counsel

Monica Narvaez joined MKim Legal in October 2020 as a partner in the firm. Ms. Narvaez is originally from Ohio but is proud to call Texas home. Ms. Narvaez graduated from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio with a B.S.B.A in International Business and Human Resources. She also holds an M.B.A. from Schiller International University, Paris France and London, England. Ms. Narvaez obtained her Juris Doctorate degree and Certificate in Dispute Resolution from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Columbus Ohio, where she was an Associate Editor for the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution and was awarded Best Appellate Advocate. Ms. Narvaez also holds an L.L.M. in Commercial Law from the University of Edinburgh, School of Law, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK where she graduated with distinction.

  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Arbitration/Mediation/ADR
  • Investigations
  • Non-Competes and Trade Secrets
  • Human Resources Compliance and Training

Monica enjoys advising, counseling and training businesses, as well as employees, on labor and employment matters. She leverages her past experience as an Assistant Ohio Attorney Genearl and Policy Attorney with her knowledge as a senior certified human resources professional to help her clients navigate the most complex employment situations in the hopes of avoiding litigation, but also strengthening the relationship between management and employees. However, she also litigates disputes before the TWC, EEOC, DOL, state and federal courts, and other state and federal regulatory bodies.

Mr. Narvaez serves as Secretary, as well as the Chair of the Human Resources Committee, to the Board of Directors for Good Samaritans of Garland. Ms. Narvaez also services a Silent Auction Co-Chair for Attorneys Serving the Community. Ms. Narvaez is an active member of the Garland Chamber of Commerce, a member of Leadership Garland Class 40, and services on the Resource Council to the Dallas County Manufacturers Association (DCMA). Ms. Narvaez is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas HR, the Society for Human Resources Management, and the Printing & Imaging Association MidAmerica.


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Solicitors Bar for England and Wales

Education and Certifications:

  • L.L.M. Commercial Law, University of Edinburgh (with distinction), Edinburgh, Scotland (2010)
  • J.D. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law (2003) Certificate in Dispute Resolution Awarded Best Appellate Advocate
  • M.B.A., Schiller International University, Paris, France and London England (1996)
  • B.S.B.A., The Ohio State University (1992) Dual major: International Business and Human Resources
  • SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional)
  • Certified Mediator – Texas and Ohio

Professional Achievements:

  • Texas Diversity Council, Awarded Top 50 Women Lawyers in Dallas
  • Turnaround Management Association, Chicago/Midwest Chapter,
  • Awarded Small Business Turnaround of the Year for 2018


  • Resource Council to the DCMA
  • Leadership Garland Class 40
  • Attorneys Serving the Community
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas HR
  • The Society for Human Resources Professionals
  • Printing & Imaging Association MidAmerican