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Danette Alvarado Broome

Daly City, California

June 27, 1969 - June 29, 2020

Danette Alvarado Broome Obituary

Danette Dee Alvarado Broome, age 51, of Trophy Club, Texas, passed away on June 29, 2020 while on vacation in Napa Valley, California. She was born in Plano, Texas on June 27, 1969. Danette graduated Salutatorian from Rice High School in Eagle Lake, Texas in 1987. Her guidance counselor recognized Danette’s intelligence and drive and encouraged her to apply to several colleges. Danette attended the University of Texas at Austin, earning a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in Accounting in 1991. Danette continued her education at the University of Texas School of Law and received her Juris Doctorate in May 1994. While in law school, Danette served as a volunteer with East Austin Legal Clinic and provided income tax assistance for the elderly. Always a hard worker, Danette financed her own education by working throughout college and law school. Danette, a highly respected criminal and family law attorney and a passionate advocate for abused children, practiced in both the public and private sector. After graduating from law school. Danette worked at the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Between 1994 and 2003, she worked in different divisions including serving as a Felony Chief Assistant District Attorney, prosecuting cases involving heroin during the drug’s notorious rise in area high schools in the 1990s. She also served as the Chief of the Crimes Against Children Division where she prosecuted cases involving the physical and sexual abuse of children. In 2003, Danette, who was also fluent in Spanish, opened the Law Office of Danette D. Alvarado, specializing in criminal, juvenile, family law and child protective services cases. In 2003, Danette was admitted into the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law. From 2014 to 2017, Danette returned to the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office where she served as a felony attorney in the Family Justice Division handling juvenile cases. She also helped establish the first Domestic Violence Unit at the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. From 2017 – 2018, she joined the law firm of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP serving as a civil litigation attorney for first party insurance defense cases. In 2018, Danette returned to solo private practice in the area of criminal defense and family law, primarily practicing in Collin County. She also became a certified mediator for family law cases involving Child Protective Services. Through-out her legal career, Danette was regarded as a fierce and respected advocate for her clients, especially children and parents whom she represented as an Attorney Ad Litem in cases involving abuse and neglect and for victims whom she sought justice for as an Assistant District Attorney. In addition to her work, Danette volunteered in her legal community, serving in different capacities including as an At-Large Small City Minority Director on the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors (2002-2003), President of the Collin County Young Lawyers Association (2003-2004); and Chair of the Collin County Bench Bar Conference (2005). Danette was a member of the following groups during different periods in her legal career: Collin County Young Lawyers Association, Collin County Bench Bar Executive Committee, College of State Bar, Collin County Bar Association, Texas District & County Attorneys Association, Collin County Council on Family Violence and Collin County Defense Lawyer’s Association. Danette often volunteered as a pro bono attorney for families adopting foster children on National Adoption Day and was a member of Junior League of Collin County when she lived in Plano. Danette cherished her family, friends and lived life to the fullest. She loved fresh cut flowers, fine wine, good food, and enjoyed conversation with friends and family, especially on breezy patios or in comfy living rooms. She also had a passion for travel and found delight in planning adventures around the globe. Some of the many places she traveled to include Hawaii, Mexico, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, the Caribbean, the Florida Keys as well as skiing in Colorado and Utah, enjoying wine country in Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles and attending Texas Longhorn football games. Danette is survived by her loving husband of 11 years, Montie, bonus children Karlie, Rylie, Garrett and Justin Broome, mother Gloria Morales and brother Everette Alvarado of Frisco, father Manuel Alvarado of Dallas, nephew Everette Alvarado Jr. and wife Claudia of Frisco; niece Christina and husband Eric of Dallas, and numerous beloved great nieces and nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and her dog, Holly. Danette loved all her family and friends and always made time for anyone who needed her. Danette loved the Lord and is welcomed into His presence, “Well done, my good and faithful servant! Enter into the joy of the Lord.” Matt.25:21 A memorial service in celebration of Danette’s life is scheduled for Friday, July 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Collin County Courthouse, Central Jury Room, 1st Floor, 2100 Bloomdale Road, McKinney, Texas 75071. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial gifts be sent to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County, 2205 Los Rios Blvd., Plano TX 75074 (website: www.caccollincounty.org/donate/)

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Danette Dee Alvarado Broome, age 51, of Trophy Club, Texas, passed away on June 29, 2020 while on vacation in Napa Valley, California. She was born in Plano, Texas on June 27, 1969. Danette graduated Salutatorian from Rice High School in Eagle Lake, Texas in 1987. Her guidance counselor recognized Danette’s intelligence and drive and encouraged her to apply to several colleges. Danette attended the University of Texas at Austin, earning a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in Accounting in 1991. Danette continued her education at the University of Texas School of Law and received her Juris Doctorate in May 1994. While in law school, Danette served as a volunteer with East Austin Legal Clinic and provided income tax assistance for the elderly. Always a hard worker, Danette financed her own education by working throughout college and law school. Danette, a highly respected criminal and family law attorney and a passionate advocate for abused children, practiced in both the public and private sector. After graduating from law school. Danette worked at the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Between 1994 and 2003, she worked in different divisions including serving as a Felony Chief Assistant District Attorney, prosecuting cases involving heroin during the drug’s notorious rise in area high schools in the 1990s. She also served as the Chief of the Crimes Against Children Division where she prosecuted cases involving the physical and sexual abuse of children. In 2003, Danette, who was also fluent in Spanish, opened the Law Office of Danette D. Alvarado, specializing in criminal, juvenile, family law and child protective services cases. In 2003, Danette was admitted into the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Criminal Law. From 2014 to 2017, Danette returned to the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office where she served as a felony attorney in the Family Justice Division handling juvenile cases. She also helped establish the first Domestic Violence Unit at the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. From 2017 – 2018, she joined the law firm of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP serving as a civil litigation attorney for first party insurance defense cases. In 2018, Danette returned to solo private practice in the area of criminal defense and family law, primarily practicing in Collin County. She also became a certified mediator for family law cases involving Child Protective Services. Through-out her legal career, Danette was regarded as a fierce and respected advocate for her clients, especially children and parents whom she represented as an Attorney Ad Litem in cases involving abuse and neglect and for victims whom she sought justice for as an Assistant District Attorney. In addition to her work, Danette volunteered in her legal community, serving in different capacities including as an At-Large Small City Minority Director on the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors (2002-2003), President of the Collin County Young Lawyers Association (2003-2004); and Chair of the Collin County Bench Bar Conference (2005). Danette was a member of the following groups during different periods in her legal career: Collin County Young Lawyers Association, Collin County Bench Bar Executive Committee, College of State Bar, Collin County Bar Association, Texas District & County Attorneys Association, Collin County Council on Family Violence and Collin County Defense Lawyer’s Association. Danette often volunteered as a pro bono attorney for families adopting foster children on National Adoption Day and was a member of Junior League of Collin County when she lived in Plano. Danette cherished her family, friends and lived life to the fullest. She loved fresh cut flowers, fine wine, good food, and enjoyed conversation with friends and family, especially on breezy patios or in comfy living rooms. She also had a passion for travel and found delight in planning adventures around the globe. Some of the many places she traveled to include Hawaii, Mexico, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, the Caribbean, the Florida Keys as well as skiing in Colorado and Utah, enjoying wine country in Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles and attending Texas Longhorn football games. Danette is survived by her loving husband of 11 years, Montie, bonus children Karlie, Rylie, Garrett and Justin Broome, mother Gloria Morales and brother Everette Alvarado of Frisco, father Manuel Alvarado of Dallas, nephew Everette Alvarado Jr. and wife Claudia of Frisco; niece Christina and husband Eric of Dallas, and numerous beloved great nieces and nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and her dog, Holly. Danette loved all her family and friends and always made time for anyone who needed her. Danette loved the Lord and is welcomed into His presence, “Well done, my good and faithful servant! Enter into the joy of the Lord.” Matt.25:21 A memorial service in celebration of Danette’s life is scheduled for Friday, July 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Collin County Courthouse, Central Jury Room, 1st Floor, 2100 Bloomdale Road, McKinney, Texas 75071. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial gifts be sent to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County, 2205 Los Rios Blvd., Plano TX 75074 (website: www.caccollincounty.org/donate/)

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