Phelps, Ferinez Brininstool
1922 - 2006

Alias: Ferinez Brininstool
Born: 2/10/1922 in Childress, Texas
Died: 2006
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Land Use / Zoning
Regions and States of Practice:
TX, South
NM, West
Legal Education:
University of Texas School of Law, 1944
Other Education:
Associate Arts, Cottey Jr. College (1941)
B.A. in Economics, and JD from University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Eastern New Mexico University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Positions During Her Career:
Attorney with Humble Oil & Refining Co. in the Land, Rentals and Records Department in Houston
Attorney with Dowling-Moody Realty Co. in Carlsbad
Attorney with Reese & McCormick in Carlsbad
Attorney with her husband at Phelps & Phelps in Clayton
Private practitioner with Paddock, Phelps and Phelps in Roswell (1954-mid-1960s)
Probate judge in Roswell (mid-1960s)
Taught at Georgia State College (Columbus College) for 30 years, and retired as Professor, Emeritus in Government.

Further Research Materials

A Celebration of New Mexico's First Women Lawyers
A Celebration of New Mexico's First Women Lawyers, New Mexico's Women's Bar Association, avaialble at:
Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)