Today, Plano attorney Ryan R. Bauerle (SMU Class of 2008) participated at Southern Methodist University Law’s “Fast Food with the Firms” along with Ally Murphy. Ally is the current Vice President of the Family Law Association at SMU Law and our North Texas Law Clerk. “Fast Food with the Firms” is a networking event for… Read More
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) has announced Lindsey Obenhaus earned Board Certification in Family Law. A graduate of the SMU Dedman School of Law, Lindsey joined GoransonBain Ausley after previously practicing family law at a boutique law firm. Lindsey also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas County, where she gained meaningful trial… Read More
This year, GoransonBain Ausley participated in the Holiday of Hope Toy Drive benefiting the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and through the Hope Alliance Holiday Program by adopting a family in need. The Austin donations were able to provide for 2 women. “When a woman has lost everything but her children, the holidays can be scary… Read More
Congratulations to Britney E. Harrison and Kathryn Flowers Samler on being selected to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers Under 40. As seen in the 2020 January issue of D Magazine: “Britney Harrison and Kathryn Samler are sought-after experts on guiding families through what is unarguably one of the most difficult times of their lives. They… Read More
Austin attorney, Kristiana Butler has been selected to be a member of the 2020 Austin Bar Association- Austin Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy. She is following Austin attorney, Rob Frazer who was part of the 2018 class. The Austin Bar/ AYLA Leadership Academy was established to assist Austin-area lawyers in making a difference in our… Read More
Austin attorney Kristiana Butler was invited to present on Temporary Orders Procedure at this year’s Volunteer Legal Services‘ Divorce Basics Seminar. This annual seminar has become a signature CLE training for the Central Texas legal community, providing valuable legal education on the nuts and bolts of family law.
GoransonBain Ausley had the privilege to speak at the 2019 Advanced Family Law Drafting course. This seminar was co-sponsored by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. On Day 1, Partner Aimee Pingenot Key spoke on “Drafting Unique Enforcement Issues”; how to prepare and properly get your pleadings before the court and… Read More
Partner Aimee Pingenot Key moderated an AAML webinar entitled Ethics: How to Avoid the Letter No One Wants to Receive. The webinar, which is available on demand for all attorneys provides an hour and a half of valuable ethics credit and education for family lawyers. The webinar is available at https://aaml.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1288920.
Our Austin office participated in this year’s FMLT Chili Cook-Off and Pie Contest benefiting Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. Our team’s theme this year was super heroes! We are proud to share that Ann Young this year’s pie contest.
Congratulations to American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow Thomas L. Ausley on receiving the Academy’s Professionalism Award at the 2019 AAML Annual meeting in Chicago. The AAML Professionalism Award is presented to an AAML Fellow who consistently demonstrates a commitment to the practice of matrimonial law in a principled manner that is at all times… Read More
Dallas, TX, United States, November 4, 2019 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the tenth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 4 practice areas. Firms included in the… Read More
We are pleased to welcome our newest Family Law Partners, Kyle Basinger and Jeff Shore! 👏🎉
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Hayley B. Collins and Kathryn F. Samler to Partners.
Last night, attorneys from the Austin office of GoransonBain Ausley attended the Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas’s Judge Suzanne Covington Pro Bono Service Awards Reception. GoransonBain Ausley has continued this commitment established by Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores by donating their time and legal expertise to this noble organization, assisting members of the greater… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley is proud to announce Austin attorney Angelica Rolong Cormier as a member of the 2019 – 2020 State Bar of Texas Leadership Class. The State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association select only 20 Texas lawyers to participate in LeadershipSBOT. This diversity initiative is designed to recruit, train, and retain Texas… Read More
We are pleased to announce that 18 GoransonBain Ausley attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list. Kris Algert Kelly Ausley-Flores Thomas Ausley Angeline Bain Jeff Domen Esther Donald Diana Friedman Thomas Goranson Thomas Greenwald Curtis Harrison Christopher Lake Paula Larsen Beth Maultsby Kathryn Murphy Aimee Pingenot Key Eric Robertson Anita Savage… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC attorney Kristen A. Algert was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Collaborative Law: Family Law in the Austin area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC is pleased to announce that 23 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as… Read More
Kris Algert was recently awarded the 2019 Gay G. Cox Collaborative Law Award, established by Collaborative Divorce Texas in 2013. This honor celebrated Gay G. Cox as an outstanding and extraordinary lawyer who dedicated her professional and personal life to the peaceful resolution of conflict and served as an inspiration to all who knew her…. Read More
This year, GoransonBain Ausley has several participating in the 45th Annual Course Advanced Family Law. Sunday- August 11th Kelly Ausley-Flores will be presenting on “Drafting Enforceable Orders at Family Law 101” Monday- August 12th Thomas Ausley will be presenting on “Professionalism: Lessons Learned” Britney Harrison will represent GoransonBain Ausley at the 12th Annual Image Seminar… Read More
This weekend, Partner Aimee Pingenot Key and Britney E. Harrison are attending the State Bar of Texas Bar Leaders Conference. Britney is President-Elect of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and Aimee is a board member of the Collin County Bar Association.
Dallas attorneys Aimee Pingenot Key and Lindsey Obenhaus will be speaking at the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section about overlapping issues in criminal law and family law cases today!
Our Plano office will be closed on Friday, July 26, 2019 to begin the moving process and will re-open at our new location Monday, July 29, 2019 at 8am. Our business, including website, email and telephones will be fully operational during the moving process. Please update your records with our new contact information: 7160 N…. Read More
Attorneys Kristiana Butler and Hayley Collins recently completed the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Institute for Family Law Associates program.
GoransonBainAusley Family Law Co-Founder Reflects on Distinguished Career Over a five-decade career, Thomas L. Ausley has established a reputation as one of the most distinguished family law attorneys in the state of Texas. To recognize his extraordinary career, the Texas Bar Foundation has presented him with the Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award. “A man of… Read More
Our Managing Partner Curtis W. Harrison II was part of the amazing training team that presented the 2019 Advanced Training for Collaborative Divorce Texas. This sold out program examined “inconvenient truths” about divorce and explored ways to make the process better for children and families.
Congratulations to our Austin office for ranking #20 in the micro category at the Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work event!
We are pleased to announce Lerrin Reinecke, who was previously with GoransonBain Ausley from 2016 to 2018, has rejoined the firm as an associate in our Dallas office. As one of six children and a mom of two young children, Lerrin brings a family-oriented perspective to her clients. She knows what is at stake in… Read More
What a wonderful evening at the Texas Bar Foundation Annual Dinner! Austin Partner Thomas Ausley received the Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award- an honor for those who exemplify the highest standards of the legal profession. Congratulations!
Anita C. Savage and Katie Flowers Samler presented at the Dallas Area Paralegal Association Family Law Section Meeting
Anita C. Savage and Katie Flowers Samler recently presented “Collaborative Divorce: What Your Attorney Doesn’t Tell You, but Expects You to Know” at the Dallas Area Paralegal Association Family Law Section Meeting.
We are thrilled to be hosting a Panel Discussion and Evening of Dialogue with our fellow Austin mental health professionals. Special thank you to Syd Sharples, Mary Fogel, Eric Robertson, and Kris Algert for being our panelists this evening.
April 18, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Baillie Hearne (512) 480-8014 email@example.com Ms. Aimee Pingenot Key with GoransonBain Ausley has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout… Read More
We are thrilled to see our Partners, Aimee Pingenot Key, Christopher Lake and Kathryn Murphy listed as D Magazine’s 2019 Best Lawyers. They are featured in the May issue of D Magazine. Congratulations!
We are pleased to announce that Britney E. Harrison, an associate of GoransonBain Ausley, has been selected as a candidate for president-elect of the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA). Britney is running on the platform of finding new and innovative ways to serve the public, creating educational materials for young lawyers, and empowering the young… Read More
Dallas attorney Lindsey Obenhaus speaking at UNT Dallas College of Law speaking about marital property division. Lindsey was also wrote “I Got The Jeep And She Got The Palace:” What Is “Just And Right” In A Divorce?.
Katie Flowers Samler and Partner Aimee Pingenot Key present to the TAMU Law Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic.
Today, Dallas attorneys Katie Flowers Samler and Partner Aimee Pingenot Key presented on Evidence to the TAMU Law Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic.
Congratulations to our 2019 Texas Rising Stars – Super Lawyers: Lindley Bain, Kristiana Butler, Kelly Caperton Fischer, Hayley Collins, Britney Harrison and Katie Samler! Special kudos to Lindley Bain, and Katie Samler for being included in the Up-and-Coming 100: 2019 Texas Rising Stars, and Lindley Bain, Katie Samler, and Hayley Collins on being listed as… Read More
Grateful to have participated in this year’s TexasBar CLE Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation. Dallas Partner Aimee Pingenot Key was course director. This course was cosponsored by the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Partner Kathryn J. Murphy was a panelist on “Trial of a Custody Case” with Lauren E. Melhart,… Read More
We are pleased to announce Angel Berbarie as Partner, and our newest associates: Ryan Bauerle, Caroline Galloway, Kenneth Moore and Lindsey Obenhaus.
We are very proud of our attorneys Ryan Bauerle, Hayley Collins and Katie Flowers Samler for becoming Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization! Ryan, Hayley and Katie become the firm’s 21st, 22nd and 23rd attorneys to earn Board Certification in Family Law. Only around 1% of attorneys in the… Read More
Congratulations to the new 2019 officers of the Dallas Bar Association– Collaborative Law Section: Chair: Partner Esther R. Donald, Secretary: Lindsey Obenhaus and Programs Chair: Anita C. Savage.
We are proud to partner with Capital Title – Frisco today. Alyssia Winter is presenting along with Plano attorney Angel Berbarie on “Who What When & Where of Marital Property & Divorce”
In the field of family law, Murphy takes home the trifecta of professional recognition as Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Dallas. Dallas – Through exceptional leadership and service, Kathryn Murphy has made an impact on the field of family law. As a result, she and her colleagues are celebrating not just one but… Read More
AUSTIN— The strength of her character has led GoransonBain Ausley attorney Kris A. Algert to be again named a Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year, in the field of Family Law Mediation. This is the sixth time the Austin-based attorney has been recognized by her peers for her leadership in the field of family law,… Read More
Collaborative Divorce Texas Announces the Inaugural Class of Credentialed and Master Credentialed Professionals Collaborative Divorce Texas announces its inaugural class of Master Credentialed and Credentialed Collaborative Professionals. Achievement of this designation demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of collaborative practice.
Lawyers Lindley Bain, Kristen A. Algert, Kelly Caperton Fischer, Kelly Ausley-Flores and Angelica Rolong Cormier Photo by Courtney Runn Few things are more personal than family-law issues, and they can easily spiral out of control. At GoransonBain Ausley, we offer an alternative to escalating conflict. Our family lawyers are skilled in resolving disputes in… Read More
We are thrilled to see our Partners, Thomas A. Greenwald, Kathryn Murphy and Paula Larsen listed as D Magazine’s 2018 Best Lawyers. They are featured in the May issue of D Magazine. Congratulations!
Excellence, Recognized: GoransonBain Ausley & GoransonBain Ausley Attorneys Honored As Super Lawyers 2018 Texas Rising Stars
Austin, Dallas and Plano-based family lawyers rated as Texas Rising Stars. Continuing the legacy of leadership, six GoransonBain Ausley family law attorneys have been honored with inclusion in the Super Lawyers 2018 Texas Rising Stars. The latest distinguished group includes P. Lindley Bain, Kelly Caperton Fischer, Britney Harrison Dieng, Kathryn F. Samler, Angel J. Berbarie… Read More
Professional development and community outreach to be priorities Servant leadership can mean many things. For GoransonBain Ausley lawyer Jeff Domen it means enriching lives of others. The family law attorney leads clients through one of the toughest times in their lives advocating and offering hope, peace of mind and encouragement. He is an active volunteer… Read More
Dallas-based GoransonBain Ausley and Austin-based Ausley, Algert, Robertson, and Flores will combine to build a larger footprint for family law in Texas Over the last 40 years, two Texas family law firms independently created a firm for guiding people constructively through complex family law issues. Today, GoransonBain Ausley and Ausley, Algert, Robertson, & Flores have… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley’s Thomas A. Greenwald Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2018 Family Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Ft. Worth by Woodward White, Inc.
For six consecutive years, a GoransonBain Ausley family attorney has earned the singular honor of “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward White, Inc. A family lawyer for 30 years, Thomas A. Greenwald has earned the trust and respect of his clients. Now, the family law attorney and senior partner… Read More
When a person is faced with one of life’s most difficult situations, Esther R. Donald enters with compassion and strength. Donald has determinedly pushed for the right solutions for her clients combining her proven legal expertise and respected credentials with strong interpersonal skills. Now, she enters a new chapter in her legal career rising to… Read More
Family Law Attorney, Thomas Goranson read an article in the Washington Post about why babies should sleep in cardboard boxes. It sounds unconventional, but there are some benefits. We thought our partners at Vickery Meadow Learning Center may benefit from the baby boxes. We were happy to donate a few to each of their locations. A… Read More
Family law firm GoransonBain Ausley debuts at number 5 in 2016 Top Workplaces by the Dallas Morning News. Earns recognition for best work/life flexibility. A workplace culture that fosters a collegial atmosphere focused on guiding people in family crisis with compassion and determination has earned GoransonBain Ausley a top spot on the Dallas Morning News… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley’s Diana Friedman Honored for Distinguished Service to the Practice of Family Law
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists presents GoransonBain Ausley attorney with Sam Emison Award. Diana Friedman recognized for leadership and service in the field of family law. Developing professional relationships can be life-changing. For Diana S. Friedman, early career mentoring and active participation in the Family Law Bar opened the door to service and leadership… Read More
It is estimated that as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease. Many of us know at least someone who either has Alzheimer’s or is a caretaker, including within our firm. This year our firm decided to participate in the Greater Dallas Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Our walking team was lead by Partner Aimee… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley’s Kathryn J. Murphy Named 2017 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Family Law in Dallas/Fort Worth by Woodward White, Inc.
Peer respect and recognition earns GoransonBain Ausley divorce lawyer top ranking on Best Lawyers® list. Leadership role extends to Kathryn Murphy’s appointment as Chair of the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section. A responsibility to give back to the legal community and advocate for families and children has driven Dallas/Plano/Texas family law attorney Kathryn J…. Read More
Strasburger Women Team up to Serve Genesis Women’s Shelter | Strasburger & Price May 13, 2016 Members of StrasburgerBOLD™ from Dallas and Collin County, along with women from family law firm GoransonBain Ausley, recently spent their morning cooking and serving breakfast to women and children at Genesis Women’s Shelter.
GoransonBain Ausley recently sponsored Texas Lawyers for Children Benefit Night featuring Crystal Yates. Texas Lawyers for Children’s mission is “to improve case outcomes for abused and neglected children by enhancing the quality of legal services they receive. The most important decisions about an abused or neglected child’s future are made in court. TLC exists to… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley was a sponsor for An Evening of Country Music featuring Crystal Yates (Winner of the Texaco Country Showdown). Texas Loves Children‘s mission is to improve case outcomes for abused and neglected children by enhancing the quality of legal services they receive. The most important decisions about an abused or neglected child’s future are… Read More
Led by Dallas attorney, Esther Donald, our GoransonBain Ausley “Sole Survivors” are at it again! This weekend our group participated in Foam Glow 5K! Foam Glow is part of U Run and all races are dedicated to children’s hospitals. The Dallas race raised funds for the Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center, a part of the Children’s… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley Family Lawyers Recognized as Top Attorneys in Texas by Super Lawyers- Thomson Reuters
Five GoransonBain Ausley Divorce Attorneys Earn Consecutive Appearances on 2016 Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters A high degree of peer recognition and professional accomplishment is how five GoransonBain Ausley family law attorneys have earned inclusion on the 2016 Rising Stars list compiled by Super Lawyers. P. Lindley Bain, Angel J. Berbarie, Hayley… Read More
With a client-driven focus, GoransonBain Ausley’s Curtis W. Harrison II takes on leadership role with the Texas family law firm. Building upon a firm culture where taking a constructive approach to family law drives each attorney and staff member, Curtis W Harrison II is well positioned to lead GoransonBain Ausley. As managing partner of the… Read More
Dallas Partner, Aimee Pingenot Key spearheaded this project to bring some happiness to children in the NICU and PICU at Children’s Medical Center Dallas by making and delivering Valentine’s boxes through an organization called Hope’s Seed. There are over 500 kids at Children’s and the group is calling upon volunteers to make a Valentine’s box for each… Read More
This year, GoransonBain Ausley decided to kick-off the year by participating in the Big D Climb! Our Dallas attorney, Aimee Pingenot Key spearheaded this opportunity. The Big D Climb is the biggest stair climb in North Texas. Participants race, or walk, up 70 stories of stairs at Bank of America Plaza in Downtown Dallas to raise… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC, and Diana S. Friedman, P.C. team up with shared values to take clients through the divorce process with determination, compassion, and mutual respect. Shared values to take a reasoned approach to family law issues and a corporate culture that values teamwork and exceptional client service has brought together GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley Family Law Attorneys Named Rising Stars among Texas Lawyers by Super Lawyers- Thomson Reuters
Super Lawyers® is honoring three GoransonBain Ausley family lawyers with inclusion in the 2015 Rising Stars list. The exclusive recognition places family law attorneys P. Lindley Bain, Kathryn Samler and Hayley Collins among Texas’ top up and coming lawyers. In the area of peer recognition, GoransonBain Ausley has three family law attorneys who have been… Read More
Dallas family law firm GoransonBain Ausley’s flat fee divorce eliminates the unforeseen costs in an agreed divorce case through amicable and efficient process. With cost a top concern among individuals considering divorce, a new alternative for uncontested divorces is gaining popularity in Texas. Dallas family law firm, GoransonBain Ausley, has seen an increase in demand… Read More
Dallas divorce firm combines a passion for making a positive difference and a heart for giving in Art for Heart fundraiser that benefits VMLC (Vickery Meadow Learning Center) The family law firm, GoransonBain Ausley, is dedicated to helping clients make the best decisions under difficult circumstances in times of separation and divorce. It is this… Read More
Since the firm was founded over 20 years ago, the well-being of children has always been a priority. After the firm experienced the joy of learning to express its creative side through art, the decision was made to host an event where the firm could share its creative expression and give back to the community:… Read More
GoransonBain Ausley Expands Family Law Practice with Divorce Attorneys Anita C. Savage and Esther R. Donald
Dallas Divorce Firm GoransonBain Ausley expands to meet growing demand for quality legal representation. Family law attorneys Anita C. Savage and Esther R. Donald join firm’s Dallas office. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 GoransonBain Ausley, a family law leader in Texas for nearly 30 years, recently announced the addition of divorce attorneys Anita C…. Read More
GoransonBain Ausley’s Kathryn J. Murphy Named Best Lawyers® Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas by Woodward White, Inc.
Nine GoransonBain Ausley family law attorneys honored and named to 2015 Best Lawyers® in America List by Woodward White, Inc. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Each year since Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has published its Best Lawyers® in America list, a family law attorney with… Read More
Aimee M. Pingenot, P. Lindley Bain, and Clint Westhoff Promoted to Firm Partnership. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 GoransonBain Ausley, a family law leader in Texas for nearly 30 years, announced Aimee M. Pingenot, P. Lindley Bain, and Clint Westhoff as newly appointed partners to the firm. Since 1987, GoransonBain Ausley has prioritized growing… Read More
We were happy to assist with this great cause! To learn more about Rainbow Days, you can visit their website: http://www.rdikids.org/
For more information regarding the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarship, you can visit http://www.dallasbarfoundation.org/sarahhughes.aspx Should you be interested in participating in the Bar None show, or would like to attend, you can visit http://www.barnoneshow.com/ This year’s production was…
Attorneys Tom Goranson and Thomas Greenwald participated in the Dallas Bar Association 23rd Annual Pro Bono Golf Tournament in early May. The golf tournament benefits the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. The program ultimately provides free, civil legal help to low-income residents in Dallas County. The volunteers provide advice and full representation in various types of… Read More