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18 GoransonBain Ausley Attorneys Honored As 2019 Texas Super Lawyers

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

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Kristen A. Algert named 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Austin area.

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

23 GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC lawyers named to 2020 Best Lawyers® list

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

Advanced Family Law 2019

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


State Bar of Texas Bar Leaders Conference

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.

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Our Plano office has moved!

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

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Welcome back Lerrin Goldberg Reinecke

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

State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting

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!  

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Dallas Attorney Ms. Aimee Pingenot Key Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

April 18, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Baillie Hearne (512) 480-8014 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

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Britney E. Harrison Selected as Candidate for TYLA President-Elect

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

6 GoransonBain Ausley attorneys selected to the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list

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

Innovations: Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation 2019

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

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Women to Watch: GoransonBain Ausley

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

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

Two Highly Respected Texas Family Law Firms Announce Merger

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

Family Law Attorney Esther R. Donald Named Partner at GoransonBain Ausley

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

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Baby Boxes for Vickery Meadow Learning Center

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

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GoransonBain Ausley Named Top Workplace in Dallas

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

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2016

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

Kathryn Murphy- Goranson Bain Ausley- Family Law- Texas

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

Breakfast for Champions

Breakfast for Champions at Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support

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.        

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Texas Lawyers for Children 2016

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

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TLC Benefit to Protect Foster Children

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

Foam Glow 5K

GoransonBain Ausley at Foam Glow 5K

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

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GoransonBain Ausley Names New Managing Partner of Family Law Firm

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

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Valentine’s Boxes

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

GoransonBain Ausley does the Big D Climb 2016

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 Introduces Texas Flat Fee Uncontested Divorce Service

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

Arriving to Art with Heart 2014

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 Appoints Three New Partners

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

Bar None XXIX 2014

For more information regarding the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarship, you can visit Should you be interested in participating in the Bar None show, or would like to attend, you can visit This year’s production was…

Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Golf Tournament 2014

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