Recent News

  • May 10, 2017
    Congratulations to Kathryn J. Murphy, Diana Friedman, Paula Larsen, Chris Lake and Aimee Pingenot Key for being named as "Best Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law" by D Magazine, more than any other family law firm in Dallas for 2017.

  • November 18, 2016
    GoransonBain listed as a Top 100 Best Workplace in Dallas/ Ft. Worth! Ranked Top 10 in the Small Companies category as well as special recognition as Best Work/Life Flexibility.

  • November 2, 2016
    GoransonBain, has been ranked “Best Law Firms” in Family Law and Family Law Mediation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2017

  • September 6, 2016
    Congratulations to our attorneys on being selected as 2016 Super Lawyers: Angie Bain, Jeff Domen, Esther Donald, Diana Friedman, Thomas Greenwald, Tom Goranson, Christopher Lake, Curtis Harrison, Aimee Pingenot Key, Paula Larsen, Beth Maultsby, Anita Savage, Kathryn Murphy, and Clint Westhoff.

  • August 17, 2016
    Kathryn J. Murphy Named 2017 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Family Law in Dallas/Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report.

  • August 17, 2016
    14 Goranson Bain, PLLC Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® List: Angie Bain, Lindley Bain, Jeff Domen, Esther Donald, Diana Friedman, Thomas Greenwald, Tom Goranson, Curtis Harrison, Aimee Pingenot Key, Paula Larsen, Beth Maultsby, Kathryn Murphy, Clint Westhoff, and Charlie Wilson.

  • August 4, 2016
    Congratulations to our Dallas Partner Diana Friedman on winning the Sam Emison Award!

  • August 4, 2016
    Paralegal, Shannon Armstrong presented "Setting Up and Staffing a Profitable office" at Advanced Family Law.

  • August 3, 2016
    Diana Friedman will be participating in "Direct & Cross of a Tracing Expert - Live Demo" at Advanced Family Law today.

  • August 2, 2016
    This afternoon, Kathryn Murphy will be presenting "Characterization" at Advanced Family Law.

  • August 1, 2016
    Today, Thomas Greenwald will be presenting "Recusal and Disqualification of Judges" at Advanced Family Law.

  • July 31, 2016
    Dallas Partner, Aimee Pingenot Key will be presenting "Go Beyond the Forms: Effectively Drafting Family Law Orders" at this year's Advanced Family Law.

  • May 9, 2016
    Plano Partner, Kathryn J. Murphy has been elected Chair to the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • April 21, 2016
    GoransonBain Family Lawyers recognized as 2016 D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas: Paula Larsen and Diana Friedman.

  • April 2, 2016
    Kathryn Murphy has been honored with UT Tyler's Distinguished Alumni award.

  • April 1, 2016
    GoransonBain names Plano attorney Curtis W Harrison II as the new Managing Partner!

  • March 4, 2016
    Congratulations to our attorneys Katie Flowers Samler, Hayley Collins, Lindley Bain, Lené Alley DeRudder and Angel Berbarie on being selected to 2016 the Texas Rising Star list!

  • January 1, 2016
    Both Dallas and Plano offices are growing with addition of Lené Alley DeRudder, Lerrin Goldberg, and Diana S. Friedman. We can't be more thrilled on having these new additions to our team!

  • November 2, 2015
    We are extremely excited to announce that we have been ranked in the 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 3 practice areas! That includes Metropolitan Tier 1 for Dallas/Fort Worth in Family Law, Metropolitan Tier 2 for Austin in Family Law, and Metropolitan Tier 2 for Dallas/Fort Worth in Family Law Mediation.

  • August 6, 2015
    Our very own, Kathryn Murphy will be presenting "Advanced Negotiation Techniques: Negotiation Principles, Techniques and Strategies" this morning at Advanced Family Law Course in San Antonio.

  • August 6, 2015
    Plano attorney, Jeff Domen will be presenting "Technology: Judges’ Tech Tips" at today's 41st Annual Advanced Family Law Course.

  • June 12, 2015
    Hayley Collins will be giving a presentation at Insights Collaborative Therapy Group.

  • May 16, 2015
    Plano attorney, Jeff Domen gave a presentation called Collaborative Law Myths at Collin County Bench Bar.

  • May 1, 2015
    Dallas founding attorneys, Paula Larsen and Angeline L. Bain have been named D Magazine's 2015 Best Lawyers.

  • March 13, 2015
    Charles M. Wilson III has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Lola Wright Foundation Award for advancing and enhancing legal ethics!

  • March 6, 2015
    Austin partner P. Lindley Bain, Dallas associate Kathryn F. Samler, and Plano associate Hayley Collins have been selected to the 2015 Texas Rising Stars listing for their service in Family Law. Congratulations!

  • December 19, 2014
    Our thoughts turn gratefully to our friends, family and colleagues. Best wishes for the Holiday Season and a Happy New Year.

  • December 18, 2014
    Its photo time for our lady lawyers who will be featured in D Magazine's Women Leaders in Law 2015. Keep an eye out for it in January!

  • October 10, 2014
    Our first Art with Heart has been a great success! We are so happy to have done this for VMLC. For more about our event: http://bit.ly/1ykDdCT

  • October 3, 2014
    Today, Dallas attorney's Beth Maultsby, Anita Savage and Thomas Goranson volunteered in preparation of next week's fundraiser Art with Heart, a benefit for Vickery Meadow Learning Center. Among other volunteers from the Dallas office are Debra Reeves, Brianne Wojtowicz, Melissa Alamilla, Sherry Okon, Brittany Moore and Carol White. We will have some great art, created by the children, up for auction! For more information, feel free to contact us.

  • August 18, 2014
    Goranson Bain, PLLC is pleased to announce that nine lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers: Angeline L. Bain, P. Lindley Bain, Jeff Domen, Thomas P. Goranson, Thomas A. Greenwald, Paula Larsen, Beth E. Maultsby, Aimee Pingenot, and Kathryn J. Murphy. Kathryn Murphy has also been named Lawyer of the Year - 2015 - Family Law- Dallas Area. Congratulations!

  • August 9, 2014
    Dallas attorneys Beth Maultsby and Katie Samler of Goranson Bain, PLLC, received the prestigious Joseph P. McKnight Best Family Law CLE article at the annual Advanced Family Law Course in San Antonio with their article titled “High Conflict Family Law Matters and Personality Disorders”.

  • August 7, 2014
    "Policies and Procedures to Avoid Grievance/Malpractice" was the subject of our Dallas Attorney Charles M. Wilson III's presentation at AFLC

  • August 7, 2014
    This morning, Plano Divorce Attorney, Kathryn J. Murphy is presenting at the Advanced Family Law Course in San Antonio on the topic of Negotiation Principles, Strategies and Techniques.

  • August 6, 2014
    We are pleased to announce our newest members: Clint Westhoff, Aimee Pingenot, and Lindley Bain. More information can be found at http://ow.ly/A2L4H

  • August 6, 2014
    "Evidentiary Mistakes" is the topic of Jeff Domen's presentation today at the 40th Annual Advance Family Law Course in San Antonio.

  • August 6, 2014
    Today, Plano Family Law Attorney Thomas A. Greenwald is speaking at Advanced Family Law about "Drug and Alcohol Issues: Testing and Use/Admissibility of Results, Handling Addicted Clients, Protection and Use of Records in Court"

  • August 4, 2014
    Today starts the annual State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law seminar. We are definitely there! Our Plano and Dallas attorneys will not only be attending, but also be presenting.

  • July 17, 2014
    Plano attorney, Jeff Domen will be leading an open forum this evening with financial professionals Joanna Jadlow and Steve Walker. They will be discussing how to deal with the perceived presumptions clients often have to coming into collaborative cases concerning guideline child support and 50/50 property division.

  • July 15, 2014
    Goranson Bain will be co-sponsoring "Book Launch Party" for Jennifer Leister's "Meet Max" and "Max meets Emma" this week. These books are aimed at helping children adapt to their parent's divorce.

  • March 20, 2014
    Curtis Harrison is serving as the Course Director for the State Bar of Texas' Annual Collaborative Law Course, a state-wide continuing education course intended to teach other Texas attorneys, financial professionals, and mental health professionals about new developments in the field of Collaborative Law.

  • August 5, 2013
    Kathryn Murphy is serving as the Co-Course Director for the State Bar of Texas' 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, a state-wide continuing legal education course intended to teach other Texas family law attorneys about new developments in the field of family law.

  • August 7, 2013
    Clint Westhoff is speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “Characterization and Tracing.”

  • August 7, 2013
    Jeff Domen is speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “Top Evidentiary and Discovery Mistakes Made by Attorneys.”

  • August 6, 2013
    Tom Greenwald and Charlie Wilson are speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “How to Avoid Grievance, Malpractice Claims and Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims.”

  • August 6, 2013
    Aimee Pingenot is speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “Preparing for the Board Certification Exam.”

  • August 5, 2013
    Beth Maultsby is speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “High Conflict Family Law Matters and Personality Disorders.”

  • August 6, 2013
    Aimee Pingenot is speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “Preparing for the Board Certification Exam.”

  • August 5, 2013
    Kathryn Murphy is serving as the Co-Course Director for the State Bar of Texas’ 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, a state-wide continuing legal education course intended to teach other Texas family law attorneys about new developments in the field of family law.

  • August 5, 2013
    Beth Maultsby is speaking at the 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course on the topic of “High Conflict Family Law Matters and Personality Disorders.”

  • March 1, 2013
    Dallas financier T. Boone Pickens and nationally-known conflict resolution expert Bill Eddy are joining collaborative lawyers, financial professionals, and mental health professionals for the state of Texas’ foremost collaborative law conference -and GoransonBain attorney Curtis Harrison is central to making it happen.

  • February 28, 2013
    Curtis Harrison is Assistant Course Director for the event, taking place Feb. 28 and Mar. 1 at the Hotel Palomar in Dallas. Twenty collaborative law experts will present on trends and new developments in collaborative law, including a review of recent laws affecting collaborative family law practice, sessions geared toward improving the collaborative process, and sessions specifically geared toward the mental health professional’s perspective on the collaborative law process.

  • January 2, 2013
    Goranson Bain has been named to the "Best Law Firms" 2013 list as a Tier 1 firm in Family Law and Family Law Mediation by U.S. News/Best Lawyers.

  • January 10, 2013
    Kathryn J. Murphy of Goranson Bain, PLLC, received the Annette Stewart Inn of Court, Serjeant of the Inn Award on January 10, 2013, an award to an attorney who has made significant contributions to the legal profession and the community.

  • August 7, 2012
    Tom Greenwald spoke at the 38th Annual Advance Family Law Course on the topic of Drug Testing – Use and Defense.

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