Family Law Firm GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC Adds Allen’s Lené Alley DeRudder as an Associate Attorney


GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC strengthens its family law practice in Plano office. The firm’s expansion is part of a strategic plan to attach quality talent dedicated to helping clients achieve the best possible outcome.


With a focus on taking a reasoned approach to family law, GoransonBain Ausley is adding to its roster of attorneys who work to maintain a constructive and civil atmosphere, control costs, and minimize disruption in their clients’ daily lives.  The Texas family law firm has announced that Lené Alley DeRudder has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in its Plano office.

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“Lené’s philosophy and skill sets were a good fit for our corporate culture and the values we embrace,” said Beth E. Maultsby, GoransonBain Ausley Managing Member. “As we grow the firm we are committed to selectively attracting talented family lawyers with integrity, compassion and skill.”

A second career attorney, Alley DeRudder has been practicing family law since 2010 after pursuing a successful career in business and media. Quote from PR WebShe is a member of the Annette Stewart American Inn of Court.  She has been named as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star for two consecutive years (2014 and 2015) and designated as one of the 10 Best Attorneys (in her region) for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Lawyers. Additionally, Alley DeRudder was selected as a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow in 2015.

“I am happy to be part of a firm that consciously strives to foster a constructive atmosphere so clients can focus on their future and resume a normal life,” said Alley DeRudder.  “It aligns well with my goal to strive for the best possible outcome while minimizing the disruption to my client’s life.”

A graduate of Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, she received her J.D. from Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law), Fort Worth.

Alley DeRudder is active in several organizations including the Collin County Bar Association, Collin County Women Lawyers Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Texas Family Law Foundation and Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. She resides in Allen, with her husband, and three children.

About GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC
GoransonBain Ausley is a Texas family law firm founded in 1987. Since its inception, GoransonBain Ausley has fostered a constructive atmosphere and strategic approach to help client’s controls costs, minimize the disruption to their daily lives and achieve the best possible outcome. The firm’s team of attorneys, including three former family court judges, offers clients comprehensive experience and perspectives to work towards an efficient resolution in complex situations. Services encompass virtually every facet of family law, including divorce, asset identification and valuation, collaborative law, mediation and parties-only mediation, premarital and post-marital agreements, child custody and visitation, property division, child support, adoption, paternity, and same-sex legal issues. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, U.S. News & World Report named GoransonBain Ausley a Best Law Firm in its U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for family law and family law mediation, an achievement that involved a rigorous independent evaluation process.

The firm maintains three Texas offices in Dallas, Plano and Austin.

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