GoransonBainAusley
3307 Northland Drive
Suite 420
Austin
TX
78731
(512) 454-8791
This Collaborative Divorce Professional is Master Credentialed by Collaborative Divorce Texas

Licenses

State Bar of Texas 1988

Certifications

Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1997)

Professional Activities

Founding Member Collaborative Institute of Texas
Member International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Life Fellow State Bar of Texas
Member Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Member American Bar Association
Member State Bar of Texas (including Family Law Section)
Member Austin Bar Association (including Family Law Section)
Member Texas Family Law Foundation
Current Board of Trustee Collaborative Law Institute of Texas 2007 - present (President Elect)
Current Board of Director for Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas 2001-present (Secretary 2003-2004; Treasurer 2005-2006)
Member Legal Assistant Commission Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2001-2004)

Honors & Recognition

Recipient of the Gay G. Cox Award, Collaborative Divorce Texas, 2019
Named the Best Lawyers© Family Law Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Woodward and White Press, 2019
Named the Best Lawyers© Collaborative Law: Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Woodward and White Press, 2013, 2016, 2018 and 2020
Named the Best Lawyers© Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Woodward and White Press, 2011 and 2015
Selected to the “Top 50: Central/ West Texas Super Lawyers”, Thomson Reuters, 2019
Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Thomson Reuters, 2005 – 2019
Recipient of the J. Chrys Dougherty Award for dedication and commitment to access to justice for all, 2015
Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press, 2007 – 2020
Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law Mediation, Woodward and White Press, 2008 – 2020
Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Collaborative Law: Family Law, Woodward and White Press, 2008 – 2020

Education

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts (English)
Baylor University
1984

Law School

Baylor University School of Law
1988

Professional Training

2000 - Basic Training Collaborative Law, Pauline Tesler & Stu Webb (Houston)
2003 - Basic Training Collaborative Law, Chip Rose & Sherri (Austin)
2007 - Basic Training Collaborative Law, CLI-Tx Basic (Austin)
2006 - Interdisciplinary Training Collaborative Law, CLI-Tx Interdisciplinary (Austin)
2005 - Advanced Training Collaborative Law, Chip Rose
2004 - 40-Hour Basic Training Dispute Resolution Center (Austin)