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Gary L. Nickelson Joins Goranson Bain Ausley Strengthening Presence in West Texas

Clayton Bryant, Cindy V. Tisdale, Gary L. Nickelson, Chris Nickelson, Cassidy Pearson | April 17, 2023

Texas Family Law Firm Builds on a Legacy of Leadership

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Building on a legacy of leadership, Goranson Bain Ausley, one of Texas’s most accomplished family law firms, announced today that Gary L. Nickelson is joining Goranson Bain Ausley in their Fort Worth office.

Earlier this year, the family law firm entered the Fort Worth, Granbury, and Midland markets with the addition of Chris NickelsonCindy Tisdale, Clayton Bryant, and Cassidy Pearson.

“Exceeding client’s expectations in the increasingly complex field of family law requires unparalleled depth and breadth of expertise coupled with compassionate care to protect families and secure futures.”

P. Lindley Bain, Managing Partner

“In welcoming these family law leaders, we are strengthening our family law team with legal professionals who embrace our client-centered mindset grounded in shared values of excellence, integrity and empathy,” Bain added. “Together, we are building on our legacy of leadership and expanding our footprint to make family law better for Texas.“

In a career that has spanned more than 50 years, Gary L. Nickelson has distinguished himself in family law and is highly regarded for his client advocacy, integrity, and legal acumen.

Nickelson is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been the chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar, President of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialist, President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – both the Texas Chapter and national organization and is a former director of the State Bar of Texas. He earned a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. from Texas Tech University.

Nickelson has been honored with two of the most coveted Texas family law awards–the Sam Emison Award from the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and the Dan Price Award from the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. In addition to Nickelson, Goranson Bain Ausley attorneys Thomas Ausley, Kathryn Murphy, and Diana Friedman have earned the prestigious Sam Emison Award. Chris Nickelson, Diana Freidman, and Kathryn Murphy have earned the Dan Price Award.

About Goranson Bain Ausley

Goranson Bain Ausley is a leading family law firm in Texas, building on a long-standing record of trustworthy, successful advocacy for clients. For more than 40 years, Goranson Bain Ausley has fostered a constructive and strategic approach to help clients protect assets, control costs, minimize disruption, and achieve the most advantageous results.

In 2023, U.S. News & World Report named Goranson Bain 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.

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