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Goranson Bain Ausley Attorneys selected to Austin Monthly’s 2022 Top Attorneys

August 25, 2022

We are proud to announce that Thomas L. Ausley, Kristiana Butler, Angelica Rolong Cormier, and Kelly Caperton-Fischer have been named to Austin Monthly’s 2022 Top Attorneys. At Goranson Bain Ausley, our experienced family lawyers share a commitment to providing constructive, ethical resolution of family law issues while keeping your best interests at heart.

Kristiana Butler has exclusively practiced family law since 2013. She was named a five-time Rising Star by Super Lawyers (2017-2021) and is a three-time recipient of Austin Monthly’s Top Attorneys award. Kristiana helps clients prioritize goals, explore options, and find long-term solutions. From shared custody parenting to LGBTQ+ divorce to buyouts of business interests, Kristiana provides a strategic and empathetic approach to protecting the people and things they value most.

Angelica Rolong Cormier has been named a 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch™ for Family Law and is a three-time recipient of Austin Monthly’s Top Attorneys award. Angelica excels in complicated custody, property, and financial matters for millennials, professionals, and their spouses. Her goal as an attorney is to help families navigate difficult journeys, make sound decisions, and successfully transition into the next phase of their lives.

Kelly Caperton Fischer excels at finding creative and respectful solutions to family law matters, including property and child-related issues. Kelly is a strong proponent of Collaborative Law as a critical foundation to help clients put settlement at the forefront, negotiate more openly, and truly focus on what is best for their family. Kelly was named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2009 – 2012, 2018, and 2019.

Over a five-decade career, Thomas L. Ausley has established a reputation as one of the most distinguished family law attorneys in the state of Texas. During his notable career, Thomas has served as Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, as well as a member of the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and President of the Texas Chapter. He received the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists’ Sam Emison Award (2013), the Austin Bar Association’s Distinguished Lawyer Award (2008), and the Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding 50-Year Lawyer Award (2019).

Regardless of your situation, Goranson Bain Ausley Austin attorneys strive to help you make choices that reflect your most important priorities to benefit your family’s immediate and long-term well-being.

About Goranson Bain Ausley

Goranson Bain Ausley is one of the largest family law firms in Austin, widely respected for its constructive and strategic approach to help clients protect assets, control costs, minimize disruption, and achieve the most advantageous results.  In 2022, 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. GBA has offices in Dallas, Austin, and Plano.

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