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GoransonBain Ausley Family Lawyers Recognized as Top Attorneys in Texas by Super Lawyers- Thomson Reuters

April 15, 2016

Five GoransonBain Ausley Divorce Attorneys Earn Consecutive Appearances on 2016 Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters

A high degree of peer recognition and professional accomplishment is how five GoransonBain Ausley family law attorneys have earned inclusion on the 2016 Rising Stars list compiled by Super Lawyers. P. Lindley Bain, Angel J. Berbarie, Hayley B. Collins, Lene′ Alley DeRudder and Kathryn F. Samler are making their repeat appearances on the exclusive annual ranking limited to the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in Texas.

“Our commitment to doing what is in our client’s best interest is at the core of who we are and what we do,” said Beth Maultsby, Managing Partner. “It drives our culture and this recognition affirms our reputation among our peers.”

The annual Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Star’s” ranking recognizes the state’s best lawyers under the age of 40 and practicing for no more than 10 years. Lawyers are selected through a competitive process that includes independent research, peer nominations and evaluations.

A highly regarded list, P. Lindley Bain, a partner who manages the family law firm’s Austin office, has earned the recognition for seven straight years. Board certified in family law, she has also been selected to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America.

Divorce lawyer, Angel J. Berbarie, who recently joined the firm’s Plano office, is Board Certified in Family Law and has achieved the recognition for five years.

Plano family law attorney Lene′ Alley DeRudder has earned the Rising Stars recognition for three years and recently was designated as one of the 10 Best Attorneys (in her region) for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Lawyers.

Hayley B. Collins, also in the divorce firm’s Plano office, has earned the achievement for two years.

Kathryn F. Samler, who is with the family law firm’s Dallas office, has achieved the recognition for three years.

This list of Texas Rising Stars will be featured in Texas Monthly magazine’s April 2016 issue. Additional information on the GoransonBain Ausley Rising Stars can be found online at

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, complex property matters, collaborative law, mediation, premarital and postmarital 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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