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Lindsey Obenhaus and Jonathan James Named 2023 D Magazine Best Lawyers Under 40

Lindsey Obenhaus, Jonathan James | December 23, 2022

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We are proud to announce that Goranson Bain Ausley Partner Lindsey Obenhaus and Associate Jonathan James have been named to D Magazine’s 2023 Best Lawyers Under 40. This accolade is a testament to their expertise, professionalism, and dedication to their clients.  

Jonathan James is skilled in cases with complex property, children, and financial issues. He represents clients who want to resolve family law matters in the least destructive manner possible and is known for being a highly competent litigator and negotiator in high-conflict legal issues, particularly those involving property, challenging real estate investments, and contested custody disputes. “Whether in the courtroom or through out-of-court settlement, my goal is to protect children from the conflict of divorce and preserve my clients’ assets for the future,” he says. Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, James is trained in Collaborative Divorce and has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America. 

Lindsey Obenhaus is known for her expertise in handling financial issues in divorce, including valuations of complex assets, property tracing, and fraud. A former DA in Dallas County, her extensive courtroom experience and strategic thinking help clients make informed financial and parenting decisions for the best possible outcomes. “My goal is to lead clients through the process strategically and efficiently, whether we are preparing for court or discussing settlement,” she says. “As a result, they are empowered to make positive decisions and take control of their finances as they enter the next chapter of their lives.” Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Obenhaus has consistently been named among the Best Lawyers in Dallas and Best Lawyers Under 40 in D Magazine  

Goranson Bain Ausley’s family lawyers have counseled clients in all matters of family law for more than four decades. They are among the most respected, accomplished, and ethical divorce and family lawyers in Texas and work to ensure your family and future are more secure. 

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