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Carl O. Gunnstaks

Carl O. Gunnstaks

also known as Luke Gunnstaks, C. "Luke" Gunnstaks

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Entertainment

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Family: 50%
    3 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
  3. Entertainment: 10%
    3 years



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Carl. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John B. Polk

    Luke is a superb lawyer. I highly endorse him.


    John Polk Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Gunnstaks Law Office

5601 Plano
Plano, TX, 75024



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199108/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - Family Law since 1996Texas Board of Legal Specialization2012
"Super Lawyers" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
"Super Lawyer" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
"Super Lawyers" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
"Super Lawyers" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
"Super Lawyers" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
"Super Lawyers" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2004
"Super Lawyers" ListingSuper Lawyers Magazine2003
"Best Pop Band in Texas"Texas Music Awards1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Lead Attorney and ChiefGunnstaks Law Office1991 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsDirector2001 - 2008
American Association for JusticeAttorney Member1994 - Present
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsAttorney Member1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member1991 - Present
State Bar of TexasAttorney Member1991 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasFellow1991 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationN/ABoard Certified in Family Law1996
Southern Methodist UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1990
University of FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas PDP 200721st Century Issues2007