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  1. Divorce & Separation: 65%
  2. Marriage & Prenuptials: 15%
  3. Uncontested Divorce: 5%
  4. Child Custody: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
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Goranson Bain, PLLC

8350 N Central Expy.
Suite 1700
Dallas, TX, 75206-1843


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197110/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2013
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2012
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2011
Award for Outstanding Achievement in Continuing Legal EducationCollege of the State Bar of Texas2001
Best Family Law CLE ArticleFamily Law Section of State Bar of Texas2001
Board Certified - Family Law since 1980Texas Board of Legal Specialization1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CEOGoranson Bain, PLLC1987 - Present
PartnerAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld1977 - 1987
AssociateAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld1971 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Bar FoundationN/A2002 - Present
Dallas Bar FoundationN/A2002 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasN/A1992 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersN/A1982 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Texas chapter)N/A1982 - Present
Board Certified Family Law, Texas Board of Legal SpecializatonN/A1980 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionChariman, Family Law Section 19921971 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1971 - Present
Collin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
William 'Mac' Taylor American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
Annette Stewart American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Family Law Advisor BlogWhat Happens to an LLC in Divorce? Part 12015
Family Law Advisor BlogWhat Happens to an LLC in Divorce? Part 22015
New Frontiers in Marital Property, State Bar of TexasA Modest Primer on Business Ownership, Divorce and the Courts (with Aimee Pingenot)2011
State Bar of TexasSpeaking In Codes: What Every Family Law Lweyer Should Know About the Civil Practice & Remedies Code, Property Code..."2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2010 Family Law on the Front LinesReimbursement2010
2010 Advanced Family Law CoursePanel Moderator - Real Estate, Oil & Gas and Estate Planning2010
2009 Advanced Family Law CoursePanel Moderator - Family Law Isn't Just the Family Code2009
New Frontiers of Marital Property LawPanel Member - Dealing with Complex Business Entities on Divorce2008
2007 Advanced Family Law CourseBusiness Valuation2007
State Bar of Texas and others33 other presentations and/or papersN/A