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Patricia Dixon (Trisha) graduated from the University of Texas in 2007 with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Social Work.  She then attended Baylor University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor in 2010. 


 


Since 2010, Trisha has been practicing exclusively family law with a concentration in divorce, modificaions, enforcements, custody issues and disputes, child support, and drafting of marital agreements, including pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. 


  


Patricia has dedicated her career to advocating for her clients by assisting in settling family law disputes and trying to minimize conflict and costs for her clients.  


 


Despite Patricia's dedication to settling her cases for her clients, she is no stranger to a courtroom and advocates zealously for her clients by being a voice for them in the courtroom.


 


Trisha represents clients in family law litigation cases, including divorce actions, property characterization, reimbursement claims and all child related issues including custody and child support. Trisha also represents clients in modification and enforcement of existing family law orders, including modifying and enforcing child support and conservatorship issues. Trisha represents clients in need of emergency protection orders and temporary restraining orders in situations involving family violence. Trisha also assists clients in drafting and review of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial property agreements.

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Languages spoken: German

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 40%
    7 years
  2. Mediation: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    7 years
  4. Alimony: 10%
    7 years
  5. Family: 10%
    7 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Nathan Lee Kennedy

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    Nathan Kennedy Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Wendi Rebekah Lester

    I endorse this lawyer. She is an excellent mediator. She was extremely helpful in resolving a family law matter she mediated for my client.

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    Wendi Lester Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Gray & Becker, P.C.

900 West Ave
Austin, TX, 78701-2210

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201001/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2015
Best Law FirmUS News & World Report2014
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2014
Best Law FirmUS News & World Report2013
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2013
Baylor Law Family Law Advocacy AwardBaylor University School of Law2009
Joe Cannon Professionalism AwardBaylor University School of Law - Joe Cannon2009
Baylor Law Service AwardBaylor University School of Law2009
Baylor Law Student Bar Association Leadership AwardBaylor University School of Law2009
Dean's ListUniversity of Texas2007
Dean's ListUniversity of Texas2006
Dean's ListUniversity of Texas2005
Dean's ListUniversity of Texas2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MediatorGray & Becker, P.C.2015 - Present
AttorneyGray & Becker, P.C.2010 - Present
Legal Intern - Judicial Comm. for Children, Youth & FamiliesThe Supreme Court Of Texas2009 - 2009
Law ClerkGray & Becker, P.C.2009 - 2009
Legal Intern for Honorable Nancy HohengartenTravis County Criminal Courts (District & County Courts At Law)2006 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Leadership State Bar of TexasMember2015 - 2016
Austin Young Chamber of CommerceElite Member2015 - Present
Austin Young Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
The Trail FoundationMember2015 - Present
Austin Baylor Lawyer NetworkExecutive Committee Member2013 - Present
VLS Kinship Clinic Travis CountyCo-chair2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Volunteer Legal Services of Central TexasVolunteer Attorney2010 - Present
Travis County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)CASA Volunteer2010 - Present
Austin Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Texas Exes Students AssociationLifetime Member2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Undisclosed PartiesThird Court of Appeals and Texas Supreme Court affirmed ruling at the trial court, in favor of my client.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Divorce and Family Law BlogName Change in Divorce2015
Gray & Becker, P.C. BlogParental Alienation - Casualty of Divorce2015
Gray & Becker, P.C. BlogMarriage Equality in Texas2015
Texas Divorce and Family Law Blog5 Things to Do Before Filing For Divorce2014
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawMediation Certification2015
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Texas System, AustinPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Divorce Basics SeminarDivorce (and SAPCR) Procedures2015