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James Walter Piper

James Walter Piper

Practice areas:

Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody

About Me

As a partner at Piper Burnett Turner Bollier Miller, PLLC, Travis County lawyer James W. Piper handles a variety of family law concerns. Since 1974, Mr. Piper has been practicing as a lawyer in Texas. He has been Board Certified in Family Law for 26 years. Attorney Piper previously practiced at the Legal Aid Society of Central Texas and Pipers & Pipers, L.L.P. Attorney Piper maintains a perfect 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo. In addition, he has been selected for inclusion in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys. Mr. Piper is a proud graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    40 years
  2. Child Support: 35%
    40 years
  3. Child Custody: 30%
    40 years



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian Douglas Walters

    I endorse this lawyer. Jim is the best lawyer I've ever gone against. He is smart, tough and relentless in his advocacy for his clients.


    Brian Walters Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Piper Burnett Turner Bollier MIller, PLLC

6034 W. Courtyard Dr.
Ste 140
Austin, TX, 78730



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Rating - ExcellentAvvoN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPiper Burnett Turner Bollier Miller, PLLC2015 - Present
PartnerPiper Turner Bollier, PLLC2014 - 2015
PartnerPiper & Turner, PLLC2009 - 2014
N/ALaw Office of James W. Piper2005 - 2009
OwnerPiper & Powers1984 - 2004
Managing AttorneyLegal Aid Society of Central Texas1974 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Austin Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMemberN/A
Travis County Family Law AdvocatesMemberN/A
Texas College of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
Texas Bar FoundationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
901 S.W.2d 939N/A
559 S.W.2d 698N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The University of Texas in AustinLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Baylor UniversityN/AB.B.A.1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law Summer CLEPsychological Testing2011
Family Law Section Summer SeminarJudges Panel2009