also known as Lindley Bain, P. Lindley Bain
Focusing on the future rather than the past results in better decisions, Lindley Bain, who heads up the Goranson Bain office in Austin, believes, and counsels divorcing clients to strive for healthy, attainable goals. Lindley concentrates on financially complex divorces and high-conflict custody matters. She practices both collaborative and traditional litigation with both creativity and compassion to address both their financial and emotional divorce.
Lindley recognizes the importance of managing the financial and emotional costs of contested family matters and divorces, and works to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients. Relying on her background as an M.B.A. in Finance, Lindley offers constructive and financially-minded approach to difficult family, property, and business issues. She develops long-term strategy and customized solutions for her clients, helping them to plan for retirement and their children’s education even as they solve immediate concerns such as separating property, obtaining an optimal financial package, and making parenting arrangements. Lindley uses her financial background and collaborative skills to assist non-married couples in crafting cohabitation agreements, parenting plans, pre marital agreements, donor and surrogacy agreements that are tailor made to meet their individual and family needs and goals.
Drawing on her extensive experience in the courtroom and at the collaborative table, Lindley assists clients in evaluating their options to achieve their objectives and safeguard what is most important to them. Guiding clients to a place where they feel comfortable and confident in making decisions is a strength of Lindley’s counsel. Lindley has been named a Texas Rising Star for 2010- 2015 as one of the top young lawyers in Texas. She has also been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America for 2015 and 2016.
Specialties: Areas of practice include child custody/visitation/support issues, relocation, premarital and postmarital agreeements, divorces, collaborative law, cohabitation agreements, same-sex property and parenting agreements, and donor and surrogacy agreements.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2007||07/16/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Best Lawyers in America||Woodward-White, Inc.||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Member||Goranson Bain, PLLC||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Family Law Section Board of the Dallas Bar||Director||2012 - Present|
|Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court||Associate Member||2011 - Present|
|William 'Mac' Taylor American Inn of Court||Associate Member||2010 - Present|
|Annette Stewart American Inn of Court||Associate Member||2008 - Present|
|Family Law Advisor Blog||7 Common Tax Issues to Consider When Negotiating Your Divorce Settlement||2015|
|Family Law Advisor Blog||6 Ways To Protect Your Credit in a Divorce||2014|
|Family Law Advisor Blog||The Importance of Financial Discussions Prior to Marriage||2014|
|Southern Methodist University||Finance and Business Administration||MA - Masters||2007|
|Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Austin College||International Studies and Honors Spanish||Bachelors of Arts||2002|