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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. 


Contact info


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

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 35%
    41 years
  2. Child Support: 35%
    41 years
  3. Child Custody: 30%
    41 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197407/16/2016
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
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Baylor UniversityN/AB.B.A.1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law Summer CLEPsychological Testing2011
Family Law Section Summer SeminarJudges Panel2009