Travis L. Turner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

PiperBurnett
 | 6034 West Courtyard Drive, Suite 140
Austin, TX 78730
Phone: 512-472-5060
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009, 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Partner at PiperBurnett, Travis L. Turner brings more than a decade of legal experience to the courtroom as he represents clients in Austin and throughout Texas in all aspects of family law. Mr. Turner holds certification as a specialist in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Turner received a bachelor's degree from San Antonio's University of the Incarnate Word in 1999 and subsequently enrolled in law school at Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska. He became licensed to practice law in his home state of Texas in 2003, the same year he earned his Juris Doctor.

Demonstrating a well-rounded knowledge of general law matters, Mr. Turner speaks at legal seminars on a diverse array of topics, such as drug testing and the use of guardian ad litems. In 2012, he served as course director at the Austin Bar Association's family law section summer seminar. A talented writer, Mr. Turner is the co-author of legal articles on subjects that include board certification exam preparation and cyber evidence.

An active member of his community, Mr. Turner is a member of the Austin Bar Association, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and the Texas Family Law Foundation. The National Trial Lawyers association selected Mr. Turner as a Top 40 Under 40 in both 2014 and 2015, and the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys named him as one of the Top 10 Under 40 for the same years. He holds an AV Preeminent* rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, and he additionally holds a perfect 10 "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2009, 2012 - 2016

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About Travis Turner

Admitted 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.piperburnett.com/team/travis-l.-turner

Honors and Awards:

  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40, 2014, 2015
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2014, 2015
  • AVVO Superb Rated Attorney, 2011 – 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2012 – 2016
  • Selected for The Best Lawyers in America by Woodward White in Family Law, 2015 – 2016
  • Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2009, 2012 – 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • College of the State Bar, 2007 – present
  • Williamson County Bar Association, 2004-present
  • Member, Travis County Family Law Advocates, 2009-2012
  • Member, Texas Association of Family Law Specialists, 2009 - present
  • Chair, Family Law Section, Austin Bar Association, 2012
  • Board Member, Austin Bar Association, 2012
  • Family Law Section, Austin Bar Association, 2004 – present
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 2003
  • Treasurer, Austin Bar Association, 2008 - 2009
  • Family Law Section, American Bar Association, 2003-present
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2003- present
  • Texas, 2003

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • VLS - Divorce Basics Seminar, 2009, 2011
  • Texas Family Law Foundation, 2007 – present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presentation given at the Tenth Annual Symposium - An Advanced Seminar in Family Law. , Co-Presenter, American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2005
  • Trails from the Aether: Cyber Evidence, Co-Author – Advanced Family Law Course, 2005
  • Anatomy of a Drug Test, Austin Bar Association, Family Law section, 2010
  • Preparing for and Passing the Board Certification Exam, Advanced Family Law Course, 2011
  • Master of Ceremonies, Volunteer Legal Services Divorce Basics Seminar, Austin, 2009, 2011
  • Use of Guardian Ad Litems, Attorney Ad Litems and Amicus Attorneys – Austin Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, 2012
  • Course Director, Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section Summer Seminar, May 2012
  • Soberlink, What it is and how it works – Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2014
  • Discovery Jeopardy, Civil Justice Conference, 2014
  • What Every Estate Planner Needs To Know About Family Law, Intermediate Estate Planning & Probate Course, 2015
  • Co-Author, Cyber-Evidence and Business Valuation, Preparing for and Passing the Board Certification Exam, 2011

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Univ. of the Incarnate Word - Alumni Board Member 2010-2013

Educational Background:

  • University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, B.A., 1999

Comments

  • “An excellent all-around attorney.”
  • “Easy going, nice, caring, thoughtful, but a tough cookie!”
  • “Travis is widely known as an outstanding and tenacious advocate. His preparation and attention to detail are top notch, and I believe this shows in the results he receives for his clients.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for Travis L. Turner

6034 West Courtyard Drive
Suite 140
Austin, TX 78730

Phone: 512-472-5060

 

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Last Updated: 5/26/2016

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