Taylor R. Tomanka

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Abilene, TX

Fergus & Tomanka, PLLC
 | 500 Chestnut St., Suite 1575
Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: 325-232-8218
Fax: 817-720-9266
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Fergus & Tomanka, PLLC, Taylor R. Tomanka's varied practice encompasses family law matters, estate planning and administration, and business formation and transactions. A native of Texas, she represents clients throughout her home state from the firm's office in Abilene. Admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, Ms. Tomanka is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

In her family law practice, Ms. Tomanka assists people who are contemplating or going through a divorce and who thus need to deal with such issues as child custody and visitation, alimony and child support, and the division of complex assets and debts. She also helps clients who are seeking the modification or enforcement of existing parenting and support court orders, and her other family law experience includes the preparation and review of prenuptial and postmarital agreements, paternity establishment and disputes, grandparents' rights, and the obtaining of protective orders for victims of domestic violence. Ms. Tomanka's estate planning and administration background includes the preparation of wills, financial and health care powers of attorney, and advance medical directives, and she also has helped clients be appointed as guardians for minor children.

Ms. Tomanka attended The University of Texas at Austin's Moody College of Communication, where she majored in public relations and received a Bachelor of Science with honors in 2011. She then enrolled at Texas Tech University, and in 2014, she obtained both a Master of Business Administration degree from the school's Rawls College of Business and her Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law. While she was there, Ms. Tomanka served on the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal. Her professional affiliations include the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Real Estate (10%)

Real Estate (10%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Civil Litigation (10%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Taylor Tomanka

Admitted: 2014, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.westtxattorneys.com/taylor-r-tomanka

Honors/Awards:

  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities Colleges (Undergraduate and Law)
  • Administrative Law Journal, 2012 - 2014, Administrative Case Law Update Contributing Author
  • Texas Tech School of Law, Administrative Law Journal Outstanding Articles Editor, 2014
  • Award for earning the second highest grade in International Business Transactions, Distinction Award, International Business Transactions, Texas Tech School of Law, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Federal District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2017
  • State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • Abilene Bar Association, Member, 2014 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • University of Evansville Soccer Team (Division I)
  • National 'D' Soccer Coaching License
  • Volunteer Work for Military Veteran Peer Network Center, 2018 - Present
  • Volunteer Work for Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, 2014 - Present
  • Chamber of Commerce, 2015 - Present
  • Mental Health America of Abilene, Vice President of Advocacy and Mental Health America's National Affiliate Representative
  • Young Professionals (Chamber of Commerce), 2015 - Present
  • Junior League of Abilene, Board & General Member, Community Director, 2017 - 2018
  • Junior League of Abilene, Board & General Member, President, 2020 - 2021
  • Junior League of Abilene, Board & General Member, President Elect, 2019 - 2020
  • Junior League of Abilene, Board & General Member, President Elect Elect, 2018 - 2019
  • Junior League of Abilene, Board & General Member, Communications Director, 2016 - 2017
  • Junior League of Abilene, Public Relations & Co-Chair of Community Partners, 2015
  • Pro Bono work for Legal Aid

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Mentor for student sitting for Texas Bar, Texas Tech University School of Law, July 2016
  • Administrative Law Journal, Texas Tech University School of Law, Staff Editor and Articles Editor

Educational Background:

  • The University of Texas at Austin, Moody College of Communication, B.S. in Public Relations, Major: Moody College of Communication, B.S. Public Relations, with honors, Minor: McCombs School of Business, Business Foundations Program, with honors, Honors: College Scholar, top 5-20% of 2011 Graduating Class (University-wide), College of Communication Scholar, top 5-20% of 2011 Graduating Class (College-wide), Sigma Alpha Lambda Honors Fraternity, Member, 2010 - 2011, 2011
  • Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business (Graduate School), M.B.A. Program, Honors: Lauro Cavazos & Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program, Mentor, 2012 - 2013, 2014

Industry Groups

  • Texas Family Law Section
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Office Location for Taylor R. Tomanka

500 Chestnut St.
Suite 1575
Abilene, TX 79602

Phone: 325-232-8218

Fax: 817-720-9266

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Last Updated: 1/9/2019

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