Becky A. Beaver

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

Law Office of Becky Beaver
 | 816 Congress Avenue, Suite 1600
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-593-7927
Fax: 512-474-4169
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney and founder of The Law Office of Becky Beaver, Ms. Beaver has focused exclusively on the practice of family law for more than 35 years. She has represented high-asset clients in their cases involving divorce, predivorce counseling, custody and child support issues, alimony and spousal maintenance, property transactions, contractual agreements, title transfers, taxation, estate planning, banking relationships, financial planning and securities, to name just a few. She also provides collaborative family law services to assist clients who wish to avoid court involvement.

Ms. Beaver has authored many articles on the subjects of family law, estate and business planning, and tax and divorce. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Family Law Foundation, Texas Association of Family Law Specialists, and the Collaborative Law Institute. Ms. Beaver's firm is located in Austin, Texas.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

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About Becky Beaver

Admitted: 1977, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.beckybeaverlaw.com/attorney/becky-beaver/

Honors/Awards:

  • Nominee, Austin Business Journal - Profiles in Power Award, 2007
  • National Senior Olympic Games - Qualifier, Basketball, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011
  • An Honoree, Judge Suzanne Covington Pro Bono Service Award, Volunteer Legal Services, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Championship Bracket, 2005, 2007
  • Recipient, Austin Business Journal - Profiles in Power Award, 2008
  • Recipient, Hospice Austin's "Beauty of Life" Glossy 8, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1983
  • Certified, Collaborative Law, 2003
  • Re-certified 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • "Whose Got the Q? QDRO's, QPSA's, and QJSA's", Family Law Section, Austin Bar Association, 1985
  • Former Member, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Advisory Committee
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Austin Children's Museum
  • Former Member, Nominating Committee, Ballet Austin Board of Directors
  • People’s Community Clinic, Development Committee
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood of Austin
  • College of the State Bar Association
  • Former Vice-President, Travis County Bar Association
  • Member, Finance Committee, Austin Children’s Museum
  • KUT-FM - Leadership Council, former co-chair, 50th Anniversary Gala Committee
  • Planned Parenthood of Austin, Personnel Committee
  • Texas, 1977
  • Former Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Child Custody Committee
  • Founding Board Member, Dispute Resolution Center of Travis County, Appointed by Travis County Commissioners
  • Power of the Purse Member, Austin Community Foundation
  • Art Auction Committee Member, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Texas State University - Wittliff Collection, Spirit of Place Gala Committee
  • "Valuation: The Impact of Buy Sell Agreements", State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course, Dallas, Texas, 2009
  • Former Member, Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Child Support and Visitation, Appointed by Texas Supreme Court
  • Travis County Committee on Courthouse Security, Appointed by Travis County District Judges
  • Austin Museum of Art, Enhancement and Vision Committee
  • Former Member, National Steering Committee, National Women’s Political Caucus
  • Women & Their Work - Art Diva
  • "Marital Property Characterization of Personal Injury Proceeds", State Bar of Texas, Advanced Personal Injury Law, Houston, Texas, 1998
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Women and the Law Section
  • Former Chair, City of Austin Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, Appointed by City Council
  • Member, Board of Directors, Austin Women’s Center
  • Former State Membership Chair, National Women’s Political Caucus
  • "Effective Discovery Strategies", Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, Austin, Texas, 1987
  • Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism
  • Austin Association of Visual Arts, Arts Patron of the Year 2009
  • Outstanding New Board Member, Ballet Austin Board of Directors, 2003
  • People’s Community Clinic - Board of Directors
  • Member, Collaborative Law Institute
  • Travis County Committee on Possession Guidelines for Children Under Three, Appointed by Travis County District Judges
  • Former Member, Executive Committee, Austin Children's Museum
  • KLRU-TV - Former member, Gala Committee
  • People's Community Clinic Foundation - Board of Directors
  • Planned Parenthood of Austin, Executive Committee
  • Austin Community Foundation, Power of the Purse Annual Luncheon Committee
  • Texas Family Law Foundation
  • Former Vice-President, Travis County Women Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chair, Austin Community Foundation, Celebration of Giving, 2010
  • Former Co-Chair, Gala Committee, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Texas Democracy Foundation – Gala Committee
  • Listed, “One of the Best Boutique Firms in Texas”, Texas Lawyer Magazine, 2004
  • Texas Association of Family Law Specialists
  • Travis County Committee on Local Rules of Procedure and Decorum, Appointed by Travis County District Judges
  • Austin Museum of Art – Board of Advisors
  • Gala Committee Member, Mexic Arte Museum - Board of Directors
  • Former Board Member, University United Methodist Church Foundation
  • Things Worse than Paying the IRS - Estate and Business Planning Instruments and the Problems They Create for Divorcing Clients", CLE Options, Dallas, Texas, 2007
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section, Legislative Committee
  • Travis County Domestic Relations Office Advisory Committee, Appointed by Travis County District Judges
  • Former President, Austin Women’s Center
  • Former State Vice-President, National Women’s Political Caucus
  • "Effective Discovery Strategies", Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, Austin, Texas, 1987
  • Former Member, Texas Marital Property Revision Committee, Appointed ByTexas Legislature
  • Annie's List – Steering Committee
  • Chair, Ballet Fête, Ballet Austin Board of Directors, 2009
  • Local Offices, National Women’s Political Caucus
  • "Drafting Tip for Decrees and Transfer Documents", State Bar of Texas, Family Law for the Lawyer and Paralegal, San Antonio, Texas, 1984
  • Member, Travis County Family PAC, Steering Committee
  • Former Chair, Governance Committee, Austin Children's Museum
  • Ballet Austin Board of Directors, Management Committee
  • Chair, Luncheon Committee, People’s Community Clinic, 2011
  • Former Chair, Clinic Committee, Planned Parenthood of Austin
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Former Chair, Travis County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Former Chair, Annual Appeal, Austin Children’s Museum
  • Art Auction Committee Chair, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 2006-2010
  • Co-Chair, Seton Breast Cancer Center, Tournament for Hope, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Travis County Family Law Advocates
  • Former Member, Travis County Bench Bar Conference, Planning Committee, Facilitator
  • Former Member, Austin Community Foundation, Women’s Grant Fund Committee
  • Long Center for the Performing Arts – Women’s Leadership Council
  • University of Texas - Chancellor’s Council
  • "Clash of Tax and Divorce Planning", American Institute of Certified Public Accounting (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers), Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008
  • Member, State Bar of Texas - Family Law Section
  • Travis County Family Law Docket Committee, Appointed by Travis County District Judges
  • Austin Theater Alliance (The Paramount & State Theaters) – Advisory Council
  • Member, National Legislative Committee, National Women’s Political Caucus
  • Women Vote - Steering Committee
  • "Family Law: Pitfalls for the Personal Injury Lawyer", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Sun Valley, Idaho, 1998
  • Former Member, Texas Family Code Revision Committee, Appointed By Texas Legislature And By Family Law Section Of The State Bar Of Texas
  • Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders - Governor's Council Member, Gala Committee Member
  • Committee Member, Ballet Austin Board of Directors, Ballet Fête 2010
  • Former State Legislative Chair, National Women’s Political Caucus

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Clash of Tax and Divorce Planning", American Institute of Certified Public Accounting (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers), Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008
  • "Valuation: The Impact of Buy Sell Agreements", State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course, Dallas, Texas, 2009
  • "Drafting Tip for Decrees and Transfer Documents", State Bar of Texas, Family Law for the Lawyer and Paralegal, San Antonio, Texas, 1984
  • "Whose Got the Q? QDRO's, QPSA's, and QJSA's", Family Law Section, Austin Bar Association, 1985
  • "Effective Discovery Strategies", Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, Austin, Texas, 1987
  • "Family Law: Pitfalls for the Personal Injury Lawyer", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Sun Valley, Idaho, 1998
  • "Marital Property Characterization of Personal Injury Proceeds", State Bar of Texas, Advanced Personal Injury Law, Houston, Texas, 1998
  • "Things Worse than Paying the IRS - Estate and Business Planning Instruments and the Problems They Create for Divorcing Clients", CLE Options, Dallas, Texas, 2007

Educational Background:

  • Texas Tech University, B.A., Deans List, Majors: English and Journalism, Minor: Spanish, 1974
  • Anson High School, Anson, Texas
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Office Location for Becky A. Beaver

816 Congress Avenue
Suite 1600
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-593-7927

Fax: 512-474-4169

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Last Updated: 4/24/2019

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