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Garrett Higley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

Law Office of Garrett C. Higley
3201 Bryker Drive
Austin, TX 78703
Phone: 512-739-1769
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Garrett Higley is the founder and owner of his law firm in Austin, Texas. At the Law Office of Garrett C. Higley, he's a top-ranked lawyer with more than 16 years of legal experience, Mr. Higley focuses his practice solely on family law, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Austin metro and surrounding areas who are going through divorces or have other serious legal issues affecting their families.

As an attorney, Mr. Higley has become known for his uncommon ability to devise innovative and creative strategies and solutions for his clients to help them obtain their goals and achieve the favorable outcomes they seek regarding their divorces. Employing a multifaceted approach, he routinely works with financial advisers, mental health professionals and other professionals to help ensure speedy and comprehensive resolutions to his clients' cases.

At all turns, Mr. Higley provides the highly personalized counsel that his clients need to make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, complex property division and all other related matters, and he maintains an unwavering commitment to protecting their rights and interests while helping them through the divorce process as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. He also routinely volunteers his time and services to those less fortunate in his community.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Higley has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many individuals and families during some of the most difficult and uncertain times in their lives.

An honors graduate of Texas A&M University, Mr. Higley began his legal practice in 2004 after obtaining his Juris Doctor degree from South Texas College of Law and his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas. 

He began his legal career handling complex toxic torts and white collar criminal defense, so he has extensive trial experience to offer his clients in contested and high-conflict divorce situations. However, he prefers to use mediation and collaborative law whenever possible to save his clients the time, stress and expense of traditional divorce litigation.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About Garrett Higley

First Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, Lone Star Legal Aid
  • The Handsome Father
  • Capital Area AIDS Legal Project
  • State Bar of Texas Family Law Section Pro Bono Committee


  • , Moot Court Team, South Texas College of Law
  • , Suzanne Covington Pro Bono Service Award

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • South Texas Law Review, South Texas College of Law

Educational Background

  • Texas A&M University with honors
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Office Location for Garrett Higley

3201 Bryker Drive
Austin, TX 78703

Phone: 512-739-1769

Last Updated: 8/10/2021

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