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Kelly J. Capps

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

Capps Law Firm, PLLC
7718 Wood Hollow Drive, Suite 205
Austin, TX 78731
Phone: 737-309-3170
Fax: 512-338-9803
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed in Texas Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kelly J. Capps is a family law attorney in Austin, Texas, with over 29 years of legal experience. Ms. Capps is the founder of Capps Law Firm, PLLC, and handles custody, divorce and other family law matters. She serves clients in Austin and throughout Travis and Williamson counties.

Ms. Capps founded the Capps Law Firm, PLLC, in 2005, and has been practicing family law since 1993. She is certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a respected member of the Austin legal community. Though she is an experienced trial attorney, she uses collaborative law and mediation to resolve family disputes outside of the courtroom when possible.

An active member of many professional organizations, Ms. Capps is a member of the Austin Bar Association, the Williamson County Bar Association, Austin Collaborative Family Lawyers, the Texas Family Law Foundation and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is also a member of the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section and a founding member of the Collaborative Divorce Texas.

Ms. Capps earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Austin. She later went on to graduate cum laude from American University Washington College of Law. She holds a license to practice law before all Texas state courts, as well as in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Earlier in her legal career, Ms. Capps practiced family law at firms in Virginia and in the Washington, D.C., area, working her way up to partner and shareholder. She relocated back to Texas in 2002, practicing family law as an associate at a private firm before founding her solo practice.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Divorce


1 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2004

About Kelly J. Capps

First Admitted: 1993, Virginia

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Family Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  (VA and DC do not offer certification in family law and have no procedure for approving certifying organizations for Texas)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Virginia, 1993
  • The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • Austin Collaborative Family Lawyers, Member
  • The Collaborative Law Group of Austin, Member
  • The Texas Family Law Foundation, Member
  • The Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • The Williamson County Bar Association, Member
  • The Austin Bar Association, Member
  • The Texas State Bar, Family Law Section, Member
  • Texas, 2002
  • District of Columbia, 1996


  • Texas Monthly “Rising Star” attorney

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas at Austin, Business Administration, 1986

Industry Groups

  • Texas Academy Of Family Law Specialist; Collaborative Law Institute Of Texas (founding Member)
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Office Location for Kelly J. Capps

7718 Wood Hollow Drive
Suite 205
Austin, TX 78731

Phone: 737-309-3170

Fax: 512-338-9803

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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