Kristen A. Algert

Kristen A. Algert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

GoransonBain Ausley
 | 3307 Northland Drive, Suite 420
Austin, TX 78731
Phone: 512-454-8791
Fax: 512-454-9091
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Kris Algert is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1997). Her practice is limited to Collaborative Family Law and other non-litigated family law areas such as drafting and negotiating marital property agreements. Collaborative Family Law offers respect, dignity, privacy, efficiency, transparency, maximized options, and creative solutions that are tailored to meet the specific needs of the family. Kris also conducts Collaborative Family Law trainings for other lawyers, mental health professionals, and financial professionals.

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

    About Kristen Algert

    Admitted: 1988, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.gbafamilylaw.com/attorney/kristen-a-algert/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Leadership Academy, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2013
    • Recipient of the Collaborative Divorce Texas Gay Cox Award given for excellence and contributions to Collaborative Family Law, Recipient of the Collaborative Divorce Texas Gay Cox Award given for excellence and contributions to Collaborative Family Law, 2019
    • 2013, 2016, and 2018, Named the Best Lawyers© Collaborative Law: Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Woodward and White Press
    • 2008 - 2019, Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Collaborative Law: Family Law, Woodward and White Press
    • J. Chrys Dougherty Award, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, 2015
    • 2011 and 2015, Named the Best Lawyers© Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Woodward and White Press
    • 2019, Named the Best Lawyers© Family Law Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Woodward and White
    • 2007 - 2019, Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press
    • 2008 - 2019, Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law Mediation, Woodward and White Press

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Master Credentialed Collaborative Professional, Collaborative Divorce Texas, 2017
    • Board Certified by Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1997, 1997

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
    • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member, 1997
    • College of the State Bar
    • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
    • Texas Family Law Foundation
    • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Collaborative Divorce Texas (f/k/a Collaborative Law Institute of Texas) Board of Trustees, 2007-2013 President Elect 2008-2010 President 2010-2012 Member
    • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section Member Life Fellow
    • Texas College of Collaborative Law
    • Baylor Law Alumni Association
    • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
    • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Legal Assistant Commission, 2001-2004
    • Travis County Family Law Advocates

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas Program Services Committee Chair, 2005-present Board of Directors, 2001- 2014 Treasurer 2005-2006 Secretary 2003-2004

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    Educational Background:

    • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., Law, 1988
    • Baylor University, B.A., English, 1984
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    Office Location for Kristen A. Algert

    3307 Northland Drive
    Suite 420
    Austin, TX 78731

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    Last Updated: 4/2/2020

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