Robert B. Luther

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

Law Offices of Robert B. Luther PC
 | 1800 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-477-2323
Fax: 512-478-1824
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Robert B. Luther is a family law attorney working in private practice throughout Central Texas, including the Austin area. He is a 1978 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he obtained his Bachelor's of Arts degree with Honors. In 1981, he graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Luther clerked for Chief Justice Joe R. Greenhill of the Supreme Court of Texas.  Before becoming a family law attorney in 1988, Mr. Luther had  considerable business and civil litigation experience in Dallas and Austin, providing him with a unique insight into the business side of famiy law.

    In 1999, Mr. Luther became board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He practices in state district and county courts throughout Central Texas, including Travis, Hays, Caldwell, Wiliamson, Comal, Bastrop, Burnet, Washington and Austin counties.  As the principal attorney at The Law Offices of Robert B. Luther, P.C. with its prmary office in Austin, Mr. Luther guides his team to family law success on behalf of each client.

    Mr. Luther is skilled in representing clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody determinations, modification of parental rights, possession and child support, complex estate division (incuding property characterization and business valuation and preservation), adoption, and internantional and inter-state child-centered disputes.   Mr. Luther has developed in specialty in same-sex union dissolutions, with and without children.  He has several important cases pending before the Supreme Court of Texas and the Third Court of Appeals in Austin involving same-sex divorce and custody issues, the resolution of which will likely determine law and practice in that area for some time to come in Texas.

    Mr. Luther also is one of the few family law attorneys who spends a substantial amount of his practice in the appellate courts of the State of Texas.  It allows Mr. Luther to get the "whole picture" of a case, from the initial filing of a petition to the defense (or prosecution) of an appeal of a judge's decision in a family law case. 

    Mr. Luther is a member of Family Law, Civil Litigation and Appellate Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Travis County Family Law Advocates and the Texas Association of Family Law Specialists.  He also serves as a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

    Mr. Luther brings more than 30 years of successful experience to each of his clients' cases, offering that well developed skill and expertise to meet the client's expectations and successfuly resolve their family law problem, whatever it may be.  Let him help you.  You will be pleased with the results.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 10%Appellate
    • 10%Business Litigation
    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, Appeals


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

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    About Robert Luther

    Admitted: 1981, Texas


    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1999

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Travis County Family Law Advocates and Family PAC
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
    • Appellate Law Section, Austin Bar Association
    • Appellate Law Section, State Bar of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas
    • Civil Law Section, Austin Bar Association
    • Civil Law Section, State Bar of Texas
    • Texas, 1981
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • Family Law Section, Austin Bar Association
    • Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Chairman and a Six-year Committee Member, District 9A Grievance Committee, Travis and Central Texas

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1974 - 1978
    • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1981
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    Office Location for Robert B. Luther

    1800 Rio Grande Street
    Austin, TX 78701

    Phone: 512-477-2323

    Fax: 512-478-1824

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    Last Updated: 6/3/2021

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