Beth Maultsby

Beth Maultsby

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

GoransonBain Ausley
 | 8350 North Central Expressway, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75206
Phone: 214-373-7676
Fax: 214-373-9959
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Beth has been helping families for more than 30 years as a judge, lawyer and social worker. In 2005, Beth joined GoransonBain Ausley as a partner. Prior to returning to the practice of law, Beth served as the Judge of the 303rd Family District Court and as the Associate Judge of the 301st Family District Court. Before her 8 years of judicial service, Beth was a partner at the law firm of Gardere & Wynne, L.L.P. where she practiced family law. Prior to entering the legal profession, Beth worked with children in crisis and was recognized as a child abuse expert. Beth's extensive experience in working with families provides her clients with the necessary tools to resolve their family law disputes in a constructive manner.  She specializes in handling cases involving issues of substance abuse, mental illness, domestic violence and abuse of children.  Beth has been appointed by courts and retained by other attorneys to represent children in difficult family law matters. Her practice includes all aspects of family law including complex property matters. Beth often serves as a mediator and practices Collaborative Law. She is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Fellow, andTexas Bar Fellow. She has served on the St Mary's Law School Alumni Board of Directors and the Dallas Family Law Board of Directors. She is currently on the Advisory Board of Faith & Liberty's Place, the Board of Directors of Jonathan's Place, the Board of Directors of ScholarShot and the Board of Directors of the Legacy Court Foundation. She has authored numerous papers and is a frequent speaker on family law issues.

About Beth Maultsby

Admitted: 1987, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.gbafamilylaw.com/attorney/beth-e-maultsby/

Honors/Awards:

  • Note and Comment Editor, St. Mary's Law Journal, 1986
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law, D Magazine, 2007
  • Phi Alpha Alpha
  • 2007 - 2018, The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law Mediation, Woodward and White Press
  • 2007 - 2018, The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Collaborative Law: Family Law, Woodward and White Press
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • The John M. Harlan Society
  • Best Women Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law, D Magazine, 2010
  • 2007 - 2018, The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Dallas Family Law Section, Past Member of Board of Directors
  • St. Mary's Law School Alumni Board of Directors, 1999
  • Denton County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Foundation
  • State Bar of Texas.  Family Law Section
  • Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Community Partners of Dallas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Scholar Shot, Member of Board of Directors
  • Jonathan's Place, Member of Board of Directors
  • Faith & Liberty's Place, Advisory Board
  • Legacy Drug Court Foundation, Member of Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Associate Judge Conference, T3: TRO's, TO's, TI's, 2005
  • Associate Judge Conference, Setting and Modifying Child Support, Analyzing the Not so Common Child Support Issues, 2004
  • Annual Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, Squeezing Blood out of the Turnip: Dividing Debt, 2001
  • 25th Annual Advanced Family Law COurse, State Bar of Texas, A View From the Bench: Temporary Hearings, 1999
  • 24th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, Training for Associate Judges - Handling the Big Money Cases, 1998
  • Pro Bono Family Law Training, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Dallas Bar Association, Child Support and Visitation, 1998
  • Family Law Practice Institute, University of Houston Law Foundation, Dealing with the Untrustworthy and Unqualified Expert, 1996
  • Annual Meeting of the Legal Assistants Dvision of the State Bar of Texas, State Bar Convention, Putting Power in Your Pen: Effective Drafting Techniques- Family Law (A Practitioner's Perspective) (A View from the Bench), 1996
  • Family Law Practice After the New Legislation, University of Houston Law Foundation, Dealing with Untrustworthy Expert: How to Challenge Them; How to Exclude Them, 1996
  • 55 J. Air L. & Com. 653, The Effect of Post-Deregulation Court Decisions on Air Carriers' Liability for Lost, Delayed or Damaged Baggage, 1990
  • 18 St. Mary's L.J. 279 (Commentator) , Article 38.071 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure: A Legislative Response to the Need of Children in the Courtroom, 1986
  • 17 St. Mar's L.J. 529 (Note), Punitive Damages - Judgement Granting Equitable Relief Cannot Support Award of Punitive Damages When Actual Damages are Not Also Recovered, 1986
  • 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, High Conflict Family Law Matters and Personality Disorders, 2013
  • 36th, Annual Advance Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas, The Mentally Incompetent arty, 2010
  • 9th Annual Family Law on the Front Lines, State Bar of Texas, Substance Abuse Cases, What Every Attorney Should Know About Drug and Alcohol Testing, 2009
  • 32th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, State Bar of Texas, Preparing Your Client for Social Studies and Psychological Evaluations, 2009
  • Dallas Bar Association, Professionalism in the Family Law Courts & Practice, 2008
  • 8th Annual Family Law on the Front Lines, State Bar of Texs, How to Prepare Your Client for a Social Study, Psychological Home Study, 2008

Educational Background:

  • North Texas State University, B.A., 1976
  • Texas Christian University, M.P.A, 1981
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 1987
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Office Location for Beth Maultsby

8350 North Central Expressway
Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75206

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Last Updated: 12/16/2019

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