Jana Wickham Paul

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

Connatser Family Law
2919 Welborn St
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-306-8441
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2015
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Jana Wickham Paul is an attorney with the Aubrey M. Connatser, PLLC, law firm in Dallas, Texas. Board certified as a family law specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 24 years of legal experience, Ms. Wickham Paul serves clients throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth areas and across the state who have needs involving their divorces, including child custody and support, property division, alimony and other related matters.

Widely regarded as one of the state's leading family law attorneys, Ms. Wickham Paul has earned numerous awards and honors for her professionalism and service. D Magazine voted her among the Best Lawyers in Dallas from 2011 to 2013 as well as one of the Best Women Lawyers in Dallas in 2010. She also holds an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and she is a fellow with both the Dallas Bar Foundation and the Texas Bar Foundation.

A cum laude graduate of Southern Methodist University, Ms. Wickham Paul obtained her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1994. Upon receiving her license to practice, she handled numerous family law cases with the El Paso Legal Assistance Society, representing indigent clients, and she has served as in-house counsel for several businesses.

Highly active in her legal community, Ms. Wickham Paul is a member of the family law sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association, where she has served in a number of leaderships roles, including co-chair of the organization's legal lines committee. She is also heavily involved with the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and she once served as president for Collaborative Law Dallas.

Committed to her local community as well, Ms. Wickham Paul is active with the Junior League of Dallas and the Dallas Museum of Art.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Jana Wickham Paul

Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://connatserfamilylaw.com/firm/jana-wickham-paul/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Junior League of Dallas, Member
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Member

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Collaborative Law Dallas, Past President and Current Member
  • DBA, Legal Lines Committee, Co-Chair
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 2009
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board as Treasurer, Secretary, Vice Chair
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member
  • Texas since 1994
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member

Educational Background

  • College of the State Bar of Texas


  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2011-2013
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Selected as a “Rising Star” Lawyers Under 40 by Texas Monthly, 2004
  • Named as one of “Best Lawyers Under 40” by D Magazine, 2006
  • Named as one of the Best Women Lawyers in Texas by D Magazine - May 2010 issue, 2010
  • Selected as a Texas Monthly Super Lawyer in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2009
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Office Location for Jana Wickham Paul

2919 Welborn St
Dallas, TX 75219

Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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