Paula Larsen

Paula Larsen

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: 2003 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

About Paula Larsen

Admitted: 1979, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • 2019, Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law Mediation, 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
  • 1995 - 2019, Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press
  • 1995, “Most Ethical Family Law Attorney”, D Magazine
  • 2010, Selected to the “Best Women Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law”, D Magazine
  • 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011 – 2018, Selected to the “Best Lawyers in Dallas”, D Magazine
  • 2014, Best Lawyers© Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas, Woodward and White Press
  • 2011, Best Lawyers© Collaborative Law: Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas, Woodward and White Press

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section Member Board Member, 1995-1998, 1995
  • Texas Family Law Foundation
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section Member Public Information Committee, Chair, 2003 – 2005 Webcast & CLE committee, Chair, 2006 District 6, Director, 1995 – 1996 District 6 Grievance Committee, 1991 – 1995 Family Law Council, 1999 – 2008 Judicial Liaison, Family Law Council, 1989 – 1993
  • Pattern Jury Charge Committee
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, Family Law Section Sustaining Fellow
  • Collaborative Divorce Texas (f/k/a Collaborative Law Institute of Texas)
  • Collaborative Divorce Dallas (f/k/a The Collaborative Alliance)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Texas Bar Foundation

Pro bono/Community Service:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Advanced Estate Planning And Probate Course, Death after Divorce, 2008
  • Advance Family Law Course, Affective Use of Experts in the Collaborative Law Process, 2008
  • Advanced Family Law Course, Asserting Community Property Claims/Complex Trust Issues, 2002
  • Advanced Family Law Course, The Child as a Witness, 2000
  • New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, Tax Traps/Tax Tricks and the Complex Property Case, 2000
  • Advanced Family Law Course, Stock Options Where Are We Now?, 1999
  • Advanced Family Law Course, Handling the Big Money Case, 1998
  • State Bar of Texas, Impact of the New Rules of Discovery, 1998
  • Marriage Dissolution Course, Persuading the Judge, 1995
  • Marriage Dissolution Institute, The Art of Persuading the Judge, 1995
  • Divorce Conference, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Appearing in a Family Court Proceeding as an Expert Witness: Meeting the Judges Expectations, 1994
  • Solo Firm Section, Dallas Bar Association, Making the Judge’s Job Easier: Practical Suggestions for Improving Your Performance in the Preparation and Trial of a Family Law Case, 1994
  • Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, The Estate Planning/Divorce Interface, 1994
  • Advanced Family Law Course, The New Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, 1993
  •  Advanced Family Law Course, Discovery Workshop, 1991

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law J.D., Law, 1979
  • University of Cincinnati B.A. (Magna Cum Laude), Political Science, 1976
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Office Location for Paula Larsen

8350 North Central Expressway
Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75206

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Last Updated: 11/8/2018

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