Dorothy K. Lawrence

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Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Dripping Springs, TX

Dorothy Butler Law Firm
 | 28515 Ranch Rd 12, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Phone: 512-699-5632
Fax: 512-369-3535
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (60%),
  • Tax: Consumer (40%)
Attorney Profile

As owner of the Dorothy Butler Law Firm, attorney Dorothy K. Lawrence represents clients in Austin, Texas, as they deal with the complicated matters of bankruptcy. Ms. Lawrence understands the focus and attention to detail that every unique case of bankruptcy requires and works hard to give her clients a fresh start to a brighter financial future.

Ms. Lawrence earned a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in 2005 with a major in business administration and minors in history and English. She then went on to earn her law degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center  at Louisiana State University in 2008 and a Master of Law degree from the University of Denver in 2009.

For almost a decade, Ms. Lawrence has focused her efforts on helping clients who are dealing with matters of bankruptcy and tax law. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Courts of Texas and Louisiana, the U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern districts of Texas, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

She is a member of the Austin Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas , the Louisiana State Bar Association , the Travis County Women Lawyers Association and the Austin Young Lawyers Association. An active member of the community, she shares her passion for civic work through activities with the Dripping Springs Education Foundation, the Seeds of Hope and the Travis County Women Lawyers Association. She is also an avid fan of both Broadway Across America and SEC football.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (60%): Bankruptcy Law

Tax (40%): Tax Law

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Tax Law


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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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About Dorothy Lawrence

Admitted: 2010, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Austin Bar/Austin Young Lawyers Leadership Academy, 2013
  • Texas Legal Protection Plan Featured Attorney of the Quarter, First female attorney, 2013
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016
  • Austin Bar Association/Austin Young Lawyer’s Association Leadership Academy, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association, 2011 – Present
  • Texas Bar Association, 2010 – Present
  • Supreme Court of Louisiana, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Lousiana
  • Austin Bar Association, 2010 – Present
  • Robert Calvert Inns of Court, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association, 2010 – Present
  • Louisiana Bar Association, 2009 – Present
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Dripping Springs, Education Foundation Board Member, 2015 - 2016
  • Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program Inaugural Class, 2016
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association, Invited Fellow, 2014 – Present
  • Dripping Springs, Education Foundation Vice President of Communications, 2015 - 2016
  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church Preschool Walk, Sponsor, 2012 – Present
  • Seeds of Hope – Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence, Project Co-ordinator, 2014
  • Dripping Springs, Education Foundation "Denim and Diamond Gala", Chair, 2015 - 2016
  • Dripping Springs Education Foundation, Sponsor, 2013 – 2016
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association, Annual Grant Luncheon Sponsor, 2013 – Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • A Guide to the Basics of Law Practice, CLE Panel Discussion, February 2014
  • Tax Laws Affecting Your LGBT Clients – Post-DOMA Tax Issues, Austin LGBT Bar Association, June 2014

Educational Background:

  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • University of Denver, LL.M., 2009
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., Major: Business Administration, Minors: History and English, 2005
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Office Location for Dorothy K. Lawrence

28515 Ranch Rd 12
Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Phone: 512-699-5632

Fax: 512-369-3535

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Last Updated: 10/21/2019

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