Awards

Tom Ausley Honored by Austin Bar Foundation

Tom Ausley received the 2016 Larry F. York Mentoring Award at the recent 2016 Austin Bar Foundation Gala. This award is given to an Austin lawyer or judge who has demonstrated exceptional skill and generosity in mentoring younger members of the bar, practiced at least ten years, and served as a role model and counselor to other lawyers. Tom was acknowledged for being highly respected by peers and judges alike and for his reputation of unwavering integrity. The Austin legal community turned out in great numbers to congratulate Tom and the other gala honorees-Karen R.

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February 06, 2016

Kris Algert Receives J. Chrys Dougherty Award

On April 30, 2015, Kris Algert was presented with the J. Chrys Dougherty Award by Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. The award honors an individual who, like its namesake, shows exemplary dedication and commitment to the principal of access to justice for all people regardless of income.  Kris was a board of director of Volunteer Legal Services from 2001 - 2014 and still serves as its Program Services Committee Chair, a position she has held since 2005.

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July 25, 2015

Tom Ausley Honored with Sam Emison Award

Tom Ausley: Sam Smison Award Recipient

Tom Ausley received the prestigious Sam Emison Award, bestowed by the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (TAFLS) at the TAFLS Annual Membership Dinner held in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas 2013 Advanced Family Law Course.TAFLS is a voluntary association whose membership consists of family lawyers who are board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The award is considered the single, highest honor a Texas family lawyer can receive and is given in recognition of a lawyer's significant contributions to the practice of family law and the family law bar.

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August 19, 2013

Kelly Caperton Fischer - A Rising Star! (again)

Kelly Caperton Fischer was selected as a 2010 Texas Rising Star by Law and Politics and the publishers of Texas Monthly.  A "Texas Rising Star" is a top lawyer who is 40 years old or younger or who has been in practice 10 years or less.  Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Kelly also was a Texas Rising Star in 2009.

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March 17, 2010

Super Lawyers & Rising Star!

We are proud to announce that Tom Ausley, Kris Algert, Eric Robertson, and JoAl Cannon Sheridan have been named 2009 Texas Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly in the practice area of family law.  Only 5% of Texas attorneys receive this honor each year.  The selection process includes peer nominations, a panel review process and independent research on candidates.  Tom Ausley also was listed as one of the "Top 50" for the Centar

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September 25, 2009