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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. Johnson (2016 Distinguished Lawyer Award); David A. Sheppard (2016 Distingued Lawyer Award); and Judge Orlinda Naranjo (2016 David H. Walter Community Excellence Award).

Posted in: Awards February 06, 2016

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.

Posted in: Awards July 25, 2015

Tom Ausley, Kris Algert, Eric Robertson, Kelly Ausley-Flores, and JoAl Cannon Sheridan have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America! Tom, Eric, Kelly, and JoAl have been included in Best Lawyers in the practice areas of Family Law and Kris has been included in the practice areas of Collaborative law: Family Law, Family Law, and Family Law Mediation. Kris also was named Best Lawyers' 2014-15 Austin Family Law "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community, is being honored as a "Lawyer of the Year."

Posted in: Announcements August 22, 2014

The family law firm of Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores, LLP has been named one of the Best Law Firms in Texas as published in U.S. News & World Report, January 2014.

Posted in: Awards January 11, 2014

Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores' partners--Tom Ausley, Kris Algert, Eric Robertson, Kelly Ausley-Flores, and JoAl Cannon Sheridan--have been recognized as Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly and the Law and Politics magazines. Texas Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of lawyers in the State of Texas. Each of the firm's super lawyers will be featured in the Texas Super Lawyers Edition of Texas Monthly (scheduled to hit newstands in October). Associate attorney, Kelly Caperton Fischer, was again named a Rising Star by Texas Monthly back in March. Congratulations to all the lawyers of Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores!

Posted in: Announcements September 15, 2013

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.

Tom is a Past-President of the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has served on the Board of Governors for the national organization. Additionally, Tom has served as Chair of the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section Council, one of the largest sections of the state bar.

Tom is known throughout the state as a person of integrity and professionalism and often mentors young lawyers. He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer since 2003 and as a Best Lawyer in America, Family Law Section since 1987.

Congratulations to Tom!

Posted in: Awards August 19, 2013

For the first time, all firm partners -- Tom Ausley, Kris Algert, Eric Robertson, Kelly Ausley-Flores and JoAl Cannon Sheridan -- were named The Best Lawyers in America (20th Edition) in the practice area of family law. Kris Algert also was named best lawyer in the practice area of Collaborative Law: Family Law Lawyer of the Year in Texas for 2013.

Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising nearly 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.

Posted in: Announcements August 19, 2013

Tom Ausley is one of the top 50 lawyers in the Central and West Texas region.  The list of 50 is comprised of those lawyers who ranked top of the list in the Texas Super Lawyers 2012 nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

Of the 50 lawyers named, Tom was the only family law lawyer from Austin who made the list.

Congratulations to Tom!

 

Posted in: Announcements September 25, 2012

Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores' partners--Tom Ausley, Kris Algert, Eric Robertson, Kelly Ausley-Flores, and JoAl Cannon Sheridan--have, once again, been recognized as Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly and the Law and Politics magazines.

Texas Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of lawyers in the State of Texas. Each of the firm's super lawyers will be featured in the Texas Super Lawyers Edition of Texas Monthly magazine which is scheduled to hit newstands in October.

Associate attorney, Kelly Caperton Fischer, was named a Rising Star by Texas Monthly back in March.

In addition to being Super Lawyers, partners Tom Ausley, Kris Algert, Eric Robertson, and Kelly Ausley-Flores again will be included in The Best Lawyers in America, 19th Edition in the practice area of family law.  Kris Algert also was named a best lawyer in the practice area of Collaborative Law.

Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising nearly 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. 

Congratulations to all the lawyers of Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores!

 

Posted in: Announcements September 20, 2012

Kelly Ausley-Flores has been selected to serve on the council of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Posted in: Announcements April 29, 2012