James Scott

James Scott "Jake" Gilbreath

Austin Divorce and Family Lawyer
  • Family Law, Divorce
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Rick Cofer
Reviewed by Rick Cofer August 19, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Jake Gilbreath is a leader in the family bar and sets the standard for professionalism and effective advocacy. He is tenacious, compassionate, and committed to his clients. I regularly refer matters to Jake because I know that he delivers for his clients. I personally admire Jake and consider him a leading light among Texas lawyers.
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Summary

Regarded as an elite family law litigator, Jake represents clients throughout the State of Texas in complex marital property division and custody disputes. Although most of his cases resolve amicably, Jake excels at trying cases to juries, judges, and arbitrators, and is known for his skill in the courtroom. Jake practices exclusively in the area of family law and is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Jake has received the Client’s Choice Award in Family Law from Avvo.com and is rated a 10.0 superb lawyer by the website. Jake frequently speaks on family law and litigation matters, is a member of Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, and has received the Judge Suzanne Covington Pro Bono Service Award.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Professional Experience
Partner
Walters Gilbreath, PLLC
- Current
Attorney
Piper & Turner, PLLC
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Education
George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
B.A.
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The University of Texas School of Law
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Awards
Pro Bono College
State Bar of Texas
Pro Bono College
State Bar of Texas
Pro Bono College
State Bar of Texas
Judge Suzanne Covington Pro Bono Service Award
Austin Bar Association
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas - LGBT Section
Member
- Current
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Travis County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College
Member
- Current
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Texas Counsel on Family Violence
Member
- Current
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Williamson County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Austin Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Austin Young Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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State bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Barred Justice
National Center on Domestic and Sexual violence
Certifications
Board Certified in Family Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Completion Family Law Advocacy Institute trial training
National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jake Gilbreath Profile
Contact & Map
Suite 110
Suite 110
316 West 12th St
110
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: (512) 320-9160
Monday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 7 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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