Kathryn Murphy

Kathryn Murphy

GoransonBain, PLLC
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Texas
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  • Divorce
  • Family Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Education
Southern Methodist University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
The University of Texas School of Law
English, B.A., with Honors
Awards
Named the Best Lawyers© Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas
Woodward and White Press
2017
Named the Best Lawyers© Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas
Woodward and White Press
2015
Selected to the “Best Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law”
D Magazine
2001, 2005- 2010, 2017 and 2018
Selected to the “Best Women Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law”
D Magazine
2010
Selected to the “Best Personal Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law”
D Magazine
2009
Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law
Woodward and White Press
2003-2018
Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list
Thomson Reuters
2003-2017
Selected to the “Top 50: Women Texas Super Lawyers”
Thomson Reuters
2003-2017
Selected to the “Top 100: Dallas/ Fort Worth Super Lawyers”
Thomson Reuters
2004 – 2009, 2011 – 2017
Selected to the “Top 100: Texas Super Lawyers”
Thomson Reuters
2004 – 2006, 2008-2009, 2011, 2013- 2017
Best Family Law CLE article
State Bar of Texas
2004
Serjeant of the Inn Award
Annette Stewart Inn of Court
2013- Awarded to an attorney who has significantly contributed to the profession and the community throughout their career
Professional Associations
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Board of Governors
Current
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Texas Chapter
Fellow
Current
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Texas Chapter
Past-President
Current
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Annette Stewart Inn of Court
Member
Current
Annette Stewart Inn of Court
Board Member
Current
Activities: 2005 - 2012
CASA of Collin County Advisory Board
Board Member
Current
Collaborative Divorce Dallas (f/k/a The Collaborative Alliance)
Member
Current
Collaborative Divorce Texas (f/k/a Collaborative Law Institute of Texas)
Member
Current
College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
Current
Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Collin County Bench Bar Conference
Co-CHair
Current
Activities: 2001
Collin County Bench Bar Conference
Program Committee
Current
Activities: 2000
Collin County Bench Bar Foundation
Fellow
Current
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
Member
Current
Dallas Bar Association
Fee Dispute Committee Member
Current
Activities: 1998 - 2000
DAYL People’s Law School
Co-Chair
Current
Activities: 1994 - 1996
Denton County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Texas Family Law Foundation
Lifetime Fellow
Current
Grievance Committee, District 1A
Chair
Current
Activities: 2006 - 2007
Grievance Committee, District 1A
Member
Current
Activities: 2002 - 2007
International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Member
Current
Activities: 2015 - present
Plano Bar Association
Member
Current
Southeastern Paralegal Institute
Instructor
Current
Activities: 1993 - 1996
State bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Member
Current
State bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Chair
Current
Activities: 2016 - 2017
State bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Family Law Council Member
Current
Activities: 2005 - present
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Member
Current
Texas Bar Foundation
Fellow
Current
Texas Bar Foundation
Nominating Committee
Current
The Balancing Act
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Protecting Children from Incompetent Forensic Evaluations and Expert Testimony
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Protecting Your Assets From A Texas Divorce
Professional Solutions Group
Texas Family Law Practice Guide
West Publishing Company
Speaking Engagements
What's In Your Wallet? Property Case Law Update, Marriage Dissolution
State Bar of Texas
Certifications
Board Certified in Family Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Company Website
Blog
GB Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
GoransonBain, PLLC
6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
USA
Telephone: (214) 473-9696
Fax: (469) 467-8059