Thomas P. Carnes

Thomas P. Carnes

Resolving disputes for businesses and individuals since 1992.
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Texas
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Biography

Tom Carnes is a civil trial lawyer and mediator in Fredericksburg, Texas, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

Tom's practice in business litigation includes a broad range of matters, ranging from contracts, to real estate litigation, to construction disputes, to competitive hiring and trade secret litigation. His family law practice includes, but is not limited to, collaborative divorce matters. His traditional family law practice includes all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, modification, and enforcement.

Tom also serves as a neutral third-party mediator in a broad range of business and family law matters.

Tom is from Denton, Texas. He graduated from the University of North Texas with BBA and MBA degrees, and The University of Houston Law Center with a JD, magna cum laude.

Tom lives with his wife Beverly on their ranch outside of Fredericksburg, Texas, where they raise heritage breeds of sheep and together run Agarita Creek, A Texas Hill Country Ranch Retreat, a hospitality business. The Carnes are active in Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, where Tom is the mentor for the Education for Ministry program, sponsored by the School of Theology at the University of the South (Sewanee).

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Professional Experience
Owner
Thomas P. Carnes, Attorney & Mediator
- Current
Partner
Carnes Ely, LLC
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Owner
Thomas P. Carnes, Attorney
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Associate
Locke Liddell & Sapp
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Associate
Seiler Cohn & Stebbins
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Associate
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
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Education
University of Houston Law Center
Juris Doctor (1992)
Honors: Graduated magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Order of the Barons
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University of North Texas
MBA (1988)
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University of North Texas
BBA (1983)
Honors: Jack Johnson Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Economics
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Professional Associations
Collaborative Divorce Texas
Member
- Current
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College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas  # 00783795
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Collaborative Divorce Texas Professional Page
Contact & Map
968 Braeutigam Rd
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Telephone: (830) 997-7790
Fax: (830) 997-2390
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Evenings and weekends by appointment only.
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