Jimmy Vaught

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  • Shareholder at Vaught Law Firm, P.C. (2 Attorneys)
  • 5929 Balcones Drive, Suite 201, Austin, TX 78757
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  • Jimmy Vaught is Board Certified in Family Law and Civil Appeals by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice includes family law, divorce, custody and child support, modifications, prenuptial agreements and family law appeals.
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Attorney Awards


Texas Super Lawyer, 2003, 2004 and 2006; Briefing Attorney, Texas Supreme Court, 1980-81; Public Service Award, The Women's Advocacy Project, 2003. President Elect, Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; State Bar of Texas, Treasurer, Family Law Section, 2011-12; State Bar of Texas, Member, Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section Council, 1995-1998; State Bar of Texas, Chair, Membership and Member Services Committee, 2009-2011; State Bar of Texas, Member, Board of Editors, Family Law Section Report, 2007-present; State Bar of Texas, Member, Family Law Pattern Jury Charge Committee, 2009-present; State Bar of Texas, Member, Legislative Committee; State Bar of Texas, Member, Strategic Planning Committee; State Bar of Texas, Member, Pro Bono Committee; Austin Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors, 1991-1993 and 1995-1997; Austin Bar Association, Chair, Civil Appellate Law Section; Austin Bar Association, Vice-President, Family Law Section; Travis County Family Law Advocates; Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

(Board Certified, Family Law and Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512-380-1303  Phone
512-342-9980  Phone
512-610-9980  Fax
University Attended:
University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1982, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1980, Texas; U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of Texas; Austin Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Baytown, Texas, March 20, 1952
Reported Cases:
Fish v. Lebrie, 2010 WL 5019411 (Tex. App. - Austin 2010, no pet.); Izzo v. Izzo, 2010 WL 1930179 (Tex. App. - Austin 2010, pet. denied); Cox v. Cox, 298 S.W.3d 726 (Tex. App. - Austin 2009, no pet.); Barina v. Barina, 2008 WL 4951224 (Tex. App. - Austin 2008, no pet.); Holmes v. Kent, 221 S.W.3d 622 (Tex. 2007); Zeifman v. Sheryl Diane Michels, 229 S.W.3d 460 (Tex. App. - Austin 2007, no pet); Fox v. Fox, 2006 WL 66473 (Tex. App. - Austin 2006, no pet.); Hart v. Webster, 2006 WL 1707975 (Tex. App. - Austin 2006, no pet.); Zeifman v. Michels, 212 S.W.3d 582 (Tex. App. - Austin 2006, pet. denied); Sheshunoff v. Sheshunoff, 172 S.W.3d 686 (Tex. App. - Austin 2005, pet. denied).
( Board Certified, Family Law and Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )

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