2019

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Client Problems: How to Fix It, CYA, and When to Get Out,” to the State Bar of Texas’ Family Law 101 Course, San Antonio, Texas.

June

Erin C. Leake served on the Steering Committee for 2019 Pie Fest to raise money for the Austin Bar Foundation’s Capital Campaign to purchase Hilgers House as the Austin Bar Association’s new office.

January

Erin C. Leake was elected to the Austin Bar Association/Austin Young Lawyer Association 2019 Leadership Academy.

2018

November

Jason W. Wright joined Vaught Law Firm, P.C. Jason graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and completed law school at Texas Wesleyan School of Law in 2012.

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2019) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Dealing with the Impaired Client,” to the State Bar of Texas’ 44th Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

July

Vaught Law Firm, P.C. has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the Austin practice area. Ratings by BL Rankings.

May

Erin C. Leake joined Vaught Law Firm, P.C. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and completed law school at the University of Houston Law School in 2013.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Should I Stay or Should I Go: Beginning and Ending Your Relationship” to the State Bar of Texas’ Family Law 101, 41st Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Dallas, Texas.

2017

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2018) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Proper Role of Expert Witnesses” with Susan Mc Lerran and Warren Cole to the State Bar of Texas’ 43rd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

July

Vaught Law Firm, P.C. has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the Austin practice area. Ratings by BL Rankings.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Round Up the Usual Suspects: Attacking and Defending Settlement Agreements, Informal Settlement Agreements and Mediated Settlement Agreements” to the State Bar of Texas’ 40th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas.

2016

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Top 50 Central/West Texas Super Lawyer (2017) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

July

Vaught Law Firm, P.C. has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the Austin practice area. Ratings by BL Rankings.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Just the Facts, Ma’am: Family Law Findings of Fact” to the State Bar of Texas 39th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Galveston, Texas.

2015

December

Jimmy Vaught presented “Just When You Thought It was Safe To Go Back in the Water: Post Trial Motions” to the State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, Dallas, Texas.

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2016) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Discovery: It’s Supposed to be Hard; If it Wasn’t Hard, Everyone Would Do It” to the State Bar of Texas 41st Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

Jimmy Vaught was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin. Ratings by BL Rankings.

July

Vaught Law Firm, P.C. has been ranked in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the Austin practice area. Ratings by BL Rankings.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Summary Judgments: A Lot of Ins, a Lot of Outs, a Lot of What-Have-Yous” to the State Bar of Texas’ 38th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas.

2014

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2015) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

July

Vaught Law Firm, P.C. has been ranked in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the Austin practice area. Ratings by BL Rankings.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Zen and the Art of Document Drafting” to the State Bar of Texas’ 37th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas.

2013

October

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Chair of the New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, Napa, California.

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2014) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

Jimmy Vaught presented “What We Have Here Is a Failure to Communicate: Attacking and Defending Settlement Agreements” to the State Bar of Texas’ 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

July

Vaught Law Firm, P.C. has been ranked in the 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the Austin practice area. Ratings by BL Rankings.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Know When to Hold ‘Em, Know When to Fold ‘Em: Settlement Agreements, Rule 11 Agreements, Informal Settlement Agreements and Mediated Settlement Agreements” to the State Bar of Texas’ 36th Marriage Dissolution Institute, Galveston, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught participated as Co-Chair of the University of Texas and Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ Innovations – Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, Houston, Texas.

January

Jimmy Vaught presented “Time Keeps on Slippin’, Slippin’, Slippin’ into the Future: Post-trial and Appellate Deadlines” to the State Bar of Texas’ Handling Your First (or Next) Divorce Case, Austin, Texas.

2012

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2013) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Summary Judgments in Divorce” to the State Bar of Texas’ 38th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, Houston, Texas.

Jimmy Vaught was named the Best Lawyers 2013 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin. Ratings by BL Rankings.

May

Jimmy Vaught participated as Co-Chair of the University of Texas and Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ seminar Innovations – Breaking Boundaries in Custody Litigation, Houston, Texas.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover: Appellate Style” to the State Bar of Texas’ 35th Marriage Dissolution Institute, Dallas, Texas.

2011

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2012) by Thompson Reuters.

August

Jimmy Vaught was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 in the field of Family Law. Ratings by BL Rankings.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Appellate Practice From Every Angle” to the State Bar of Texas’ 37th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

2010

December

Jimmy Vaught presented “Alternative Drafting Orders and Decrees to Those Found in the Family Law Practice Manual” to the State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, Houston, Texas.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Appellate Purgatory: Actions You Can Take During Appeal and After Remand” to the State Bar of Texas’ 36th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “The Road to Settlement: Rule 11 Agreements, Informal Settlement Agreements and Mediated Settlement Agreements” to the State Bar of Texas’ 34th Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught served as Course Director, State Bar of Texas’ 33rd Marriage Dissolution Seminar, San Antonio, Texas.

January

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Course Director of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists’ Trial Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2009

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Different Ways to Trace Separate Property” to the State Bar of Texas’ 35th Annual Family Law Course, Dallas, Texas.

June

Jimmy Vaught presented “Marital Property Agreements: And You Know It Don’t Come Easy” to the State Bar of Texas’ 2009 Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.

2008

October

Jimmy Vaught presented “Different Ways to Trace Separate Property” to the State Bar of Texas’ New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, Napa, California.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “The Marital Residence: There’s No Place Like Home” to the State Bar of Texas’ 31st Marriage Dissolution Institute, Galveston, Texas.

2007

October

Jimmy Vaught presented “Dealing with Unusual Trusts” to the State Bar of Texas’ New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, Memphis, Tennessee.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Post Judgment Issues: Sometimes It’s Heaven, Sometimes It’s Hell, and Sometimes You Don’t Even Know” to the State Bar of Texas 33rd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

June

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Chair of the annual University of Texas’ Family Law on the Front Lines, Galveston, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught presented “Issues in ADR” to the State Bar of Texas’ 30th Marriage Dissolution Institute, El Paso, Texas.

2006

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2007) by Thompson Reuters (formerly Texas Monthly).

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Marital Property Agreements: Still Crazy After All These Years” to the State Bar of Texas’ 32nd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

June

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Chair of the annual University of Texas’ Family Law on the Front Lines, Galveston, Texas.

2005

June

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Chair of the annual University of Texas’ Family Law on the Front Lines, Galveston, Texas.

2004

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2005) by Thompson Reuters (formerly Texas Monthly).

June

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Chair of the annual University of Texas’ Family Law on the Front Lines, Galveston, Texas.

2003

October

Jimmy Vaught was named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2004) by Thompson Reuters (formerly Texas Monthly).

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Appeals and Mandamus – How to Repair Your Case and Prevent the Need for Repairs (or What to Do When Your Case is in the Ditch)” to the State Bar of Texas’ 29th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

June

Jimmy Vaught served as Co-Chair of the annual University of Texas’ Family Law on the Front Lines, Galveston, Texas.

2002

October

Jimmy Vaught presented “Obtaining and Retaining the Benefit of the Bargain – Premarital and Marital Agreements” to the State Bar of Texas’ New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, San Antonio, Texas.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Contesting and Defending Premarital Agreements” to the State Bar of Texas’ 28th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, Dallas, Texas.

Jimmy Vaught presented “High Tech Evidence: How to Find It, Retrieve It and Get It In” to the State Bar of Texas’ 28th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, Dallas, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught presented “Early-Stage Company Valuation” to the Joint National Conference of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Summary Judgments and Declaratory Judgments in Divorce” to the State Bar of Texas’ 25th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Austin, Texas.

March

Jimmy Vaught presented “Valuation of Law Practice in Divorce” to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual Spring Conference, Sanibel, Florida.

2001

October

Jimmy Vaught presented “Valuation, Characterization and Division of Unusual Assets” to the State Bar of Texas’ New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Professional Partings: Valuing Medical/Legal Professional Practices” to the State Bar of Texas’ 27th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught presented “Valuing and Dividing the Community Business” to the State Bar of Texas’ 24th Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Corpus Christi, Texas.

April

Jimmy Vaught presented “Interaction of Probate Court and Family Law” to the University of Texas’ Family Law on the Front Lines Course, Galveston, Texas.

2000

December

Jimmy Vaught became Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Bottom Line Appellate Issues” to the State Bar of Texas’ Ultimate Trial Notebook: Family, New Orleans, Louisiana.

October

Jimmy Vaught presented “Pretrial and Trial Strategies for the Complex Property Case” to the State Bar of Texas New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “Representing the High-Tech Entrepreneur: IPO’s, Venture Capitalists and Beyond” at the State Bar of Texas’ 26th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Family Law Court v. Probate Court: What Every Family Lawyer Should Know” to the State Bar of Texas’ 26th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, San Antonio, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught presented “Bill of Review” to the State Bar of Texas’ 23rd Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Fort Worth, Texas.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Appellate Tips: Judges Panel” to the State Bar of Texas’ 23rd Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, Fort Worth, Texas.

March

Jimmy Vaught presented “Fiduciary Duties of Spouses and Non-Physical Torts” to the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Palm Beach, Florida.

1999

October

Jimmy Vaught presented “Strategic Use of Law Beyond the Family Code” to the State Bar of Texas’ New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, San Diego, California.

Jimmy Vaught presented “Trends in Preservation of Error (At Trial, Charge, and Post Verdict)” to the State Bar of Texas’ 13th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, Austin, Texas.

August

Jimmy Vaught presented “The Appellate Process – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly” to the State Bar of Texas’ 25th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, Dallas, Texas.

May

Jimmy Vaught presented “Litigating Marital Agreements: You Can’t Always Get What You Want…” to the State Bar of Texas’ 22nd Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute, San Antonio, Texas.