“While many of my cases are litigated, my training in collaborative law ensures that every effort is taken to reach a resolution in the most cost-effective and clear manner possible.” – Aimee Pingenot
With a compassionate focus and an eye towards the future, Aimee works with clients to skillfully assist them in identifying their goals and guide them towards a resolution in often complex and contentious family law matters.
Having a Master’s degree in social work provides Aimee with a unique ability to understand complex and novel custody issues and work with both clients and mental health professionals to identify what is at stake for the clients she represents. Her compassion for families in crisis assures that she remains a tireless advocate for everyone she represents.
For same-sex couples whose relationships are not recognized by Texas courts, Aimee uses the collaborative process as well as creative and personalized contractual agreements to resolve property and custody issues.
A partner in the firm, Aimee is board certified in family law and has been selected for inclusion in the list of Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters from 2006 to 2013 and a Super Lawyers 2014 to 2015 , a distinction bestowed upon a select number of attorneys based solely upon nomination by their peers. She has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Thomson Reuters, 2014. Aimee has also been included in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law, Woodward and White Press, 2015 and 2016. Prior to practicing law, Aimee was the program director of a supervised visitation facility for families in Austin as well as an elementary school teacher with the non-profit program, Teach for America. She received her B.A. in Psychology with Honors, Masters of Science in Social Work with Honors and Juris Doctor from the University of Texas at Austin.
Areas of Practice
- Alimony & Maintenance
- Asset and Wealth Identification & Valuation
- Child Custody & Visitation
- Child Support
- Collaborative Law
- Complex Property Divisions
- Contempt & Enforcement
- Family Law
- Post Judgment Modifications & Enforcement
- Premarital and Post-marital Agreements
- Property Division
- Same sex custody agreements and contractual property agreements