P. Lindley Bain - Goranson Bain, PLLC

P. Lindley Bain

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

    Focusing on the future rather than the past results in better decisions, Lindley Bain, who heads up the Goranson Bain office in Austin, Texas, believes, and counsels divorcing clients to strive for healthy, attainable goals. Lindley concentrates on financially complex divorces and high-conflict custody matters. Lindley is board certified in Family Law. She practices both collaborative and traditional litigation with both creativity and compassion to address both their financial and emotional divorce.

    Lindley recognizes the importance of managing the financial and emotional costs of contested family matters and divorces, and works to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients. Relying on her background as an M.B.A. in Finance, Lindley offers a constructive and financially-minded approach to difficult family, property, and business issues. She develops long-term strategies and customized solutions for her clients, helping them to plan for retirement and their children’s education even as they solve immediate concerns such as separating property, obtaining an optimal financial package, and making parenting arrangements. Lindley uses her financial background and collaborative skills to assist non-married couples in crafting cohabitation agreements, parenting plans, pre marital agreements, and donor and surrogacy agreements that are tailor made to meet their individual and family needs and goals. Drawing on her extensive experience in the courtroom and at the collaborative table, Lindley assists clients in evaluating their options to achieve their objectives and safeguard what is most important to them. Guiding clients to a place where they feel comfortable and confident in making decisions is a strength of Lindley’s counsel. Lindley has been named a Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters for 2010- 2015 as one of the top young lawyers in Texas. Lindley received her Bachelor’s degree from Austin College and her Juris Doctor and M.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University. Lindley practices in both the Austin area and Dallas area.

Additional Information

Areas of Practice
  • Adoption
  • Alimony & Maintenance
  • Asset and Wealth Identification & Valuation
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Complex Property Divisions
  • Contempt & Enforcement
  • Divorce
  • Donor/Surrogacy Agreements
  • Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Modifications
  • Paternity
  • Post Judgment Modifications & Enforcement
  • Premarital and Post-marital Agreements Property Division 

Austin CollegeBA 2002Southern Methodist UniversityMBA 2007Southern Methodist UniversityJ.D. 2007
Austin Bar AssociationAustin Young Lawyers AssociationCollaborative Professionals of DallasAnnette Stewart Inn of CourtMac Taylor Inn of CourtState Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionDallas Bar AssociationDallas Association of Young LawyersCollin County Bar AssociationCollaborative Law Institute of Texas

Office Location

3801 South Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 280
Austin, TX 78704
United States


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Practice Areas

Family Law

Other Information

Gender: Female