Lindley Bain

Lindley Bain is a collaborative family law attorney in DallasLindley is an associate attorney at Goranson, Bain, Larsen, Greenwald, Maultsby & Murphy, P.L.L.C. whose practice focuses on financially complex divorce matters, dissolution of LGBT partnership agreement matters, LGBT partnership agreements, and high conflict custody matters. She practices both collaborative law and traditional litigation and recognizes the importance of managing the financial and emotional costs of highly contentious family matters through the collaborative law process in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients and their families. From having her M.B.A. in Finance, Lindley has a constructive and financially minded approach to difficult family, property, and business issues and focuses on long term strategy and customized solutions for her clients.

She draws on her extensive experience at the collaborative table to assist clients in evaluating their options and achieving their objectives while staying focused on their goals, efficiency, and what is most important to them. Lindley has been named by Texas Monthly’s Texas Rising Stars for 2010 and 2011 as one of the top young lawyers in Texas.

Lindley received her Bachelor’s Degree from Austin College and her J.D. and M.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University. She is the President of her collaborative practice group, Collaborative Professionals of Dallas. She is a member of the Annette Stewart Inn of Court and the Mac Taylor Inn of Court.



J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2007
MBA, finance concentration, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 2007
BA, Austin College, Sherman, Texas 2002, Honors: Cum Laude
Major: Honors Spanish and International Studies


Collaborative Professionals of Dallas, President
Collin County Young Lawyers, Treasurer
Annette Stewart Inn of Court
Mac Taylor Inn of Court
State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Collin County Bar Association
Denton County Bar Association
Collaborative Law Institute of Texas

Awards and Honors:

2010-2015 Texas Rising Star (Thomas Reuters)
Inclusion in The Best Layweres in America (c) in the field of Family Law (Woodward and White Press), 2015

Goranson Bain, PLLC
3307 Northland Dr.
Suite 290
Austin, TX 78731
T: 512-368-4384
F: 512-368-4382

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