Austin Family Law Attorney Selected as a 2021 Best Lawyer

“It is a great honor to be selected for this prestigious recognition. It is a reflection on the high standard that I set for my work with every client”.

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Austin Attorney Mary Jones has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in America© for 2021 in the family law category. “It is a great honor to be selected for this prestigious recognition,” said Mary Jones, “It is a reflection on the high standard that I set for my work with every client.”

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

Mary Jones is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and from the University of Kentucky College of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence.  After spending almost a decade teaching and coaching at the middle school and high school levels in public schools in Illinois, Texas and North Carolina, she pursued her law degree and has continued her service to parents and children in the legal realm for over 25 years. 

Prior to establishing her own private practice in 1997, she practiced family law with the firm of Hearne, Knolle, Livingston and Holcomb, and with Douglass D. Hearne, Sr. for 5 years.  She has represented Family Law clients in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco Counties. 

Ms. Jones is a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow, a high distinction as each year only one-third of one percent of State Bar members are selected to become Fellows. She is also a Lifetime Member Texas Family Law Foundation, Member of The College of the State Bar of Texas and was a founding member of the Travis County Bar Foundation.  She is a member of Collaborative Divorce Texas and serves on the board of directors for Collaborative Divorce Austin.
Mary Jones’ practice is primarily focus on Family Law matters including Divorce, Child Custody and Support, Grandparents Rights and Pre and Post Marital Agreements. For more information, visit

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