More About Audrey J. Blair

Audrey Blair has been practicing law in central Texas since 2002.  With her background in family law and family law litigation, Audrey brings broad experience and knowledge to the resolution of family law issues.   She is also board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

After graduating from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Audrey came to Texas to attend  Baylor University Law School.  Following a very rewarding time with the Women’s Advocacy Project, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to representing victims of domestic violence, Audrey Blair practiced on her own for five years and then later joined a law firm that focused exclusively on family law cases.

EXPERIENCE

  • Child Custody Cases
  • Litigation, including child-related and property-related cases
  • Cases involving Family Violence
  • Divorces with Medium- and Large-Sized Estates
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Mediation

JURISDICTIONS

  • Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, Burnet, and Caldwell counties

EDUCATION

  • J. D., Baylor School of Law, Waco, Texas
  • B.A., College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, History and Spanish

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Board Certified – Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Family Law Since 2011
  • State Bar of Texas — Member since 2001
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section

TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • 40-Hour Basic Mediation Course at the Dispute Resolution Center, Austin, Texas; meets the requirements of the Texas A.D.R. Act

WRITING AND SPEAKING EXPERIENCE

  • Author, Texas and the Nation Re-Evaluating Marriage and Same-Sex Rights, Texas Paralegal Journal, Summer 2014 Issue
  • Speaker, Social Media Strategies Around Discovery, Investigation, and Marketing, Austin Bar Association Bench Bar CLE Course, Austin, Texas, April 2014
  • Author and Speaker, Facebook, Twitter and Beyond – Legally Getting the Evidence, State Bar of Texas “Sex, Drugs & Surveillance,” CLE Course, Houston, Texas, January 2014
  • Author, That’s What She Said: What You Need to Know About Tweeting, Posting, Surfing, Emailing, and Texting If You Are Going Through a Divorce, Texas Bar Journal, 2013
  • Speaker, The Effects of Intimate Partner Abuse on Children, “Family Law Essentials Seminar” CLE Course, San Marcos, Texas, September 2013
  • Author and Speaker, Opening and Closing Arguments, State Bar of Texas “Handling Your 1st Divorce” CLE Course, Austin, Texas, January 2013
  • Speaker, Custody Issues, Austin Bar Association’s “Divorce Basics” CLE Course, Austin, Texas, December 2012
  • Author and Speaker, Family Law Basics, CLE presentation at the Office of the Attorney General, Austin, Texas, Fall 2012
  • Author and Speaker, Family Law, National Business Institute “Representing Service Members & Veterans” CLE Course, Austin, Texas, Fall 2011
  • Video Presentation, Child Support Issues for Prisoners, Texas Access to Justice Commission, Austin, Texas, Spring 2011
  • Author and Speaker, Defending Against Protective Orders, Travis County CAFA Seminar, Austin, Texas, Fall 2009

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Pro Bono Family Law Cases for Volunteer Legal Services, Austin, Texas
  • Volunteer Attorney for Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Weekly Free Legal Advice Clinics in Austin, Texas