Leslie J. Bollier heads KCB’s family law section. Leslie is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She was selected as a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, as published in Super Lawyers Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine in 2013, 2014, and 2015, an honor bestowed upon less than 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40. She is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and a Lifetime Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. She is a member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, and Austin Bar Association. Leslie is also a member of the Travis County Women’s Bar Association and the Collaborative Law Institute. Leslie is an experienced and skilled family law litigator and formerly practiced at the Law Office of Becky Beaver.

Leslie focuses on results, client goals and unwavering advocacy, and is especially skilled in complex property and child custody cases. Her expertise includes cases involving the business and asset valuation, closely held business interests, relocation cases, child custody, characterization of property and premarital agreements. Leslie’s goal is to negotiate the best settlement possible for her clients, however, when litigation is necessary she has the trial skills necessary to ensure the best result possible in a courtroom. She is known for establishing a close rapport with her clients by guiding them through the family law process and delivering the best outcome achievable for them and their children. Leslie understands the unique challenges clients face in family law matters and is dedicated to delivering the highest level of legal representation.

Education

St. Mary’s University School of Law -J.D.
Southern Methodist University – B.A.
St. Mary’s Law Journal, Associate Editor
Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Fred Biery, United States District Chief Judge, Western District of Texas

Licenses, Certifications & Bar Admissions

Board Certified – Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2015
State Bar of Texas, 2005
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court, Western District of Texas
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Practice Areas

Family

Professional Activities & Associations

State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section, Member
Texas Bar Foundation – Lifetime Fellow
Texas Association of Family Law Specialists
Travis County Family Law Advocates
Texas Family Law Foundation
Austin Bar Association- Family Law Section, Member
Travis County Women’s Bar Association, Member
Collaborative Law Institute
Austin Young Lawyers Association: Member; Director, 2008 – 2009; Co-Chair, Crockett
H.S. Street Law Program 2007 – 2008, 2008 – 2009
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers: E-Mentor, 2008 – 2009
Federal Bar Association, Member

Honors & Awards

Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, as published in Super Lawyers Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine, 2013 – 2015
AVVO Superb Rated Attorney, 2014 – present
Lawyers of Distinction- Family & Divorce, 2017
The National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers, 2017
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Under 40 Award – 2016
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 10 Best Attorneys, 2016 – 2017
National Academy of Jurisprudence, Premier 100 – 2016
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 – 2015, 2016

Civic & Community Involvement

St. Mary’s University School of Law Alumni Board: Director, 2009-2013; Austin Chapter Committee Member
Catholic Diocese of Austin, Red Mass Committee: Committee Chair, 2009-2012 Committee Co-Chair, 2008
Association of Catholic Professionals, Member
Junior League, A Christmas Affair Committee Co-Chair
Con Mi Madre, Committee Member

Publications

Attorneys’ Fees in Family Law Proceedings, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course – Houston, TX, 2012