Patricia J. Dixon (Trisha)Patricia J. Dixon (Trisha)

Phone: 512-482-0061
Email: Patricia.Dixon@graybecker.com

Trisha graduated from the University of Texas in 2007 with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Social Work. She then attended Baylor University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor in 2010.

Since 2010, Trisha has been practicing exclusively family law with a concentration in divorce, modificaions, enforcements, custody issues and disputes, child support, and drafting of marital agreements, including pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Trisha has dedicated her career to advocating for her clients by assisting in settling family law disputes and trying to minimize conflict and costs for her clients.

Despite Trisha’s dedication to settling her cases for her clients, she is no stranger to a courtroom and advocates zealously for her clients by being a voice for them in court.

Trisha represents clients in family law litigation cases, including divorce actions, property characterization, reimbursement claims and all child related issues including custody and child support. Trisha also represents clients in modification and enforcement of existing family law orders, including modifying and enforcing child support and conservatorship issues. Trisha represents clients in need of emergency protection orders and temporary restraining orders in situations involving family violence. Trisha also assists clients in drafting and review of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial property agreements.

Areas of Practice:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Custody, Visitation and Child Support
  • Modifications
  • Spousal Support and Alimony
  • Marital Agreements
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Family Law Dispute Resolution
  • Collaborative Family Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 2010

Education:

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, J.D. – 2010
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A . – 2007
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: Social Work
  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas – Mediator Certification – 2015

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • Client’s Choice Award, Avvo
  • Baylor Law Family Law Advocacy Award, Baylor University School of Law, 2009
  • Baylor Law Student Bar Association Leadership Award, Baylor University School of Law, 2009
  • Baylor Law Service Award, Baylor University School of Law, 2009
  • Joe Cannon Professionalism Award, Baylor University School of Law – Joe Cannon, 2009
  • Dean’s List, University of Texas, 2004 – 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Austin Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Texas Family Law Foundation, Member
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board Member, 2016- Present
  • Civil and Family Court System Additional Capacity, Citizen Advisory Committee Member, 2016
  • Leadership SBOT (State Bar of Texas) Member of Leadership Class, 2015-2016
  • Austin Baylor Lawyer Network, Member, Executive Committee, 2013 – Present
  • VLS Kinship Clinic Travis County, Co-Chair, 2013
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member, 2011 – Present
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2010 – Present
  • Texas Exes Students Association, Lifetime Member, 2007 – Present
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association – Present
  • Austin Young Chamber of Commerce, Elite Member – Present
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board Member, 2016 – Present

Past Employment Positions:

  • Texas Supreme Court’s Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families, Judicial Intern, 2009
  • Gray & Becker, P.C., Law Clerk, 2009
  • Honorable Nancy Hohengarten at Travis County Criminal Courts (District & County Courts At Law), Legal Intern, 2006 – 2007

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Volunteer with Volunteer Legal Services Legal Advice Clinics, 2010 – Present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, 2010 – Present
  • CASA Volunteer, Travis County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), 2010 – Present

Classes/Seminars:

  • Divorce and SAPCR Procedures, Divorce Basics Seminar (2015)
  • Divorce and SAPCR Procedures, Divorce Basics Seminar (2016)

Languages:

  • English
  • German