Meet Attorney Ryan S. Dougay
Family law attorney Ryan S. Dougay combines the skills of a strategic litigator with the tact and nuance of a successful negotiator in every family law matter. His years of legal experience have allowed him to hone the ability to find the surest and quickest path towards favorable resolutions for his clients, whether in or out of court. Today, his work has earned him the distinction of being named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine for three years, an achievement attained by less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state. Find out why Mr. Dougay has gained the respect of clients and colleagues throughout Austin, TX. Contact The Law Office of Ryan S. Dougay online or call (512) 469-0811 to schedule your consultation.
Our Focus in Family Law
Mr. Dougay’s practice focuses on the complex and personal issues that comprise family law, including:
- Divorce, including high-asset divorce
- Child Support and Custody
- Property Division
- Spousal Maintenance
- Mediation and Arbitration
- Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
- Domestic Violence
Regardless of your unique circumstances, Mr. Dougay makes every reasonable attempt to settle disputes and avoid the courtroom. Litigation is notorious for the considerable money, time, and emotional investment it requires, and Mr. Dougay is ever-mindful to make the legal process as financially and emotionally painless as possible for his clients.
A Compassionate Client Approach
Nobody wants to be a part of a family law matter, rather, clients end up embroiled in these cases out of necessity. Mr. Dougay understands this reality, and is extremely communicative and sensitive to his clients’ often challenging and stressful positions.
Mr. Dougay constantly strives to make the legal process as financially and emotionally painless as possible for his clients.
His dedication to professional excellence also means that Mr. Dougay performs all of the necessary casework himself and does not pass it along to junior legal professionals.
A Reputation for Excellence
Mr. Dougay has garnered a strong reputation throughout the central Texas family law community for his compassionate client approach and astute negotiation tactics in settling cases. He is never hesitant to go to trial in the rare event that settlements or resolutions outside court are unsuccessful. In court, he aggressively fights for his clients’ rights and determines the most advantageous use of case facts to develop a winning legal argument.
Education & Distinctions
Attorney Dougay earned degrees at the University of Texas at Austin and Regent University School of Law. Before earning his law degree, he worked as a Law Clerk for Piper and Powers, L.L.P. and Brothers and Thomas, L.L.P., now George, Brothers, Kincaid & Horton, L.L.P. Mr. Dougay belongs to several associations including:
- Williamson County Bar Association
- Austin Bar Association
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
As a reputable family law figure in the community, he has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014, 2015, and 2017.
Meet with Our Attorney
Family law matters may seem insurmountable, but Mr. Dougay can be trusted to find a solution that puts your life back on track. Reach out to the firm today using our online form or call (512) 469-0811.
"Ryan helped me through my divorce and complicated property division. He was great at explaining the process to me and explaining anything that I did not understand. He and his staff were always very helpful and understanding and I couldn’t have chosen a more qualified, competent lawyer to handle my case."Amanda - Satisfied Client