“Whether your major concern is children or large property holdings, we realize it's the most important issue in your life at the time.”
KoonsFuller, P.C. Shareholder, Aubrey Connatser, is recognized as one of the area’s finest family law practitioners, with a unique personality that allows her to work with opposing counsel, judges and juries to the benefit of her clients. She has been honored as one of Texas’ Best Lawyers (Woodward White 2010) and one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas featured in D Magazine (2011). In the inaugural edition of D Moms, Aubrey was featured in an article called “Balancing Act,” her life as a professional working Mom.
Ms Connatser is a regular guest on law segments that air on local and national radio and television, explaining such diverse topics as high profile child custody and celebrity divorce.
“Aubrey is so smart and hard working that we all know whatever she takes on will be done right and her clients will love her,” says Managing Shareholder Ike Vanden Eykel.
Her engaging personality was evident when she went on radio, television and in statewide publications talking about her pro bono work on behalf of the children taken by the state of Texas from the FLDS compound in West Texas. She served as an ad litem attorney along with hundreds of other Texas lawyers in one of the largest pro bono representations in family law history.
She also appeared on Fox 4 News and CW33 in Dallas to talk about the spike in divorce filings experienced around Valentine’s Day. (See below).
Ms. Connatser was the youngest attorney in KoonsFuller history to make shareholder as well as one of the youngest Texas lawyers to become Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2006. She first made the list of Texas Super Lawyers published by Key Professional Media and featured in Texas Monthly in 2004 at the age of 27. The youngest in the state of Texas.
She earned her bachelor’s degree with high honors in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin in 1998 and her Juris Doctor with honors from The University of Texas School of Law in 2001.
While an undergraduate, she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Liberal Arts Honors Program and was an Endowed Presidential Scholar. In law school, she became a member of the Texas International Law Journal, was active in the University of Texas Domestic Violence Clinic and participated in Moot Court.
Ms. Connatser has chaired the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers committee of Lawyers Against Domestic Violence. She is also active in the Dallas Bar Association, having served as a board member of the DBA Family Law Section as well as co-chair of the Admissions & Membership, Pro Bono and Legal Lines committees.
She is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the College of the State Bar of Texas and was also elected a member of the Annette Stewart American Inn of Court. Born on September 29, 1976 in Dallas, Ms. Connatser was the outstanding graduate of the Episcopal School of Dallas in 1994.
She and her husband, Adam Connatser (also an attorney), have two children and live in Dallas.