Elizabeth J. Ayala

Associate Attorney

Elizabeth J. Ayala is an accomplished family law attorney specializing in complex custody cases and protective orders.

Recognized for her expertise and empathy, Elizabeth navigates legal intricacies from consultation to trial with a focus on securing favorable outcomes. 

Elizabeth’s pragmatism is manifest in her realistic perspective of and patience for de-escalating acrimony – qualities that have made her a sounding board for solutions in the law and its application to everyday family settings. Notably, Elizabeth is particularly skilled at understanding, handling, managing, and positioning difficult, explosive, and/or obstructive personalities considered roadblocks to progress. A parent herself, Elizabeth understands family dynamics and the ever-evolving nature of child custody issues.


Family Law

Child Custody 

Protective Orders 


Enforcement Actions & Modifications 


Honors and Awards

Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2021-2024


Avvo Client’s Choice Award


Austin Monthly Magazine, Austin’s Top Lawyers, 2021-2023


The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.

St. Edwards University, Austin, B.A., Psychology

​​Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2016


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