Your Authority on Family Law

Entering our twenty fifth year, we at Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson have done more than learned the law, we’ve mastered it.

Hiring The Best Matters

In 2018, ten of our family lawyers were named to the list of Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward White, Inc.

Recognized: Richard Orsinger, Keith Nelson, Scott Downing, Jeff Anderson, Will Reppeto, Brad LaMorgese, Lon Loveless, Marilea Lewis, Paula Bennett and Amber Liddell Alwais.

Divorce Is Never Easy

Which is why we guide you through the law and provide the best representation we can, when you need it most.

Best Lawyers In America
Name Year
Richard R. Orsinger – Family Law 1987-2018
Appellate Law 2007-2018
Keith M. Nelson 2006-2018
R. Scott Downing 2005-2018
Jeffrey O. Anderson 2009-2018
Brad M. LaMorgese 2016-2018
Appellate Law 2016-2018
Marilea W. Lewis 2013-2018
Mediation 2013-2018
William M. Reppeto III 2016-2018
Lon M. Loveless 2015-2018
T. Hunter Lewis 2016
Paula A. Bennett 2017-2018
Amber Liddell Alwais 2018
Board Certified in Family Law
Name Year
Richard R. Orsinger 1980
- Civil Appellate Law 1987
Keith M. Nelson 1988
R. Scott Downing 1999
Jeffrey O. Anderson 1999
William M. Reppeto III 2002
Brad M. LaMorgese 2001
Marilea W. Lewis 1996
Amber L. Alwais 2009
Lon M. Loveless 2011
Paula A. Bennett 2015
T. Hunter Lewis 2017
Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters
Name Year
Richard R. Orsinger 2003-2017
Top 10 in Texas 2009-2010, 2012-2014
Top 100 Central TX 2004-2011, 2013-2017
Top 100 in Texas 2003-2017
Keith M. Nelson 2003-2017
Top 100 in Texas 2013, 2015-2017
Top 100 in DFW 2009, 2011-2017
R. Scott Downing 2003-2017
Top 100 in Texas 2009, 2013-2017
Top 100 in DFW 2009-2010, 2013-2017
Jeffrey O. Anderson 2003-2017
Top 100 in DFW 2012, 2015-2017
William M. Reppeto III 2014-2015 2005-2006*
Brad M. LaMorgese 2004-2017
Top 100 in Texas 2013-2017
Top 100 in DFW 2013-2017
Marilea W. Lewis 2012-2017
Top 100 in Texas 2014-2016
Top 50 Women TX 2014-2017
Top 100 in DFW 2014-2016
Amber L. Alwais 2013-2017 2008-2010*
Lon M. Loveless 2014-2017 2009-2014*
R. Porter Corrigan 2010-2012* 2014-2016*
Holly Rampy 2014-2017*
Ryan Kirkham 2012*
T. Hunter Lewis 2013-2017
*Named Texas Rising Star
Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine
Name Year
Richard R. Orsinger 2009
Keith M. Nelson 2014
R. Scott Downing 2004* 2014 2016
Jeffrey O. Anderson 2002* 2004* 2006* 2007-2009 2011-2012 2016-2017
William M. Reppeto III 2015
Brad M. LaMorgese 2002* 2004* 2006* 2014 2017
Marilea W. Lewis 2012** 2014-2015
*Named Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas
**Named Best Lawyer for ADR-Mediation

Your Future. Our Focus

Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP is one of the largest family law firms in Texas. Serving clients across the metroplex and from all over Texas, our family attorneys are ranked among the best statewide and our firm holds a place of prominence across the nation. If you need a divorce lawyer give us a call today.

Practice Areas

The attorneys at Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson have decades of experience in every aspect of Family Law and can help you work through every stage of the process.

Latest News

11-10-17

Lon Loveless Discusses Holiday Custody Issues with Good Life Family

Lon Loveless Discusses Holiday Custody Issues with Good Life Family Lon Loveless explains the importance of parents respecting holiday traditions following a divorce in order to al...Read More
11-02-17

Keith Nelson, Paul Hewett Discuss Future of Frisco Office with Texas Lawyer

Keith Nelson, Paul Hewett Discuss Future of Frisco Office with Texas Lawyer “Keith Nelson, a co-founder of the 17-lawyer firm, said Orsinger Nelson has considered expansion into Co...Read More
11-01-17

Family Lawyer Paul Hewett Joins Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson’s New Frisco Office

DALLAS – Respected North Texas lawyer Paul Hewett has joined the family law boutique Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, as a partner in the firm’s newly opened Frisco offic...Read More
10-30-17

Family Law Firm Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Opens New Office in North Texas Suburb of

DALLAS – Texas-based family law boutique Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, is pleased to announce a new full-time office in the North Dallas suburb of Frisco, the firm’s t...Read More
10-05-17

Shielding Children from the Impact of a Parent’s Addiction

For most, filing for divorce may seem like the only option in order to protect children from the actions of a parent who is abusing drugs or alcohol. However, you do have other opt...Read More
10-03-17

Ryan Kirkham Explores the Complexity of Cross-Border Custody Issues

Ryan Kirkham explains the complex and often difficult path for parents involved in international custody cases in “Cross-Border Issues Are Not Always Limited to Business Deals” fro...Read More
09-28-17

Adverse Rulings Are Not the End of the Legal Road says Brad LaMorgese

Brad LaMorgese looks at what might put a case on the path to appeal in “What To Do When the Judge Rules Against You” in the October issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes....Read More
09-05-17

Five Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Partners Selected Among Texas’ Top 100 Attorneys

DALLAS – Five partners from the Family Law boutique Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP – Richard Orsinger, Keith Nelson, Scott Downing, Jeffrey Anderson and Brad LaMorgese –...Read More
09-01-17

“Pressing the Pause Button” on a Divorce in Texas

Earlier this month, sources close to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt said the couple planned to “put their divorce on pause.” Reportedly, the couple wanted to allow some time and spac...Read More
08-17-17

10 Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Attorneys Selected to Best Lawyers in America for 2018

Ten attorneys from the family law firm Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, have been selected to the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the nation...Read More