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N. J. Gaunt

Attorney N.J. Gaunt

Legal experience:

Nicholas J. Gaunt has been licensed as an attorney and mediator in Texas since 2009. He has practiced family law and criminal defense extensively in Bell, Coryell, Lampassas, Milam, as well as Collin, Dallas, Denton, Travis, and Bexar County.

A graduate of St Mary's University, he received the Pro Bono service award for services to the community and was a volunteer administrative law judge (ALJ) for the City of San Antonio Housing Authority. Prior to graduation, he was offered an associate professorship of law. For two years prior to coming to law school, N.J. worked in interstate child support enforcement for the Texas Attorney General's Office (OAG). Beginning in 1994, N.J. spent over ten years in emergency services as a first responder in both fire/EMS and law enforcement.


  • University of Texas at Austin, 1997
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, 2009

Internships completed:

  • Bexar County District Attorney's Office (2007-2009)
  • Bexar County Staff Attorney's Office (2008-2009)
  • 10th County Court-at-Law, Bexar County (2009)
  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (2008)
  • United States Department of Justice (U.S. Attorney's Office) (2008)


  • State of Texas (2009)
  • Mediator - State Bar of Texas (2009)
  • Federal Southern District of Texas (2010)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar College (2012-present)
  • Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans (2010-present)
  • Texas Lawyers for Children (2010-present)
  • Family Law Division, State Bar of Texas (2010-present)
  • Criminal Defense Division, State Bar of Texas (2010-2015)
  • Bell County Bar Society (2010-present)
  • Dallas County Bar Society (2015-present)

State Bar of Texas Committee Memberships

  • Crime Victim's Committee (2016- )


  • The Blazeman Foundation
  • The Stephen Siller Foundation
  • The Eddie Aikau Foundation
  • The Leary Firefighter's Foundation


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