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Tracy Vaught

Tracy Vaught is the Vaught Law Firm’s business manager and is married to attorney Jimmy Vaught. They have worked together for more than 20 years. She has a degree in psychology from UT Austin and has been a Texas CPA for more than 40 years. She’s worked in a wide variety of businesses, from public accounting to manufacturing and as the CFO of a publicly traded company. She brings her experience in accounting to help the attorneys and staff at the Vaught Law Firm understand unusual and complex financial assets and liabilities. A skilled listener, Tracy is the first person you will likely talk with about your case to see how the Vaught Law Firm can assist you or find suggestions for where to look for other types of assistance.


Candi Wilson

Candi Wilson has been working in family law for more than 20 years, and also worked in criminal law for more than 10 years. She’s now a member of the Vaught Law team as a Board-Certified family law paralegal by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Candi is a native Austinite and has that Texas way of putting people at ease. She’s a Mustang enthusiast and loves driving fast. She is board certified, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, in family law since 2008.


Tara Braddock Shaffer

Tara Braddock is one of our litigation assistants. When she’s not doing her best to take care of our clients, she’s busy taking care of her two daughters with her husband. She is an avid seamstress, favoring vintage-inspired garments and costumes.


Stacy O’Brien

Stacy O’Brien is an experienced paralegal with over 30 years of experience. She was born in Iowa, raised in Houston, and relocated to Austin in 1987. Her extensive experience in the legal field has made her a valuable asset to our team. In her spare time, Stacy enjoys spending quality time with her family, reading, watching movies, and taking trips to the beach. Stacy’s deep roots in the local community and wealth of knowledge in the legal field make her an invaluable member of our team.

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Carson Clement

Carson has been a family law paralegal for 16 years, and has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2018. Carson finds helping clients navigate the sensitive issues in their divorce and custody cases fulfilling, and has extensive experience assisting attorneys in the courtroom. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado, and enjoys working on her French, Spanish and record collection in her spare time.

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Stephany Johnson

Stephany Johnson is one of our litigation assistants. She is originally from Minnesota but now calls Texas her home. She is an avid gardener and loves spending time outdoors with her dog. When she is not tending to her garden or spending time with her furry friend, she enjoys volunteering in her free time. She believes that we can all make a positive impact in the world by taking small steps every day.