Attorney Carolyn Young outside smiling wearing a blue and white shirt with a gold necklace and earrings

About Carolyn H. Young

Carolyn Hopper Young has been a Family Law sole practitioner in central Texas for more than twenty-five years. While delivering highly competent, diligent, and ethical representation, Carolyn provides the personal attention required to meet each client’s individual needs and concerns. Her goal is to offer comfortable access to her clients during a difficult time while ensuring they receive dependable and honorable legal counsel. Carolyn H. Young grew up in Midland, Texas and received her undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University. Carolyn was accepted in the first class of coeds ever to attend Washington & Lee University. Since graduating from The University of Texas School of Law in 1992, she has lived in Austin, Texas with her husband and three children.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Modification
  • Alimony / Spousal Support / Maintenance
  • Domestic Violence
  • Paternity
  • Grandparents’ Rights
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Attorney General Cases

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992


The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas

  • J.D. – 1991

Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia

  • B.A. cum laude – 1989
  • Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1992 – Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Division, Member, 1993 – Present


  • Kappa Alpha Theta