Jerry E. Bain


Bain, Files, Jarrett, Bain & Harrison, P.C.


109 W Ferguson
Tyler TX, 75702-7203
Phone: (903) 595-3573
Fax: (903) 597-7322


Jerry Bain is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, is a Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Mr. Bain is certified as a Matrimonial Mediator by The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1996, and as a Family Law Mediator b the Attorney-Mediators Institute, 1995. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Texas, the Eastern District of Texas,and before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Jerry Bain focuses exclusively on marital law.


  • Anderson, Texas
  • Angelina, Texas
  • Camp, Texas
  • Cherokee, Texas
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Franklin, Texas
  • Freestone, Texas
  • Gregg, Texas
  • Henderson, Texas
  • Hopkins, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • Leon, Texas
  • Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Panola, Texas
  • Rains, Texas
  • Rusk, Texas
  • San Augustine, Texas
  • Upshur, Texas
  • Van Zandt, Texas
  • Wood, Texas

Legal Organizations

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists; Texas Family Law Bar Foundation (Life Member); State Bar of Texas (Director 1989-92, District 2A Grievance Committee 2001-07, Family Law Exam Commission 2002-05; Smith County Bar Fellow.


Presidential Citation, State Bar of Texas, 1993; Certificate of Appreciation, State Bar Family Law Commission, 2007; President, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 1973-74; Director, Executive Council of the Young Lawyers Section of the American Bar Association, 1974-75; United States Bankruptcy Trustee, 1971-1986.

CLE Presentations

The Trial of a Family Law Jury Case- Predicates, Making and Meeting Objections, Texas Bar Continuing Legal Education, Jan. 2007.