Paul Jay Mascot

Of Counsel

Jill Penn Parents were Paul & Virginia Mascot. Father was career Air Force Officer. Lived in CA, MA, AL, VA, HI, TX and Libya. Graduated High School in Waco, TX, 1965. Graduated from Virginia Military, Institute, 1969. Served 2 years active duty, IS Army Military Intelligence Branch and 18 years Army Reserve with rank of Lt. Colonel.

Graduated University of Texas Law School, 1975. Attorney for State of Texas 1976-2008. Private practice 2008-Present. Served on Boards of several animal rescue groups and Humane Society of Austin & Travis Co, TX.

Married to Rebecca Mascot for 30 years. Hobbies include fishing, hiking and travel.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Family Law
  • 15% Wills and Probate
  • 10% Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1980

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas

  • J.D. - 1975

Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia

  • B.A.
  • Honors: Dean's List
  • Major: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Texas Department of State Health Services, Assistant General Counsel, 2006 - 2008
  • Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Deputy Director of Legal Services, 1976 - 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Provide legal services to Central Texas Dachshund Rescue, 2000 - 2008
  • Provide legal services to Humane Society of Austin & Travis County, 1995 - 1999

Contact Paul:

Phone: 903-586-2544

Fax: 903-586-6529


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