Mark L. Scott

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Dallas, Texas

Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC
Mark L. Scott
Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2010

Education: Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
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Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC

11300 N Central Expy
Suite 370
Dallas, TX 75243 Visit website

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Attorney Mark L. Scott is the managing attorney and founder of Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC, in Dallas, Texas. He focuses his practice on personal injury law where he helps injured parties involved in automobile accidents, and also takes on criminal defense cases, representing clients in the Dallas and Fort Worth metropolitan areas.

Mr. Scott has extensive trial experience inside the courtroom as he takes great pride in his trial skills and strategy as a hard-hitting trial attorney by trying over 100 jury trials to verdict. With an eye for detail and accuracy, he has obtained many favorable settlements for his clients who sustained injuries due to the fault of the negligent party.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Scott has handled a wide variety of misdemeanors, felonies, probation violations involving DWI/DUI cases such as intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, assault, possession of a controlled substance, and robbery, and murder. He has also spent much of his time providing legal services to his community.

Mr. Scott has earned a reputation as a prominent and respected criminal defense attorney throughout Dallas and Fort Worth. He understands the significant impact criminal charges can have on an individual’s life, which is why he takes the time to listen to each client’s story and makes it his goal to achieve an acquittal or dismissal in every situation.

Before becoming a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Scott served as a felony prosecutor at the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. While in this role, he gained substantial legal experience in criminal law and prosecuted numerous misdemeanors and felonies. He was rewarded for his efforts by being named “Prosecutor of the Year” by the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office in 2014.

Mr. Scott is a graduate of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Since 2010, he has been licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He also is the owner of a Texas company called Lonestar Firearm Defense, which provides legal advice as well as protection for those protecting their Second Amendment constitutional rights.

Honored for his legal work, Mr. Scott has received distinctive recognition by being included in the Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys list by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, and Attorney And Practice Magazine in 2018 and also the Top 40 Under 40 list by The National Trial Lawyers from 2017-2023. Expertise.com named him to the Best DUI Attorney in Texas list, and he has an Avvo rating of 10/10, along with numerous five-star reviews on Avvo as well as Google.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Probation, Prosecution, Slip and Fall, Theft, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

First Admitted: 2010, Texas

Honors/Awards:
  • Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers, 2018 - 2022, 2022
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2023
  • Selectee, National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Best DUI Attorney in Texas, Expertise, 2022
  • Selectee, Top 40 under 40, 2020, 2021, National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Top 10 under 40, NACDA, 2017
  • Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2018
  • Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys, Attorney & Practice Magazine, 2018
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Guest speaker giving lecture on firearm laws in Texas regarding constitutional protection under the 2nd Amendment, Speaker, Lecture Speaker, Lonestar Firearm Defense, Constitutional Law And The 2nd Amendment, Criminal Law, 2022
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • 5-minute Not Guilty in jury trial where client was charged with DWI while on parole, 2022
  • Tried over 100 criminal & civil jury trials to verdict

    , 2018
  • AVVO 5.0 Star Reviews, 2020
  • Earned over 100 Google Reviews--rated 5 Stars, 2020
  • 5.0 Star Rating by Clients, 2019
  • Prosecutor of the Year award, Dallas County District Attorney's Office, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Represented another attorney that was a victim of harassment, 2022
  • Represented client pro bono in a case involving assault family violence that was successfully dismissed, 2020
  • Volunteered for organization in assisting individuals with physical & mental disabilities, 2010
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Owned and licensed Lonestar Firearm Defense, a Texas company providing legal advice and protection to those protecting their 2nd amendment constitutional rights, 2022
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, 2010
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Received No-Bill on (4) felony Sexual Assault of a Child charges, 2023
  • Received a Not Guilty verdict in jury trial for client charged with DWI involving a serious accident where police officer was impeached., 2022
  • Received a Not Guilty verdict in 4-day jury trial where client was facing parole violation in Denton County, Texas, 2022
  • Settled personal injury accident involving an 18-wheeler for $250,000.00., 2022
  • Settled personal injury claim for $125,000.00, 2020
  • Not Guilty Jury Verdict on DWI with drugs found in toxicology report, 2018
  • Settled civil case involving wrongful death for $500,000.00, 2020
  • Settled personal injury claim for $125,000.00, 2020
  • Settled civil case involving personal injury for $75,000.00., 2020
  • Dismissal of (2) DWI Charges & Possession of a Controlled Substance set for a jury trial and dismissed after arguing pre-trial issues., 2019
  • Not Guilty Jury Verdict on Public Intoxication, 2018
  • Awarded $2.7 million jury verdict in Civil Trial, 2015
  • Not Guilty jury verdict on DWI with blood score over .19, 2017
  • 5 minute Not Guilty on Assault Family Violence, 2016
Representative Clients:
  • A number of clients include professional athletes with the NFL, teachers, doctors, attorneys, and engineers, 2023
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of Dallas County Defense Lawyers Association, 2023
  • Northern District of Texas, 2016, 2017
  • Member of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2023
  • Member of Dallas Bar Association, 2020
Industry Groups:
  • Auto Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • DWI/DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Trucking Accidents

Office location for Mark L. Scott

11300 N Central Expy
Suite 370
Dallas, TX 75243

Phone: 214-707-7982

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

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