Mark L. Scott

Mark L. Scott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC
 | 1717 McKinney Ave Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214-707-7982
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark L. Scott is the managing attorney and founder of Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Scott focuses his practice on personal injury law where he helps injured parties involved in an automobile accident as well as criminal defense in representing clients in the Dallas and Fort Worth metropolitan areas. He has extensive experience in handling both misdemeanors and felony offenses such as assault, drug violations, DWI, sex offenses, and murder.  Mr. Scott takes great pride in his trial skills and strategy as a trial attorney in trying over 100 jury trials to verdict.  

Mr. Scott has been selected again as a "Rising Star" by The Super Lawyers organization and is published in Texas Monthly Magazine.  Mr. Scott has also received distinctive recognition as the Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys and Attorney & Practice Magazine in 2018 as well as the 2019 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.

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 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.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Scott has handled a wide variety of DWI/DUI cases, including intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter and DUI minor. In the sex crimes area, he has experience with crimes such as improper relationship between educator and student, online solicitation of a minor and sexual assault. He has also litigated drug delivery, manufacturing and possession cases.

Mr. Scott is a graduate of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law in the state of Texas since 2010.

About Mark Scott

Admitted: 2010, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.MarkScottLawGroup.com/

Honors/Awards:

  • Selectee , Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2018
  • Top 10 under 40, NACDA, 2017
  • Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys, Attorney & Practice Magazine, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas , 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of Dallas County Defense Lawyers Association , 2019
  • Northern District of Texas, 2017
  • Member of Dallas Bar Association , 2016
  • Member of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association , 2019

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteered for organization in assisting individuals with physical & mental disabilities , 2010

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Not Guilty Jury Verdict on DWI with drugs found in toxicology report , 2018
  • 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
  • Not Guilty jury verdict on DWI with blood score over .19, 2017
  • Awarded $2.7 million jury verdict in Civil Trial, 2015
  • 5 minute Not Guilty on Assault Family Violence , 2016

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Tried over 100 criminal & civil jury trials to verdict

    , 2018
  • 5.0 Star Rating by Clients , 2019
  • Prosecutor of the Year award, Dallas County District Attorney's Office, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law , 2009

Industry Groups

  • Auto Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • DWI/DUI
  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for Mark L. Scott

1717 McKinney Ave Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75202

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Last Updated: 8/28/2019

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