John J. Pfister, Jr.

Top rated Family Law attorney in Frisco, Texas

Pfister Family Law
John J. Pfister, Jr.
Pfister Family Law

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1992

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2007

Pfister Family Law

5300 Town and Country Blvd
Suite 110
Frisco, TX 75034 Visit website


John J. Pfister Jr. is a family law attorney and the founder of Pfister Family Law in Frisco, Texas. Mr. Pfister has several decades of legal experience handling divorce, child custody, stepparent adoption and other family law matters, representing clients throughout the greater Frisco area. He has experience at the trial and appellate levels and is always dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome for his clients.

Mr. Pfister is board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, reflecting his many years of knowledge and experience serving family law clients in Texas. He understands that his clients are going through difficult times and that no two cases are alike. He treats his clients with compassion as he tailors his approach to each case depending on its unique circumstances and the client’s goals. He is a strong negotiator and powerful courtroom advocate when trial becomes necessary.

Recognized for his contributions to the Texas legal community, Mr. Pfister was named Collin County “Litigator of the Year” in 2011. He is a member of the Frisco Bar Association and the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists. He has also served as a presenter for the Frisco Bar Mexico’s Continuing Legal Education Conference.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, Mr. Pfister earned his law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Texas state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • , Super Lawyers, 2020
  • , Collin County Litigator of the Year, 2011
  • Included in the Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list, 2014 – 2019
  • 2012 Litigator of the Year Award - Collin County Bar Association
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Frisco Bar Mexico CLE, Organizer/Presenter, 2010 – 2019
Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, B.B.A., Major: Management Information Systems, 1989
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 2003
  • President, Frisco Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1992
  • Texas, 1992
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2003
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Was lead counsel in an appeal that was orally argued and won at the Texas Supreme Court case -  In the Interest of R.R.K., a Child,  No. 18-0273, 581 S.W. 3d 259 (Tex. 2019), 2019

Office location for John J. Pfister, Jr.

5300 Town and Country Blvd
Suite 110
Frisco, TX 75034

Phone: 972-712-6700


9 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2007

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