Kathryn Pruitt

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Frisco, TX

Pruitt Law Group, PLLC
 | 2601 Network Blvd, Suite 430
Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: 469-888-8829
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Attorney Kathryn Pruitt is the founder of Pruitt Law Group, PLLC in Frisco, Texas.  She has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2009.  Less than one percent of Texas lawyers are Board Certified in a specialty area.  Kathryn and her team handle all types of family law matters, including those involving divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, premarital agreements, post-marital agreements and enforcement and modification of orders.  The firm represents clients throughout Collin, Denton, Dallas and surrounding counties.

    Kathryn has over 25 years of experience as a trial lawyer, and is also a trained mediator. She is dedicated to using her knowledge and experience to assist her clients in navigating the emotional and financial challenges a family law matter often presents.  She works closely with them to develop a plan designed with their best interests in mind. While she recognizes the benefit of reaching an amicable agreement when possible, she possesses the skill and tenacity necessary to aggressively pursue her clients' objectives at trial.  One former counsel described her as, "a true professional and a warrior in the courtroom."

    Kathryn has been selected to Super Lawyers each year from 2011 to 2020, and was selected to Rising Stars from 2005-2007.  Kathryn has been listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” each year since 2016. She has written articles related to various aspects of family law for the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association.  

    Kathryn earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and received her law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, graduating cum laude.  She was also an Articles Editor of the South Texas Law Review.  She obtained her license to practice law in 1993, which made her eligible to appear before all Texas state courts. She is Board Certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

    Kathryn is an active member of her legal community. She belongs to the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Curt Henderson Inn of Court, the Texas Family Law Foundation, and the local Bar Associations.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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    About Kathryn Pruitt

    Admitted: 1993, Texas

    Honors/Awards:

    • South Texas College of Law, Cum Laude
    • “The Best Lawyers in America” from 2016-2020
    • Best Lawyers in America for Family Law, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
    • South Texas College of Law, Voted Outstanding Third Year Student by Faculty
    • Texas Rising Stars list, 2005 - 2007
    • Order of the Lytae, South Texas College of Law
    • Texas Super Lawyers list, 2011 - 2019

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, December, 2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Texas, 1993
    • Texas Family Law Foundation
    • Denton County Bar Association (DCBA)
    • Texas Bar Foundation
    • State Bar of Texas, Family & Litigation Sections
    • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
    • Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The article discusses the recent tax law changes and the impact they have on families involved in divorce and child custody cases., Co-author with B. Rice, CPA, Ask the CPA - The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Divorce and Custody Cases, Texas Bar Family Law Section Report, Volume 2019-2, Law, 2019
    • Presentation with Thomas P. Goranson, Demonstrative Evidence–Creative Presentation of the Family Law Case, Chapter 5, UT CLE Family Law on the Front Lines Conference (June), 2007
    • Articles Editor, South Texas Law Review
    • Author and Presenter, DBA--Family Law Section Case Law Update for May, June, and July 2005
    • Co-Author with Harry L. Tindall, Family Law Legislative Update, DBA Headnotes, August, 2005
    • Co-Author with Angeline Lindley Bain, How to Deal with the Difficult Lawyer, DBA Headnotes, February, 2005
    • Co-Author with Angeline Lindley Bain, Dealing with the Difficult Lawyer, Chapter 36, State Bar of Texas 30th Annual Advanced Family Law Course (August), 2004
    • Co-Author with Thomas A. Greenwald, How to Prepare for and Handle the Prove-Up of an Uncontested Divorce, DBA Headnotes, June, 2004
    • Co-Author with Thomas A. Greenwald, How to Prepare for and Handle the Prove-Up of a Default Divorce, DBA Headnotes, June, 2004
    • Presenter, Demonstrative Evidence--Creative Presentation of the Family Law Case, Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, 2012

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in English, Minor in Biology, 1988

    Industry Groups

    • Collin County Bar Association
    • Dallas County Bar Association
    • Denton County Bar Association
    • Texas Academy Of Family Law Specialists
    • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Texas Family Law Foundation
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    Office Location for Kathryn Pruitt

    2601 Network Blvd
    Suite 430
    Frisco, TX 75034

    Phone: 469-888-8829

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