Kathryn Pruitt

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Plano, TX

Pruitt Family Law Firm, PLLC
 | 5560 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 290
Plano, TX 75024
Phone: 469-366-3311
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kathryn Pruitt's primary objective is to help her clients make sound decisions during one of the most turbulent periods of their lives. She works with her clients to understand their goals and strategize to develop an effective plan aimed at achieving those goals, whether through settlement or final trial.  Ms. Pruitt has extensive experience handling both amicable and high conflict divorce and custody cases throughout Collin, Dallas and Denton counties.

Ms. Pruitt has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2009, has been recognized as a SuperLawyer by Thomson Rueters since 2011, and has been included in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” since 2016.  Prior to focusing her law practice on family law in 2004, she prosecuted the rights of victims in catastrophic personal injury matters.  She brings that same passion, commitment and tenacity to her family law practice.  Over the course of her career, she has developed a strong reputation as a skilled negotiator and litigator in complex child custody matters and high net worth divorce cases. 

In addition to her practice, Ms. Pruitt has lectured at various events and for different organizations. She has authored articles for publications through the Dallas Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. A distinguished member of her legal community, Ms. Pruitt is a member of the Texas Family Law Foundation and the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists.

Ms. Pruitt received her law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, where she was an Articles Editor of the Law Review and graduated cum laude. 

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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About Kathryn Pruitt

Admitted: 1993, Texas

Honors/Awards:

  • South Texas College of Law, Cum Laude
  • 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 - 2018

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:

  • 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

5560 Tennyson Pkwy
Suite 290
Plano, TX 75024

Phone: 469-366-3311

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Last Updated: 6/17/2019

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