Mark L. Scroggins is an aggressive and experienced trial attorney with a sound understanding of business matters that serves him well in family law. An accomplished speaker and author, Mr. Scroggins has practiced family law throughout the state of Texas for over 25 years. He has written about family law matters for Texas Lawyer and has spoken about litigation technology before numerous organizations and corporate clients. Mr. Scroggins has a unique background in cutting-edge litigation technology, which is utilized by the entire Firm to increase the benefit to its litigation clients.
Named by Vogue Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers for Women in the state of Texas, Mr. Scroggins also represents a large number of male clients in his family law practice. Mr. Scroggins has built a strong reputation among executives, professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs for his hard-nosed, aggressive style, as well as his prowess in family law and business litigation matters.
Most often, Mr. Scroggins is involved in contentious or high-stakes family law litigation where child custody or complex property issues are involved. His vast experience in these areas proves especially helpful to his high net worth and business owner clients. He enjoys the challenge of helping his clients fight ruthless or unruly opponents, while assisting in accomplishing their goals.
Mr. Scroggins is an active member of the Family Law section of the State Bar of Texas, Collin County Bar Association, Denton County Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
Certified Legal Specialties
Board Certified in Family Law
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1994
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1994
University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
J.D. – 1992
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
B.A. – 1989
The Law of the Lawyer – Parenting Part Deux, The Practical Lawyer, 2013
Helping a Family Law Client Achieve Their Goals, Strategies for Family Law in Texas (Inside the Minds) 2013
Parenting Part Deux, Dallas Morning News, 2012
Grandparents Rights in Texas, Jewish Community Center, 2013
Expert Witnesses, Expert Witnessing, 2009
Honors and Awards
Selected as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel in 2015 and 2016
Rated 10 Best by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™ in 2015 and 2016
Selected to the list of Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
Top Lawyers For Women in Texas, Vogue Magazine 2003
Professional Associations and Memberships
Denton County Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
Collin County Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
Dallas Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section