Kathryn L. Pruitt is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinguished mark of practice area knowledge and experience that is held by less than 1% of all lawyers in Texas. Kathryn has been included in Best Lawyers in America for Family Law from 2016 through 2018. She has also been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer from 2011 through 2018. Kathryn represents individuals and families facing difficult family law issues including divorce, child custody/parenting time disputes, child support, complex property division, paternity determinations, premarital and post-marital agreements, enforcement or modification of orders, and other related matters in Collin, Denton and Dallas Counties.
Kathryn has successfully tried numerous cases before judges and juries, including divorce, property division, custody, custody modification, termination of parental rights, and enforcement cases. She is prepared to advocate aggressively in court if a fair agreement cannot be reached through negotiation or mediation. Before specializing in family law, she spent several years protecting the rights of defendants and victims in catastrophic personal injury cases.
Kathryn graduated cum laude from South Texas College of Law in 1993 where she served as an Articles Editor on the South Texas Law Review. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1993 and is a member of several legal organizations, including the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Texas Family Law Foundation, Collin County Bar Association (CCBA), Denton County Bar Association (DCBA), and the Dallas Bar Association (DBA). She is also a well-published author of family law articles for the State Bar of Texas and Dallas Bar Association.