Compassionate. Zealous. Attentive. Prepared.

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Kathryn Lanigan Pruitt

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Practice Areas:

  • Divorce
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Premarital and Postmarital Agreements
  • Probate
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Mediation & Collaborative Law

Biography

When you are facing critical legal issues concerning your family, you can turn to Pruitt Law Group, PLLC, in Frisco, Texas, for compassionate counsel and strategic, aggressive representation.

Attorney Kathryn Pruitt has 27 years of legal experience, and she has been Board Certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2009.  She has also been included in SuperLawyers by ThomsonReuters for each of the past 10 years and has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America since 2016.

Kathryn is both an experienced trial lawyer and a trained mediator, so she and her team are well-equipped to explore amicable solutions and, if an agreement cannot be reached, aggressively and effectively take your case to trial. Kathryn and the team at Pruitt Law Group represent clients in Collin, Denton, Dallas and surrounding counties with the following types of legal issues: 

  • Divorce
  • High net worth divorce and complex property division
  • Premarital and postmarital agreements
  • Child custody and support
  • Paternity
  • Spousal maintenance/contractual alimony
  • Modifications and enforcement of prior orders
  • Other family law matters

Personable and responsive, Ms. Pruitt and her team commit to promptly addressing your questions and concerns as they arise. The team at Pruitt Law Group strives to provide practical and lasting solutions for your case, serving as trusted counsel during your difficult and uncertain time. 

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 05/1993
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Law Review, Articles Editor
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 08/1988
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Biology

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 1993
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1993

Honors

  • Texas Rising Stars list in 2005, 2006 and 2007 by Thomson Reuters Legal
  • Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law by Thomson Reuters, 2011 - 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2016 - 2021

Professional Associations

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow, Present
  • Collin County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Dallas County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Denton County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court, Master, Present

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2009