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Mark Louis Scroggins

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Board certified in family law, Mark L. Scroggins is an aggressive and experienced divorce attorney with a sound understanding of business matters that serves him well in family law. An accomplished speaker and author, Mr. Scroggins has represented people in divorce and child custody matters throughout the state of Texas for over 20 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 built a strong reputation among executives, professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs for his hard-nosed, aggressive style, as well as his prowess in divorce and child custody 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.




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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 35%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 35%
  3. Family: 30%



Hourly ($350-425/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Mark. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Craig M. Fowler

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark is an aggressive and experienced attorney. I highly recommend this attorney for any complex family matter you may be going through.


    Craig Fowler Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Rule Scroggins PLLC

17760 Preston Road
Suite 150
Dallas, TX, 75252


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199310/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Nation's Top 1%National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
10 Best in TexasAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
MasterAnnette Stewart Inn of Court2014
Top Lawyers For Women in TexasVogue Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRule Scroggins PLLC2015 - Present
Chair, Family Law Practice GroupHammerle, Finley & Scroggins2010 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Collin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Denton County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Denton County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Collin County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Annette Stewart American Inn of CourtMasterN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
ITIO PowellClient is victorious on all claims.
ITIO WiktorClient named sole managing conservator and gets award of attorney fees.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Practical LawyerThe Law of the Lawyer - Parenting Part Deux2013
Strategies for Family Law in Texas (Inside the Minds)Helping a Family Law Client Achieve Their Goals2013
Dallas Morning NewsParenting Part Deux2012
Texas LawyerTaking Care of The Emotional Needs of Your Clients2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Texas School of LawHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jewish Community CenterGrandparents Rights in Texas2013
Expert WitnessingExpert Witnesses2009
Houston Chapter of ALSPPreparation for the Meet and Confer2008
E-Discovery Half Day EventElectronic Discovery2008