About Kathryn Pruitt

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About Kathryn Lanigan Pruitt

Kathryn Lanigan 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 Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law by Thomson Rueters from 2011-2019, and has been included in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” from 2016-2020.  Also, Ms. Pruitt was named to the Texas Rising Stars list in 2005, 2006 and 2007 by Thomas Reuters Legal.  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
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
Paternity
Premarital and Postmarital Agreements
Probate
Wills & Trusts
Mediation & Collaborative Law

Education
University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1988

Law School
South Texas College of Law, Cum Laude

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1993

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Kathryn Lanigan Pruitt