Mark L. Scroggins, the Chair of Hammerle’s Family Law Practice Group, is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He 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 20 years. He has spoken about family law matters before numerous organizations and written for various prestigious publications.

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. “Aggressive with a purpose”, is how Mr. Scroggins describes his practice style.

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 a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and the  Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas, the Collin County Bar Association, the Denton County Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Association.

Areas of Practice:
• Divorce
• Child Custody
• Child Support
• Complex Property Division
• Contempt
• Same Sex Issues
• Domestic violence
• Enforcement
• Family Law
• Family violence
• Grandparents’ Rights
• High Net-Worth Individuals
• Modification of Existing Orders
• Paternity
• Restraining orders

Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization


  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
    • State Bar of Texas; Family Law Section of SBOT
    • Collin County Bar Association; Family Law Section of CCBA
    • Denton County Bar Association; Family Law Section of DCBA
    • Dallas Bar Association; Family Law Section of DBA

Bar Admissions:
• Texas, 1993
• United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1994
• United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1994
• United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1995
• United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2003

Awards, Speeches and Authorship:
Author, The law of the Lawyer – Parenting Part Deux, The Practical Lawyer, 2013

Author, Helping a Family Law Client Achieve Their Goals, Strategies for Family Law in Texas (Inside the Minds), 2013

Grandparent Rights in Texas, Jewish Community Center, 2013

Parenting Part Deux, Dallas Morning News, 2012

Expert Witnesses, Expert Witnessing Conference, 2009

Top 10 Lawyers for Women in the State of Texas, Vogue Magazine, August 2003

Author, Managing the Emotional Needs of Your Clients, Texas Lawyer, July 2003

J.D. from University of Tulsa
B.A. degree from University of Texas at Austin

Videos by Mark L. Scroggins

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