Abby L. Ewing

Practice Areas

Family Law


Abby has built a practice representing people from all walks of life, from single parents to CEOs and entrepreneurs during some of the most difficult times in their lives. She brings a distinct ability to understand and relate to people at the most fundamental level when representing her clients, both inside and outside the courtroom.

Abby has experience in complex property division and divorce cases, pre- and post- marital agreements, collaborative divorce, and child support and custody matters including those involving the UCCJEA and 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Abby’s background as a commercial litigator serves as a benefit to her clients and while she always strives to resolve matters in the most amicable and efficient manner, she is a skilled advocate in court who gets straight to critical issues and gets results effectively. The breadth of her legal experience, coupled with her dedication to her clients, results in legal representation that helps her clients secure the outcomes that move their lives and their goals forward.

Abby has repeatedly been named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine, and included among The Best Lawyers in America for Family Law and Collaborative Law, and the list of Texas Super Lawyers published by Texas Monthly Magazine (Thomson Reuters). She has also been recognized by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Family Lawyers in America.

Education And Certifications

J.D., Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (2001)

  • Arizona State National Moot Court Team
  • Arizona State Law Journal
  • Order of Barristers

B.A., Arizona State University (1997)


State Bar of Texas

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Family Law Section

Member, Dallas Bar Association

  • Family Law Section

Member, Denton County Bar Association

  • Family Law Section

Member, Collin County Bar Association

  • Family Law Section

Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas

Member, Texas Family Law Foundation

Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation

National Order of Barristers

Community Activities

Volunteer Animal Foster, Dallas Animal Services

Kessler Neighbors United

Prior Work Experience

Partner, Fox Rothschild (2014-2019)

Partner, David & Goodman, P.C. (2011-2014)

Law Clerk to the Honorable Ann A. Scott Timmer, Arizona Court of Appeals (2001)


Reported Decisions

Las Colinas Obstetrics v. Villalba, 324 S.W.3d 634 (Tex. App. (5th) 2010)

Mullenaux v. Graham County, 82 P.3d 362 (Ariz. App. 2004)

Professional Achievements

Recognized, Lawdragon 500 Leading Family Lawyers in America (2020)

Recognized, Best Lawyers in America® in Family Law and Collaborative Law: Family Law, as published by U.S. News (2018-2023)

Recognized, Best Lawyers in Dallas, as published in D Magazine (2015, 2022-2023)

Recognized, Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly (2015-2022)

Recognized, Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly (2008, 2011-2015)

National Order of Barristers

Representative Speeches

Premarital and Marital Agreements from a Family Lawyer’s Perspective (March 2019)

The (Unintended) Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Divorce, Texas Lawyer (February 2015)

Debunking Texas’ Family Law Myths (February 2015)