Kenneth G. Raggio

kennethRaggioLocation: Dallas, Texas

Phone: (214) 880-7500

Kenneth Raggio is one of Texas’ most knowledgeable family law attorneys and applies that knowledge to divorce, child custody and visitation, negotiating complex property settlements and post-divorce modifications. A frequent author and lecturer on family law topics and selected by his peers for The Best Lawyers in America (2009 – 2021), D Magazine Best Lawyer in Dallas (2014, 2015, 2016) and Texas Best Lawyers (American Legal Media, 2012-2021), Ken is quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Dallas Morning News and Dallas Child, among others. He has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyer list (Thomson Reuters, 2003-2021). Ken is a past Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the world’s largest family law organization. He is credited with revamping the 15,000-member section, especially in areas that help family law attorneys render better services at reasonable cost to their clients, including divorce mediation. Ken is known as a formidable and effective advocate on behalf of his clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce Consultations
  • Pre Marital and Marital Agreements
  • Child Custody Consultations
  • Child Visitation Consultations
  • Wills and Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Mediator for Family Law Problem American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1974
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1975


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1974
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1971

Published Works

  • Couples By Agreement Texas Bar Journal, December, 1986
  • Entering the Computer Age Matrimonial Strategist, Fall, 1986
  • Tools of Trade Column Family Advocate, 1987, 1989
  • Numerous Articles to State, National and International Bar Groups from 1978 – 2016


  • Speaker, State, National and International Bar Groups
  • Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, which requires twice the amount of yearly classes and seminars as other Texas lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Committee Chair, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers at 2012 – 2015
  • President of Texas Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2019-2020
  • American Bar Association, Chairman, Section of Family Law, 1991 – 1992
  • American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, Vice Chairman/Secretary/Financial Officer, 1987 – 1989
  • Dallas Bar Association, Chairman, Section of Family Law, 1980 – 1981
  • American Law Institute Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, Advisor
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Life Fellow American Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Former President, Texas Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
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Raggio & Raggio, PLLC is based in Dallas, Texas. We represent clients throughout North Texas, in the cities of Dallas, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen, Richardson, Irving, Highland Park, University Park, Park Cities, Garland, Mesquite, Rockwall, Fort Worth and Denton, as well as Dallas County, Denton County, Tarrant County and Rockwall County.