Robert McEwan

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Robert “Rob” McEwan is an experienced family law litigator and mediator with cases all over Texas and in select states outside Texas. He is most often engaged in high conflict and high value cases. His primary office location is in Tarrant County, but he maintains many cases in Dallas County, Collin County and Denton County. Often, he is hired by fellow litigators to resolve their most difficult cases in mediation, both in-person and by video conference. He prides himself on resolving most cases by agreement, but he is highly trained in advanced courtroom strategy and techniques.

Rob is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas, and the Federal Courts of the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. He is a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association, Dallas County Bar Association, Collaborative Institute of Texas and the State Bar College. He has been regularly involved in editing several State Bar manuals published throughout Texas.

Rob has been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2013. He has been credentialed as a civil and family mediator since 2006.

In his spare time, Rob enjoys competitive golf, local DFW sports and coaching his children’s sports. Rob and his family are avid travelers, spending much of their time exploring the country.

Education & Admissions

  • University of Dallas, B.A. in Politics, 2002
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • Marquette University, National Sports Law Institute, Sports Law certificate, 2005
  • Basic and Family Mediation Credentialing, 2006
  • Licensed in Texas
  • Licensed in Ohio, Pro Hac Vice
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • ­United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2020, 2021-2022
    • Top 100 Up-and-Coming Texas Rising Stars, 2019
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2013, 2019, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Family Law, 2021-2024

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, “Arbitration of Mediated Settlement Agreements,” 2022 Texas Modern CLE Mediation Webinar, February 23, 2022, Houston, Texas
  • Co-Author, “Gray Divorce: Strategies for Over 65, Dementia, and Durable POAs,” State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course, August 12-15, 2019, San Antonio, Texas (Presented by Guy Rodgers and Richard Sutherland)
  • Contributor, Fast Guide to Family Law, a Checklist for Everyday Practice, Texas Family Law Section, 2016
  • Presenter, “Firearms Law for Property Owners and Proprietors,” Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, October 5, 2017, Addison, Texas
  • Author, “The Role of Experts in Characterizing and Tracing Property,” State Bar of Texas, New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, October 15-16, 2015, Denver, Colorado
  • Expert Contributor, DFW Home Talk, Radio Program, Word 100.7 FM.
  • Author, “Ethical Issues and More in the Age of Electronic Communication,” State Bar of Texas, New Frontiers in Marital Property Law, October 23-24, 2014, Incline Village, Nevada
  • Co-Author, “Drafting, Securing, and Collecting Judgments,” State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Course, August 4-7, 2014, San Antonio, Texas (Presented by Stephen J. Naylor)
  • Speaker, “Completing the Divorce: Drafting Decree and Closing Documents, How to Do a Pro Bono Divorce,” Texas Young Lawyers Association, July 26, 2013, Dallas, Texas
  • Author, “Birdies and Bogies in Beijing, Who is International Golf and Will They Make the 2008 Olympic Games?,” Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, May 2004

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Texas Bar College, Fellow
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member, 2013-Present
  • Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, Member, 2013-Present
  • Collin County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2007-Present
  • Highlands of Trophy Club HOA, Board of Directors, 2018-Present
  • Texas A&M School of Law, Substitute Professor, “Family Law Drafting,” 2016-2017
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