About Us

After earning his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law, ranked one of the top law schools in the United States, M. Scott Ortiz started his legal career in the Austin office of a large Texas-based law firm representing clients of different sizes in litigation. He later joined a Dallas law firm of about 50 lawyers and represented automobile manufacturers and other manufacturers in high-stakes products liability lawsuits and other companies in litigation. Mr. Ortiz later joined a smaller firm in Rockwall, Texas in 2005 working in several law practice areas, before starting his own law firm. His law practice includes several areas of law, such as: Scott Ortiz
  • Commercial Litigation (Lawsuits)
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Other Types of Litigation
  • Business Entity Formations (e.g., Corporation Formations, LLC Formations)
  • Contracts
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Non-Compete Covenants
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • General Business Law
  • Business Disputes & Resolution


The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Business Honors Program), 1998
The University of Texas School of Law – J.D., 2001
Texas Review of Law & Politics – Associate Editor (2000-2001)

Court Admissions

M. Scott Ortiz is licensed to practice in all courts of the State of Texas and also admitted in:
  • United States District Courts, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Courts, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Courts, Southern District of Texas


State Bar of Texas (2001-present)

Rockwall County Bar Association (2005-present)
    – Board Member (2012-2013)
    – President (2011-2012)
    – President-Elect (2010-2011)
    – Secretary/Treasurer (2009-2010)

Texas Exes (The University of Texas Alumni Association)

Texas Exes, Lake Ray Hubbard Chapter (2008-present)     – Board member (2009)

Lake Pointe Church (2003-present)

M. Scott Ortiz and his wife, Rachael, have two boys and one girl and reside in Heath, Texas.