Mark A. Burroughs

Mark A Burroughs

Mr. Burroughs was the Mayor of Denton from years 2008-2014 and has remained active in local and state politics. Mr. Burroughs is a community leader and has served in a leadership capacity in almost every organization that he is a member. Some of the many organizations in which he has served include: Denton Chamber of Commerce, Greater Denton Arts Council, Leadership Denton, Denton County Transportation Authority, North Texas Clean Air Coalition, North Texas Clean Air Steering, Regional Transportation Council, Denton Arts & Jazz Festival, Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition Western Metroplex Mobility Coalition, Denton Rotary Club, Denton Citizens Bond Committee, Denton City Council Tree Preservation, Denton ISD Adopt-A-School and PTA, Denton Humanitarian Association, Inc., Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home, CASA, and KERA.


1979-1982, University of Texas School of Law, JD.

1976-1979, Stephen F. Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration for Select Students degree graduating with honors in three years with three majors (business, political science, history).

Mark Burroughs graduated fromfourth in his class of 526 out of Klein High School in the Houston area. Mr. Burroughs received his He also served as student government president during his time at Stephen F. Austin. Mr. Burroughs then obtained his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Practice Areas

Mr. Burroughs primarily practices in the ares of Property Tax Collection, Business law, and Personal Injury. Mr. Burroughs is one of a few that specialize in representing Cities, Schools and Counties in property tax collection.


Mr. Burroughs is licensed to practice law in all Texas Courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the United States Court of Federal Claims and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Burroughs is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Denton County Bar Association and the US Court of Federal Claims Bar Association.

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