Dan is a
“True Texan for the People”.
True Texas Law Firm for the People
He is dedicated to helping
personal injury victims and their family members pursue the financial security they need
to cope with medical expenses and other damages, and move forward with
He understands the challenges faced by injury victims, and he knows that
every client’s circumstances are unique. He believes in a personal
hands-on approach with each client, and he takes the time to get to know
each client and develop an understanding of their individual needs so
he can seek fair compensation on their behalf.
This personal commitment is backed by an extensive record of successful
verdicts and settlements, as well as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates
Forum and the Top Trial Lawyers in America since 2012. His solid trial
skills have led to successful results. He is not afraid to go to trial
on your behalf. He has tried over 100 jury trials to verdict! Not all
cases have to end in trial because with Dan’s reputation, ability
and willingness to go to trial to protect his clients’ interests,
the opposition often is more willing to settle a case without court intervention.
Dan has a deep appreciation for stewardship of the land as well as private
property rights, being a sixth generation Texan born in Austin, and a
product of a ranching family. From his father, a former high school agricultural
teacher and General Manager of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo,
and current County Judge of Williamson County, and his mother, a retired
public school teacher, Dan learned the value of hard work, individual
responsibility, and the passion for public service. He graduated from
Texas A&M University, where he served as class president and was a
member of the famed Corps of Cadets. He received his law degree from the
South Texas College of Law. His prior public service includes working
as a prosecutor in the County Attorney's office and the District Attorney's
office in Williamson County.
Dan served as a State Representative in the Texas House of Representatives
from 2003 to 2011, and on several committees, including the House Appropriations
Committee and the Budget Conference Committee, where he was the main health
and welfare budget writer. He was Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee on Health
and Human Services, the Chair for budget and oversight to the House Natural
Resources Committee, and a member of the Joint Committee on State Water
Funding and Select Environmental Flows Advisory Group. When not in session,
Dan served on the House Select Committee on Property Tax Relief and Appraisal
Reform, which held hearings throughout Texas to hear from taxpayers and
officials on how to reform the property tax system.