David Paul Havins
Partner Education:
1981 – South Texas College of Law, J.D.
1976 – Texas Tech University, B.A.

Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto/Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Immigration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation/Transactions Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association Admissions:
  • 1981 – Texas, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • 1981 – U.S. Court Of Appeals, 5th Circuit

As a managing partner and founder of the firm, David Havins has been a practicing attorney for 24 years and has extensive litigation and business experience in representing thousands of clients with complex legal issues and factual scenarios.

Havins was recently recognized by the American Trial Lawyer’s Association as a “trial leader by virtue of his excellence in advocacy, extraordinary professional achievements and unparalleled commitment in the trial bar and the people it serves.”

He developed creative strategies from his life experiences in athletics, academics and in business, applying leadership talents in his legal practice and in the community.

Havins focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, automobile accidents and injuries, wrongful death, a immigration, civil litigation and general business litigation.

A native Texan, Havins is a graduate of Texas Tech University and received his law degree from the South Texas College of Law. He is licensed to practice in Texas and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Memberships and affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Honors and Distinctions:
  • ATLA Trial Leader in Leaders Forum (2005)
  • John Edwards for President, Campaign Staff (2004)
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Membership
  • South Texas College of Law, Deans Honor List, 1980-81
  • Texas Tech – Deans Honor List, 1976-77
  • WHO’s WHO In Executives & Professionals (2000)