Daniel D. King Trial Law

Daniel D. King Law Firm, PLLC

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  • “AV” Martindale-Hubbell 5.0 Pre-Eminent Rating; Highest National Legal Peer Review Rating
  • Named “Litigator of the Year 2020” by American Institute of Trial Lawyers
  • Named Top 50 “2020 Power Lawyers” by USA TODAY and Lawyers of Distinction
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Charter Member, 2019; recognized for “…superior legal qualifications and excellence in the practice of class action law” as reported and publicized by the New York Times, USA Today, CNN, the National Law Journal and the American Lawyer; Peer review nomination; Only 5300 attorneys in US out of 1.34 million total attorneys accepted for induction
  • 50th Recipient of the President’s Award, State Bar of Texas, General Session, Annual Meeting, June 2011. A discretionary award (not annual) presented to one individual “…honoring exceptional service to the public and the legal profession and in appreciation for outstanding contributions through distinguished service to the lawyers of Texas”;
    *Designated by the State Bar of Texas as the singular most prestigious award given by the Bar to it’s membership of over 103,000+ attorneys; Past recipients include Leon Jaworski (Watergate Prosecutor and Founding Partner of Fulbright & Jaworski; Hon. David Hittner (Federal District Judge), David Beck (One of the Top Ten Trial Lawyers in the US), Hon. Frank Evans (Former Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals), Hon. Eugene Cook (Former Texas Supreme Court Justice), Gov. Price Daniel, Jr. (Former Governor of Texas), James Sales (Chairman of Texas Access to Justice Commission and former managing partner of Fulbright & Jaworski) and various other national and internationally known high profile attorneys, appellate judges and Supreme Court Justices
  • Presidential Citation, State Bar of Texas, Bar Leadership Convocation, Annual Meeting, June 2011
  • Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans Dedicated Service Award, June 2011
  • American Bar Association, Letter of Salutation and Recognition for Pro Bono Service, June 2011
  • Distinguished Alumni Profile, Trinity University, December 2011
  • Recipient of the Texas Veterans Commission “Heroes” Medallion, 2010
  • Recipient of the San Antonio Bar Association Service Award to Our Armed Forces, 2010
  • Recipient of the El Paso Lawyers for Patriots Certificate of Appreciation, 2010
  • Texas Bar Foundation Life Fellow; Elected in Recognition of Service and Devotion to the Highest Traditions of the Bar (only 1/10th of one percent of Texas lawyers are elected as Fellows of the Foundation)
  • Selected as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly Magazine, Law & Politics and Thomas Reuters, Since 2005
  • Texas Top Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Top Lawyers in Texas, 2013-2018
  • Selected as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers” by H Texas Magazine in the categories of Trial Litigation and Business Litigation, 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • National Defense Counsel Continuing Excellence Award, 2002 and 2004
  • National Defense Counsel Star of the Year Award presented by consortium of AAOMS Insurance Companies, July 2000
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Kingston’s National Registry of Who’s Who, Life Member, awarded for outstanding contributions to the legal profession
  • America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, honored for demonstrated leadership and dedication to the legal profession
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Lifetime Member, awarded for demonstrated leadership and achievement in the practice of law
  • Marquis Who’s Who In American Law, awarded for demonstrated outstanding achievement in the practice of law and the betterment of contemporary society

To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world. – Dan King

Professional Service Activities

  • First Chairman of “TEXAS LAWYERS FOR TEXAS VETERANS” of the State Bar of Texas
  • Consultant to the American Bar Association Committee on Veterans Affairs
  • Texas Bar Foundation Nominating Committee Member
  • Member of Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee of the State Bar of Texas
  • Board Member of the Mediation Training Team for the Frank Evans Center Forum at South Texas College of Law
  • Advisory Board for the Frank Evans Center Forum on Ethics at South Texas College of Law
  • Board Member of South Texas Center for Legal Responsibility, 1994 to 2002 at South Texas College of Law
  • Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College
  • Former Board Member of Texas VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
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