David M. Pruessner, Texas Attorney at Law is a reputable Lawyer with an exceptional record and long list of successful cases.

Appeal Cases

Since 1980, David Pruessner has practiced civil litigation in Dallas, specializing in insurance coverage and civil appeals. He was first board certified in civil appeals in 1986 in the first group of lawyers so certified in Texas. He has obtained re-certification every five years, demonstrating continued competence in handling civil appeals. He has handled numerous civil appeals. In some cases, he simply takes over the entire case while on appeal. More often, he assists the original trial lawyers in handling the appeal, making sure they comply with the Texas Rules Of Appellate Procedure, which are aptly abbreviated as TRAP’s.

This is a partial list of his recent appeals:


Millennium Drilling Co. v. House-Meyers, No. 16-17332, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 28295 (9th Cir. 2018) (successful federal appeal relating to multi-million-dollar investments in a series of drilling partnerships - New York based investments; Nevada litigation).


Pak v. AD Villarai, LLC, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 3171, at *1 (App.—Dallas May 4, 2018) (successful appeal of partnership dispute surrounding investment in Dallas housing project).


Eagle I v. Potter, 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 2311 (partnership dispute between investors in oil and gas; settled on appeal).


Mansik & Young Plaza LLC v. K-Town Mgmt., LLC, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 8819 (successful Texas appeal regarding alleged libel related to commercial real estate acquisition.)


Haggard v. Bank of the Ozarks, 547 Fed. Appx. 616 (successful federal - Fifth Circuit appeal regarding promissory notes related to real estate development.)


Ewing Constr. Co. v. Amerisure Ins. Co., 684 F.3d 512 (5th Cir. Tex., 2012), 420 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. 2014) (successful Texas/federal appeal regarding insurance coverage dispute over claims of construction defects).


In re Kochhar, 2011 Tex. App. LEXIS 9087 (successful appeal involving bond obligations).


GuideOne Elite Ins. v. Fielder Rd. Baptist Church, 197 S.W.3d 305, 307 (Tex. 2006) (Texas Supreme Court case on insurance coverage.)


Pleasant Glade Assembly of God v. Schubert, 264 S.W.3d 1, 6 (Tex. 2008) (successful Texas Supreme Court case on false imprisonment and First Amendment rights on freedom of religion.)


Amerisure Ins. Co. v. Navigators Ins. Co., 611 F.3d 299 (5th Cir. 2010) (successful federal Fifth Circuit appeal on right of equitable subrogation between insurers.)