With almost forty years of legal experience, David M. Pruessner,
Texas Attorney-at-Law; B.A, J.D., L.L.M. provides exceptional legal counsel. Clients quickly find just how committed David is to their needs.
Texas native, David Pruessner was born and raised in Corpus Christi. He received his economics degree, B.A. cum laude, from Baylor University in 1977. He married his high school sweetheart, Becky McKinney, who then put him through law school. He obtained his first law degree, J.D., from Baylor University School of Law in 1980, where he was selected for Baylor Law Review. After graduation, Becky and David then moved to Dallas where his work has always focused on civil appeals and insurance coverage. After 25 years of practicing law, he returned to law school and received his advanced law degree, an L.LM., from SMU’s Dedman School of Law in 2006, and continued practicing law.
His wife, Becky, is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in marriage and family therapy. David and Becky have three adult children, ten grandchildren, and one spoiled dog. They attend Resurrection Lutheran Church and their charitable work includes annual medical mission trips to Honduras to conduct eye exams and distribute free prescription eye glasses through Clinica Esperanza in Roatan, Honduras.
David occasionally publishes papers on legal topics of special interest and speaks on his favorite subject What Is Justice?, a presentation on different theories of justice that are applied by United States courts of appeals. Presentation forums have included the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Philosopher’s Forum, and the University of Texas Alumni Association, L.A.M.P..
Licenses and admissions: David is licensed to practice law in Texas by the Texas Supreme Court (1980) – State Bar No. 16364500; federal courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas; and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. David is also Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – 1986; re-certified in 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2012, and 2018.
David is also qualified to serve as a Mediator under Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution.