David Alford
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  • Attorney

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David C. Alford joined the firm in May 2010, after being in solo practice for 22 years. He has a strong background in creditor’s rights, consumer’s rights, bankruptcy, business and financial counseling, business entities, real estate, probate and civil litigation. He graduated from Baylor University in 1980 with a degree in Business Administration and from Baylor Law School in 1982 with his J.D. degree.

David is an avid outdoors-man who enjoys hunting, fishing, backpacking, softball and all other sports. He is active in the community and in Columbus Avenue Baptist Church.

Areas of Practice

  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Consumer’s Rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business and Financial Counseling
  • Business Entities
  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1983
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1980

Representative Cases

  • U.S. v. Merritt, 882 F.2d 916, 1989, C.A.5 (Tex.), 1989124214
  • In re Adjudication of Water Rights of Brazos III Segment of the Brazos River Basin, 726 S.W.2d 214, 1987, Tex.App.-Waco, 1987023708
  • In re Adjudication of Water Rights of Brazos III Segment of Brazos River Basin, 746 S.W.2d 207, 1988, Tex., 1988023483

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, 1983 to 1990
  • Central Texas Bankruptcy Bar, 1988 to 1990
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Waco/McLennan County Bar Association, Member
  • Central Texas Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member, 2009 to 2012
  • Central Texas Bankruptcy Bar Association, Treasurer

Pro Bono Activities

  • Columbus Avenue Baptist Church
  • Baylor Alumni Association, Life Member
  • Baptist General Convention of Texas, Executive Board, 1994 to 2007
  • Baptist General Convention of Texas, Institutional Relations Committee, 2005 to 2007
  • Baptist General Convention of Texas, Nominating Committee for Boards and Institutions, 1999 to 1999
  • Waco Regional Baptist Network, Executive Board, Director of Men’s Ministries
  • Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Member, 1978 to Present
  • Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Deacon, 1989 to Present
  • Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Deacon Chairman, 1993-1995, 2006 to 2007
  • Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Pastor Search Committee, Chairman, 2006 to 2007
  • Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Board of Trustees, 2005 to 2008
  • Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Board of Trustees, Chairman, 2008 to 2008
  • Hillcrest Health System, Board of Trustees, 2008 to Present