• Shareholder


Waco, TX



(254) 297-7301


David N. Deaconson joined the firm in September, 1986. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was assistant district attorney in McLennan County. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University in 1981 and his Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University School of Law in 1983. In 1990, Dave was selected as the Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association. Dave is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Primary areas of practice include Litigation in State and Federal Courts, Commercial and Employment Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Municipal Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Administrative Law: Professional Licenses
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2003


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Baylor University
    • B.B.A. - 1981


  • Baylor University School of Law, Adjunct Professor

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, Past President
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Past Employment Positions

  • McLennan County, Assistant District Attorney