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David Merrill Walters

David Merrill Walters

Practice areas:

Litigation, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement, Real Estate, Administrative Law, Business

About Me

David Walters practices consumer and commercial litigation at Walters Dunn. His practice focuses on consumer, commercial, and administrative law. He assists clients with matters ranging from DTPA to fraudulent or deceptive transactions. He also assists clients facing law suits from debt collection agencies, banks, credit cards, transitions to bankruptcy, and in defending improperly filed lawsuits. He has also assited clients facing administrative licensing difficulties and title disputes. He is currently expanding into firearms law and asset protection.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Litigation: 75%
    8 years
  2. Business: 5%
    4 years
  3. Administrative Law: 5%
    4 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    4 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Wotell Charnitski

    David is an excellent litigator who finds creative solutions for his clients. I highly recommend his work.


    Jonathan Charnitski Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

The Walters Firm, PLLC

1101 Navasota
Suite 1
Austin, TX, 78702-1967



MOGood Standing, Active200701/08/2013
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200608/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Honors AwardSouth Texas College of Law2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWalters Dunn, PLLC2012 - Present
ManagingThe Walters Law Firm, PLLC2010 - 2012
Assistant Public Defender, Trial DivisionMissouri State Public Defender System2007 - 2010
ClerkTravis County Courts At Law2005 - 2005
VolunteerTexas Accountants & Lawyers For The Arts2004 - 2004
ClerkTravis County Courts At Law2003 - 2003
ClerkHilgers & Watkins2002 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Austin Tenant's CouncilVolunteer Attorney2014 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2014 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the ArtsVolunteer Attorney2013 - Present
Volunteer Legal ServicesVolunteer Attorney2012 - Present
Austin Lawyer Referral ServiceVolunteer Attorney2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Consumer and Commercial Law SectionMember2011 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2011 - 2011
Austin Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2012
Williamson County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2012
Butler County Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2010

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Client filed judgment lien that remained uncollectedOver $8,000 judgment paid in full after more than 5 years
Illegal Tow Civil Suit$12,675.00 total judgment
Midland Funding and the Mysterious Merger$3,913.76 case dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction

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Publication NameTitleDate
South Texas Law ReviewLicensed to Steal: Texas Private Property Regulation and Consumer Remedies2015
To Be PublishedKick it Up a Notch; Texas Professional Business Entities Update - Contributing Author2014
Walters Dunn BlogWhy is a Debt Collector Calling Me at Home?2013
Walters Dunn BlogI’ve Been Sued by a Credit Card Debt Collector!2013
Walters Dunn BlogMy car was illegally towed! What can I do?2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College Of LawLawJ.D.2005
Texas Christian UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mock Hearing on Property Issues Travis County District CourtDivision of Property2014
Mock Hearing on Property Issues Travis County District CourtDivision of Property2013