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David Bruce Koch

Litigation Attorney at Carrollton, TX

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  • State Years
    Texas - TX 32 years
    California - CA 34 years
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1991
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1990
    Not Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled) No misconduct found

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

About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    29+ years litigation and dispute resolutions experience representing personal injury plaintiffs, sureties, contractors, subcontractors, owners, and real estate developers.

    34 years

  2. Construction and development
    29+ years experience representing sureties, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, real estate developers and lenders in litigation and dispute resolution matters including mechanic’s liens, bond claims, indemnification and contracts.

    34 years

  3. Real estate
    29+ years experience representing residential and commercial real estate developers and lenders in negotiations, litigation and dispute resolution matters.

    34 years

David was born and raised in Farmers Branch, Texas. After completing high school at Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, he attended The University of Texas at Austin and The University of North Texas. He graduated from North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a Major in Real Estate and a Minor in Finance. After college, David spent some time in the corporate world, working in commercial real estate financing in DFW. But, he knew law was where his passion was, and left the corporate world to attend Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia.
David and his wife, Carol, have three children and are active in their community. They are members of Saint Rita Church. David served as a City Councilman from 2007-2013 and has continued to serve on numerous Boards and Commissions for his hometown, including the Metrocrest Hospital Authority, Valwood Improvement Authority and Charter Review Committee.
David has been an active volunteer throughout his adult life, and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for financially disadvantaged high school students in the Greater Dallas area. He has also provided pro bono work through the Dallas Bar Association and in private practice. David has appeared on local and national television news shows discussing legal issues, including Fox & Friends, Fox Business and the McQuistion Hour. He has also shared his experiences and knowledge as an author and speaker for many professional associations and organizations.


David has practiced law in Texas and California. Throughout his career, David has represented clients in litigation, arbitration, mediation and appeals in a wide variety of cases including Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Insurance Bad Faith, and construction-related injuries.
David is a member of the American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all Texas courts, as well as U.S. Federal Courts in the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. David handles every case like he is helping a member of his own family, and has consistently received excellent results for his clients in over 28 years of practice. He has tried over 60 cases to verdict, and has obtained multiple million dollar + judgments for his clients.
David enjoys legal challenges and is known for his courtroom success, attention to detail, case preparation, passion, drive, pursuit of the best results for his clients and proven research, writing and litigation skills.


The Law Offices of Tim O'Hare
1038 Elm Street
Carrollton, TX, 75006

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  • Hourly Rates $ 350-425 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Trial Attorney
  • The Law Offices of Tim O'Hare
  • 2018 - Present
  • Director
  • Coats Rose
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Partner
  • Wright Ginsberg Brusilow
  • 2000 - 2016
  • Attorney
  • Ford Wright & Salazar
  • 1995 - 1999
  • Attorney
  • Winstead Sechrest & Minnick
  • 1992 - 1995
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  • Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • University of North Texas
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 1984

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Redland Ins. Co. v. Southwest Stainless, L.P. Court of Appeals of Texas, Fort Worth, 181 S.W.3d 509
  • Houston Shell & Concrete Co v. Kingsley Constructors, Inc. Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.) 987 S.W.2d 18
  • Cumberland cas. & Sur. Co. v. Nkwazi, L.L.C. Court of Appeals of Texas, Austin, Not Reported in S.W.3d 2003 WL 21354608
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  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association; Dallas Bar Association
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section publication
  • The Law of Probate Bonds
  • 2000
  • Surety Claims Institute Seminar
  • The Surety Obligations and Defenses Under Probate Bonds
  • N/A

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Real estate Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. David Koch has been practicing for over 20 years. He is bright, creative and tenacious. I refer all real estate and construction law matters to him. Everyone I hjave ever referred to him has been happy with his work. David is the kind of lawyer you want on your side, not on the other guy's. His experience, tenacity and intelligence are what set David apart from the rest. As good as they get."
Personal injury

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Carrollton Litigation Lawyer David Bruce Koch
David Bruce Koch
Litigation Attorney
Carrollton, TX
Licensed for 34 years