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David has been a trial lawyer for more than 40 years.  He's a former English teacher who was selected in 2007 to be a student at Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyer College.  He had applied many times before because Gerry Spence had been his idol and mentor since becoming a lawyer.  He's board certified in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He was honored in 2009 by being selected for membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  He also qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group of lawyers who have achieved verdicts or settlements over 1 million dollars. During his career he has obtained over $60,000,000 in personal injury settlements and verdicts.  He was selected for membership in the Texas Bar Foundation and is a Life Fellow.  David's maternal grandfather's heart's desire was to be a lawyer.  He had trunks and trunks of law books he had read and marked up with his notes.  He passed away 3 years before David was born but became a mentor to David through his mother and his East Texas relatives who knew and loved his grandfather.  David is active in his church, Stonebriar Community Church, and has been a facilitator in the Divorce Care program since it started in 2000.  His hobbies are golf, snow skiing, public speaking, and reading.  He has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.  His wife, Karen, is a CPA/flight attendant for American Airlines.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Contact info

Gagnon, Peacock, and Vereeke

4245 N. Central Exy.
Suite 250
Dallas, TX, 75205

Practice areas


  1. Foreclosure: 35%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Slip and Fall: 20%
  4. Car Accident: 20%



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Mr.Vereeke constantly provides excellent legal advice that not only benefit the asker of the question, but also fellow attorneys. Even though I have been an attorney for 23 years and even a judge and magistrate, I learn new aspects about the law from him every day.


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TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
civil trial lawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2014
personal injury trial lawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Senior Life FellowDallas Bar Foundation2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AssociateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
AssociateAmerican Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)2009
GraduateGerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College2007
Life FellowTexas Bar Foundation1996
Civil Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1989
Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1988
Honors ListBaylor Law School1973
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGagnon, Peacock, and Vereeke2010 - Present
PrincipalLaw Offices of David M. Vereeke, P.C.1991 - 2010
PartnerAnthony and Vereeke, P.C.1985 - 1991
AssociateLaw Offices of Regis Mullin, P.C.1984 - 1985
PrincipalDavid M. Vereeke P.C.1979 - 1984
AssociateJenkins & Watkins, PC1974 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Bar FoundationSenior Life Fellow2013 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)Associate2009 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationAssociate Member2008 - Present
Texas Bar FoundationLife Fellow1996 - Present
American Association for JusticeAssociate Member1983 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationAssociate Member1974 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Troy Weaver v. KFC Management, Inc.Court of Appeals affirmed
An exercise machine manufacturerSettled for 7 figures
Truck/van collisionSettled for 7 figures
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Bar JournalPremises Liability's Evolution into the 1990's1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Baylor UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DeSoto Real Estate SeminarHorror Stories2014
Trying Auto Crash CasesVoir Dire:Rules and Tactics For the Trial Lawyer1990
Trial Lawyers SeminarPremises Liability into the 1990's1990