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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 30%
    30 years
  2. Insurance Fraud: 20%
    27 years
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    30 years, 250 cases
  4. Construction: 10%
    22 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-40%)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Kimberly A. Elkjer

    I endorse Mr. Tekell. As opposing counsel, he regularly showed a high level of professionalism and knowledge. Yet, at the same time, he protected his clients and was very courteous and reasonable.


    Kimberly Elkjer Intellectual property Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Tekell & Atkins, L.L.P.

5400 Bosque Boulevard
Suite 600
Waco, TX, 76710


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorBaylor University Law School2008 - Present
PartnerMalesovas, Martin & Tekell, L.L.P.1997 - 2001
PartnerNaman Howell Smith & Lee1986 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers Association AdvocatesMember1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2013
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2012
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2011
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2010
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2010
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2009
DTPA Forms and Practice GuideAnnual Supplements2008
Ninth Annual Ultimate Insurance SeminarLife Insurance: When the Vanishing Premium Reappears2000
Tenth Annual Advanced DTPA Consumer/Insurance Law CourseLife Insurance: When the Vanishing Premium Reappears1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Southern CaliforniaN/AB.B.A1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingConsumer Law Update2012
Monthly MeetingConsumer Law Update2008