David W. Weygandt is the founder of Weygandt Law - Trusted Advisors. Zealous Advocates., a law firm dedicated to providing affordable access to a lifetime relationship with a personal lawyer. Weygandt Law understands that you are BUSY and your family or business is growing, but that you want to provide financial security and prosperity for your loved ones, or for a business you can count on. As a trusted advisor, we are passionate about keeping your family or business out of court and out of conflict. But when injustice strikes, we are proud and ready to stand up to the modern Goliath and vindicate your rights as your zealous advocate.
We promise you will never receive any surprise bills. As a trusted advisor, we charge flat fees for our work and those fees are always agreed upon in advance so you will know in advance what our services cost. As a zealous advocate, you'll know how much it'll cost to sling the first stone, and you'll be updated every step of the way.
As a trusted advisor, David focuses on providing affordable estate planning for families with children and creative legal planning solutions for businesses. David helps protect the intellectual property (e.g. copyright, trademarks, trade secrets) interests of creative professionals (e.g. writers, composers, performing and visual artists & business owners), and sings their praises when appropriate of a trusted advisor and a zealous advocate.
David received his Juris Doctorate with high honors (magna cum laude) from South Texas College of Law in Downtown Houston. Before law school, David performed professionally as a singing actor, and received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance with a minor in Music Cognition, as well as the Arts Leadership Program Certificate, from the Eastman School of Music; University of Rochester.
David's civil litigation practice includes commercial litigation (e.g. breach of contract), personal injury (e.g. car & 18-wheeler wrecks, flip and fall, and wrongful death, etc.) and mass tort litigation cases (e.g. BP Oil Spill/DHECC Claims, and Visa-Mastercard Litigation). David helps individuals and businesses seek compensation for physical and economic injuries in both federal and state lawsuits, as well as mass tort settlement programs. David has helped businesses and individuals obtain over $2 million dollars via settlements.
David has experience in all stages of litigation, from the initial consultation to successfully arguing important motions before the Court. David has drafted pleadings, motions, and discovery requests, briefed jurisdictional and procedural issues, taken depositions and defended deponents, and has worked on appeallate briefs submitted to the Fifth Circuit.
David is a proud member of the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. David is a member of Wealth Counsel, a nationwide network of attorneys dedicated to providing sophisticated and excellent service in today’s dynamic legal environment. David is also a member of many bar associations, including the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.
When David is not serving clients, he is either spending quality time with two wonderful children, teaching piano & voice, or listening to vinyl while writing for his blawg "the Singing Lawyer."
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2016||09/28/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|CALI Excellence Award for Patent Law||Center For Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction||2015|
|Lylene Pilkenton Scholarship||South Texas College of Law||2015|
|Octofinalist, Leroy Jeffers Intramural Moot Court Tournament||South Texas College of Law Advocacy||2015|
|Advocacy Scholarship||South Texas College of Law Advocacy||2015|
|Dean's Merit Scholarship||South Texas College of Law||2015|
|Outstanding Advocate / Top Ten Best Speaker Award||South Texas College of Law Advocacy||2014|
|CALI Excellence Award for Professional Responsibility||Center For Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction||2014|
|Claire Ruskin Mudge Scholarship||South Texas College of Law||2014|
|Order of Lytae||South Texas College of Law||2014|
|Dean's List||South Texas College of Law||2014|
|Dean's Scholar||South Texas College of Law||2014|
|CALI Excellence Award for Legal Research & Writing||Center For Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction||2013|
|Attorney||Weygandt Law||2017 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Jason J. Joy & Associates, PLLC||2016 - 2017|
|Senior Law Clerk||Jason J. Joy & Associates, PLLC||2015 - 2016|
|Law Clerk||Sommerman & Quesada||2015 - 2015|
|Law Clerk||Hill & Hill, PC||2014 - 2014|
|Judicial Intern||151st District Court with The Honorable Mike Engelhart||2014 - 2014|
|Judicial Intern||184th District Court with The Honorable Jan Krocker||2014 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|WealthCounsel||Member||2017 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2017 - Present|
|Family Wealth Planning Institute||Personal Family Lawyer||2017 - Present|
|Family Wealth Planning Institute||Creative Business Lawyer||2017 - Present|
|Family Wealth Planning Institute||Family Business Lawyer||2017 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2016 - Present|
|Houston Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2016 - Present|
|Southern District of Texas||Admitted to Practice||2016 - Present|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||General Attorney Member||2016 - Present|
|Houston Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Phi Delta Phi||Member||2016 - Present|
|Houston Young Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|The Honorable Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||Pupil||2015 - 2016|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Planning Pays Off||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Easy Mistakes to Avoid||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||It's Time to Audit Your Insurance Policies||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Avoid Business Litigation With These 6 Steps||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Too Young?||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Incorporate Family Values||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Is Your Work Life Balanced?||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Ten Common Pits Even Brilliant Entrepreneurs Fall Into||2017|
|Wealthy Wisdom||Leaving Without A Plann||2017|
|South Texas College of Law Houston||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2016|
|Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester||Bachelor of Music||2012|
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Tue Dec 19 2017
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