J._Davis_Watson,_Attorney_At_LawJ. Davis Watson

Partner

Watson Law Firm, L.L.P.
1450 Copperfield Parkway, Suite 300
College Station, Texas 77845
(979) 703-4044 (Phone)
(979) 703-7994 (Fax)
dwatson@watsonlawyers.com

Legal Experience

Experience in complex commercial, employment, trade secret, and personal injury litigation, including the following:

  • Lead counsel in arbitration involving breach of contract claims. Obtained a successful ruling for client and award of damages and fees.
  • Lead counsel for large corporation in jury trial involving fraud, negligent misrepresentation, violations of DTPA, and breach of contract. Obtained a successful resolution of case after 2nd day of trial
  • Lead counsel in jury trial regarding motor vehicle accident. Obtained favorable verdict for client.
  • Lead counsel in arbitration involving construction dispute. Successfully defended breach of contract claims against client.
  • Lead counsel in jury trial regarding first party insurance claim. Obtained favorable verdict for client that included damages significantly greater than pre-trial offer.
  • Lead counsel in jury trial regarding first party insurance claim.  Obtained favorable verdict for client that included damages significantly greater than pre-trial offer.
  • Co-lead trial counsel representing builder in two-week jury trial relating to non-payment under residential construction contract and defense of multimillion dollar breach of contract, fraud, and DTPA claims. Obtained verdict for builder including attorney’s fees and successfully defended all counterclaims.
  • Lead trial counsel of company involving claims that company’s driver caused automobile accident and ultimate stroke of Plaintiff. Obtained take-nothing judgment against Plaintiff.
  • Lead counsel for oil company in trade secret and confidential information case brought by competitor. Obtained successful summary judgment for client and successfully defended appeal before 14th Court
    of Appeals.
  • Lead counsel for several financial institutions handling numerous cases involving collection proceedings, wrongful foreclosure, DTPA actions, and breach of contract.
  • Lead trial counsel for large land corporation in jury trial involving eminent domain.
  • Representation of numerous individuals in personal injury cases, including jury and non-jury trials.
  • Lead counsel for many businesses involving breach of contract, employment, trade secret, fraud, and DTPA allegations.
  • Lead counsel in jury trial in Burleson County on oil & gas matter.  Obtained favorable verdict for client.
  • Lead counsel in arbitration regarding breach of contract, fraud, and violations of DTPA claims against builder.  Obtained trembled damage award for clients.
  • Lead counsel in week long jury trial in Robertson County, Texas on trespass and water code violation claims.  Obtained favorable verdict for clients.

Education

  • Baylor University, B.B.A. (1995)
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D. (1998)

General Information

  • Member – Payne, Watson, Miller, Malechek & Scherr, P.C. law firm, 2002 – 2010
  • Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP (Austin Office), 1999-2002
  • McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP, 1998-1999
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of Brazos County Bar Association (President 2016, President-Elect 2015, Vice President 2014, Secretary/Treasurer 2013)
  • Board of Trustees of Community Foundation of Brazos Valley (Chairman 2016-2017, Chairman-Elect 2015-2016, Trustee 2010-Present)
  • Chairman of Board, School for Little People (2007-2010)
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Order of Coif – Baylor Law School
  • President of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity – Baylor Law School

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