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David Matthew Collins

Law Office of Hortick & Collins
Contact: 210.212.6700
Experience:
Law School: St. Mary's University School of Law - St. Mary's University
Jurisdictions: Texas
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

About David Matthew Collins
I am admitted to practice in Texas Courts, U.S. District Courts - Western and Southern Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Supreme Court. I have the requisite skills, education, and experience to help serve your legal needs in Bastrop County and adjacent counties in Central Texas. I earned my Juris Doctor (JD) from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas, and I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

I not only have the legal training and experience needed to provide legal representation, I also have the background, education, and training to understand the real world needs and challenges facing the people living and working in South Central Texas today.
Practice Areas
  • Agricultural Law
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    • Personal injury cases
  • Free Consultation
    • Criminal law and PI
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • $200.00/Hour
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
Appointment as Attorney Ad Litem in Texas Courts (State Bar of Texas)
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Professional Experience
Partner, Law Office of Hortick & Collins
-Current
Attorney-at-Law. Criminal defense. Civil litigation, personal injury, probate, guardianship, agricultural, business and corporate matters, employment, debt collection, DTPA, real estate, oil and gas, family law, and CPS primarily in the following counties - Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe,Hays,Medina, and Wilson
Attorney-at-Law, Law Office of Derek R. Van Gilder
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Oil & Gas Landman, Abstract & Title Resources, Inc. / The Law Office of B. R. Allen, III, P. C.
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Legal Associate, IE Discovery, Inc.
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Attorney-at-Law, The Carlson Law Firm, P.C.
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Attorney-at-Law, Law Office of David M. Collins
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Law Clerk, Law Offices of Ben Wallis, P.C.
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Submarine Petty Officer, U.S. Navy
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Education
St. Mary's University School of Law - St. Mary's UniversityJ.D.Law
University of Texas - AustinB.A.Government
San Antonio CollegeA.A.S.Legal Assisting
Professional Activities
Treasurer Bastrop County Bar Association 2012-Current
Member Rotary Club of Bastrop County 2012-Current
2012-2013 LeadershipSBOT Member State Bar of Texas 2012-Current
Member The College of the State Bar of Texas 2010-Current
Interim President Bastrop County Bar Association 2012-2012
President Bastrop County Bar Association 2011-2012
Secretary Bastrop County Bar Association 2010-2011
President Bastrop Lost PInes Lions Club 2009-2010
Awards
Resolution - In Regards to Bastrop Wildfires, State Bar of Texas
Starting September 6, 2011, free legal clinics were opened, and remained open for a two-month period, staffed by local attorneys and attorneys from across central Texas. During the first seven days, over 200 families and individuals were assisted by the clinics, with over 400 being helped by the time the emergency declaration was signed, and over a 1,000, being helped by the time the clinics were closed.
Certificate of Appreciation, State Bar of Texas
Veteran's Clinic
2009-2010 Platinum Judge, University of Texas School of Law Board of Advocates
2008-2009 Platinum Judge , University of Texas School of Law Board of Advocates
2007-2008 Platinum Judge, University of Texas School of Law Board of Advocates
Professional Associations
Member, various officer positions (2011/12 President, 2010 Secretary), Bastrop County Bar Association
-Current
Member, State Bar of Texas
-Current

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Law Office of Hortick & Collins
206 E. Locust
San Antonio, TX 78212
USA
Telephone: 210.212.6700
Fax: 210.249.0116