David Matthew Collins

David Matthew Collins

Law Office of Hortick & Collins
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Agricultural Law...
  • Texas
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Summary

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.

Education
St. Mary's University School of Law
J.D. / Law
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. / Government
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San Antonio College
A.A.S. / Legal Assisting
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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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Certifications
Appointment as Attorney Ad Litem in Texas Courts
State Bar of Texas
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
Bastrop County Bar Association
Treasurer
- Current
Rotary Club of Bastrop County
Member
- Current
State Bar of Texas
2012-2013 LeadershipSBOT Member
- Current
The College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
Bastrop County Bar Association
Member, various officer positions (2011/12 President, 2010 Secretary)
- Current
State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
Bastrop County Bar Association
Interim President
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Bastrop County Bar Association
President
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Bastrop County Bar Association
Secretary
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Bastrop Lost PInes Lions Club
President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Criminal law and PI
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    Personal injury cases
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $200.00/Hour
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Agricultural Law
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Probate
Additional Practice Areas
  • CPS
  • General Civil
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Hortick & Collins
206 E. Locust
San Antonio, TX 78212
USA
Telephone: (210) 212-6700
Fax: (210) 249-0116