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Donald L. Jones

Donald L. Jones

Corpus Christi, Texas

Don engages in an active civil litigation practice, predominantly representing defendants in tort claims involving products liability, serious injury or death, and in premises liability matters. However, he enjoys the challenges inherent in many diverse practice areas, and he has gained valuable experience handling oil and gas, environmental and conservation issues. Don's professional goal is to instill trust and confidence in his clients that their desired result will be timely and effectively accomplished.

Don is a Junior Shareholder with the law firm of Porter, Rogers, Dahlman & Gordon, P.C. in Corpus Christi, Texas, and prides himself in being a member of a team of capable lawyers who are proven leaders, both in the community and in their respective practice areas.

He sits on the Board of Directors for Ducks Unlimited Texas, the Coastal Conservation Association and the Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association. Don is an active participant in the Texas A&M Association of Former Students and the 12th Man Association. He is also a member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel.

A former student of Texas A&M University, Don graduated with honors after earning his bachelors degree in both History and Physical Anthropology. He subsequently obtained a doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Houston in 2001.

Don is a committed conservationist, actively participating in various local and national groups that actively support the enhancement and preservation of our collective wildlife, fisheries, and natural resources. Don relishes the opportunity to travel and pursue time outdoors, either hunting or fishing or by participating directly in habitat enhancement and restoration projects. He is proud to call Corpus Christi his home.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Premise Liability Defense
  • Insurance Defense (Motor Vehicle Accidents)
  • Hospital Defense
  • Oil and Gas (Mineral Law)

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
    • B.A. cum laude - 1998
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honors Society
    • Major: History
    • Major: Anthropology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Directorship, 2004 - 2007
  • Coastal Conservation Association, Board of Directors, 2001 - 2007
  • Ducks Unlimited, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Counsel - Ducks Unlimited, USA

With offices in Corpus Christi, Austin, and San Antonio, the law firm of Porter, Rogers, Dahlman & Gordon, P.C., serves South Texas, Central Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley. We have many clients in Atascosa, Bastrop, Bexar, Brooks, Burnett, Cameron, Comal, Duval, Gillespie, Hays, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Kendall, Live Oak, Nueces, Port Aransas, San Patricio, Starr, Travis, Uvalde, Webb, Williamson, and Wilson counties, including the communities of Alice, Brownsville, Del Rio, Edinburg, Fulton, Harlingen, Laredo, McAllen, Rockport, and San Diego.

One Law Firm in Three Cities

Corpus Christi




San Antonio


Porter, Rogers, Dahlman
& Gordon, P.C.

One Shoreline Plaza,
800 North Shoreline
Suite 800 S
Corpus Christi TX 78401
Phone 361-880-5808
Fax 361-880-5844
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