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Craig Daugherty

Of Counsel


Craig Daugherty’s practice focuses on both preventing and resolving disputes. He helps individuals and businesses prevent disputes by drafting and reviewing important documents, and advising them on critical decisions.

   If disputes do arise, he can help resolve them by negotiating settlements. Craig is both a certified mediator and an arbitrator. If a settlement cannot be achieved, he is a very experienced trial lawyer who has won cases in Federal and State courtrooms throughout Texas.

  Craig has tried many cases involving business and contract disputes, insurance claims, professional negligence, personal injury claims, patents, and intellectual property, as well as probate and family law matters. He has experience in the Texas Supreme Court and the U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

   He has been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law since 1984. His trial expertise has been recognized by election as an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.



Practice Areas

Business and Corporate Disputes

Personal Injury Claims

Insurance Claims

Probate Litigation

Divorce Litigation

Professional Negligence Claims

Document drafting & review

Mediation & Arbitration



Professional Certifications

Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1984)

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1984)

Certified Mediator, State Bar of Texas (1994)



Professional Recognition

Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates

Million Dollar Advocates Forum




Abilene Christian University (B. S., 1970)

Baylor College of Dentistry (no degree, 1970-73)

University of Texas School of Law (J. D., 1977)



Admissions to the Bar

State of Texas

United States District Court (Eastern, Southern, & Northern Districts of Texas)

United States Court of Appeals (Fifth Circuit)



Additional Information

Instructor & lecturer in legal topics for the State Bar of Texas, the University of Texas at Tyler School of Business and School of Psychology & Education, county Bar Associations, and industry trade associations.



Personal Information

Craig’s leisure passions are sports car racing, bicycle racing, and music.

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