Daniel Horowitz, III

The Law Office Of Daniel D. Horowitz, III PC
2100 Travis Street
Suite 280
Houston, TX 77002
832-460-5181
www.ddhlawyers.com


Daniel Horowitz received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas School of Law. While at the University of Texas, Daniel served as the Treasurer of the Silver Spurs, an organization he continues to support as a member of the Board of Directors.

Daniel began his legal career as a law clerk at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, and Friend joining the firm as an associate in 2005 and becoming a partner in 2011. His practice is devoted nearly one hundred percent to plaintiffs' personal injury. He handles a variety of lawsuits including catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, explosions, petrochemical accidents, pharmaceutical litigation, and vehicular accidents. In 2008, Daniel became Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

He has consistently been recognized as a Texas Rising Star in Texas Monthly, a Top Lawyer for the People in H Magazine and has also been listed in the Top 40 Under 40 trial lawyers from Texas by The National Trial Lawyers Association. Daniel has both published articles and taught numerous classes and seminars throughout the country.

Daniel is a member of numerous professional associations and dedicated to those organizations. He is currently on the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas. Daniel is devoted to the Texas Trial Lawyers Association spending countless hours defending and protecting the rights of Texans who might otherwise be denied justice. He serves on the Texas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors and is a past chair of the Advocates Board. Each legislative session Daniel donates his personal time and funds advocating for the rights of injured Texans.

While at Abraham Watkins, Daniel has achieved incredible success and settlements for his clients. He is aggressive, tenacious, and passionate about protecting clients. Daniel passionately represents families who have been adversely affected by an injury to a loved one winning numerous jury verdicts and settlements. In recent years he has personally recovered in excess of $40,000,000 for his clients.

He is also a devoted husband to his wife Kimberly who practices family law in Harris County, Texas. Daniel and Kimberly recently gave birth to their daughter Caroline and son William. In his spare time he enjoys Texas football and spending time with his family and friends.

Houston Personal Injury Attorney

Catastrophic Injuries
Wrongful Death
Product Defects
Business Litigation
18 Wheeler & Commercial Truck Accidents
Aviation Accidents
Admiralty & Maritime Accidents
Birth Injuries
Brain Damage
Burns
Construction Accidents
DWI Accidents
Electrocutions
Environmental Law
Explosions
Medical Malpractice
Motorcycle Accidents
Nursing Home Negligence
Offshore Injuries
Paraplegia
Patent Infringement
Petrochemical Accidents
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Quadriplegia
Spinal Cord Injuries
Swimming Pool Accidents
Workplace Accidents
Vehicular Accidents

Hablamos Espanol

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury
18 Wheeler & Commercial Truck Accidents
Admiralty & Maritime Accidents
Aviation Accidents
Birth Injuries
Brain Damage
Burns
Business Litigation
Catastrophic Injuries
Construction Accidents
DWI Accidents
Electrocutions
Environmental Law
Explosions
Medical Malpractice
Motorcycle Accidents
Nursing Home Negligence
Offshore Injuries
Paraplegia
Patent Infringement
Petrochemical Accidents
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Product Defects
Quadriplegia
Spinal Cord Injuries
Swimming Pool Accidents
Vehicular Accidents
Workplace Accidents
Wrongful Death

Certified Legal Specialties

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2008

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2002
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2005
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2005
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2005
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2005
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2005

Education

South Texas College of Law, Houston, TexasJ.D.

University of Texas, AustinB.B.A - 1999
Honors: Silver Spur
Major: Business Management

Published Works

"Can Friends Still Let Friends Drive Drunk?", Texas Bar Journal, May, 2013
"Is Your Non-Refundable Retainer More Refundable Than You Thought" March 2007. A Close Look at the Ethical Issues Surrounding Non-Refundable Retainers Following the Decision in Cluck v. Commission for Lawyer Discipline, 2007 Tex. App. LEXIS 355, Jan., 2007

Classes/Seminars

Speaker, _Summary & Impact of New Expedited Trials & Early Dismissal Rules?, Houston Bar Association Litigation Section Luncheon
Speaker, _New Rules on Motions to Dismiss and Expedited Cases Under $100,000", Houston Bar Association's Civil/Appellate 2013 Bench Bar Conference , May 2, 2013
Speaker, "The Importance of Jury Service", Seven Lakes High School, April 16, 2012
Speaker, Personal Injury Law, Tomball High School, November 1, 2011
Panel, Professionalism Day, Houston Bar Association, Texas Southern University, October 28, 2011
Is Your Non-Refundable Retainer More Refundable Than You Thought, Municipal Justice Bar Association of Texas 19th Annual Traffic Law Update Seminar, August 20, 2011
Guest speaker, Judge Wettman's mediation class, South Texas College of Law, March 10, 2011
CLE: Best Kept Trial Secrets - Las Vegas, TTLA , February 24, 2011
Client Wrangling-Managing the Difficult Client, HTLA Rising Tide Roundtable, Building Blocks for a Successful PI Practice, September 23, 2010
MCLE Course: Latest Changes in the Disciplinary Rules, HBA, August 5, 2010
CLE Luncheon - Hot Topics in the Courthouse. Net of Taxes Earning Capacity--House Bill 4 meets the Federal Tax Code, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, February 12, 2009
Earning, Collecting & Keeping Attorney's Fees, Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, January 3, 2007
What You Should Expect from Your Attorney, University of Houston's Center for Consumer Law, People's Law School, 2007
TTLA Annual Ski Seminar in 2007
Law as a Career, Klentzman Intermediate School

Honors and Awards

Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
*Texas Rising Star honors as presented by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Business, in Texas Monthly, 2008 - 2013
H Magazine Professionals on the Fast Track**, 2009
H Magazine Top Lawyers for the People**, 2008
Director of the Year - Houston Trial Lawyers Association, 2006 - 2007
**H Texas Top Lawyers for the People honor as presented by H Texas Magazine.

Professional Associations and Memberships

University of Texas Silver Spurs Alumni Association, President, 2012 - 2013
American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, 2012 - Present
Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Board of Trustees, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors, 2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Vice-Chair, Policy Manual Subcommittee, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, Board Advisor, Law Practice Management Standing Committee, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, New Directors Orientation Subcommittee, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, Alternate Board Advisor, Workers Compensation Section, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, Board Advisor, Entertainment & Sports Law Section, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, Alternate Board Advisor, Animal Law Section, 2012 - 2013
State Bar of Texas, Board Advisor to the Appellate Section, 2011 - 2012
State Bar of Texas, Legislative Policy Committee, 2011 - 2012
State Bar of Texas, Policy Manual Committee, 2011 - 2012
Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, Board of Directors, 2011 - 2012
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2006 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Finance Committee, 2011 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, CLE Committee, 2009 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Membership Committee, 2009 - Present
Supreme Court Historical Society, Member, 2012 - Present
Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, Member, 2011 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association Advocates Board, Chair, 2009 - 2010
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee, 2009 - 2010
Houston Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee, Chair, 2012 - 2013
Houston Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee, Member, 2007 - Present
Houston Bar Association, LIPS 'Lawyers in Public Schools' Committee, 2009 - Present
Houston Bar Association, Professionalism Committee, 2010 - Present
Houston Bar Association, Speakers Bureau, 2009 - Present
Houston Bar Association, Law & Media Committee, 2007 - 2009
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2006 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Vice President, 2009 - 2011
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Big League Bash Committee, 2009
Houston Trial Lawyers Association Golf Tournament, Chairman, 2009
Houston Trial Lawyers Association - Judicial Liaison Committee, Chairman, 2007
Texas Bar Association, 2002 - Present
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2008 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers Association, 2002 - Present
American Bar Association, 2002 - Present
University of Texas Silver Spurs Alumni, Board of Directors, 2007 - Present
American Association for Justice, 2005 - Present
American Inns of Court, Member, 2008 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Grants Committee, 2006 - 2007
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellow
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Lifetime Member
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors, Trustee, 2005 - 2007
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Chairman, 2005 - 2007
Texas Association of Civil Trial Law and Appellate Specialists, Member
Houston Bar Association, Administration of Justice Committee, Co-Chair, 2013 - 2014