J. David Dickson
Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick Dickson & Squires, LLP
David Dickson is a founding partner of Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, LLP and has been representing business and individual clients for 30 years primarily in real estate, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, estate planning and probate matters. Mr. Dickson regularly represents parties in transactions involving the purchase and sale of business entities, complex business transactions, negotiates bankruptcy and business-related settlements and represents several banking institutions.
Since 1983, Mr. Dickson has been certified in Commercial, Residential and Farm & Ranch Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, one of only 57 attorneys in the State of Texas to hold all three of these certifications. He also serves as general counsel for the Waco Association of Realtors and the Heart of Texas Apartment Owners Association. Mr. Dickson is an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School in the real estate area. Mr. Dickson is a former member of the governing council of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
For all his career, Mr. Dickson has worked on behalf of the legal profession serving as a director of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Board of Legal Specilization and two terms as chairman of the Professionalism Committee of the State Bar of Texas.
In addition to serving his clients and profession, Mr. Dickson, is currently Vice Chairman of the Waco Foundation, a community foundation with assets in excess of sixty million dollars and has served on the board of directors of the McLennan County Appraisal District and Tax Increment Financing District.
Residential Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate Law
Farm and Ranch Real Estate Law
B.B.A. Accounting, cum laude, Texas Christian University,
J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 1976
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION & SPECIAL DISTINCTIONS:
United States District Courts in the Western, Eastern,
Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
State Bar of Texas, Director, 2005-2007
Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
American Bar Association
Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, President, 2000-2002
Adjunct Professor at Baylor Law School, 2000 to the present
Texas Association of Bank Counsel
Central Texas Bankruptcy Bar, President
Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2004 & 2005
Council of the Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section,State Bar of Texas, 2008-2011
Professionalism Committe, State Bar of Texas, Chair,2008 to the present
Professional-Presidential Citation, State Bar of Texas, 2010
Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Commercial, Residential and Farm & Ranch Real Estate Law
Real Estate Forms Committee, State Bar of Texas, President, 2008-Present