Don Cotton

Don Cotton

The Bob Richardson Law Firm
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
  • Texas
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Summary

Don R. Cotoon joined The Bob Richardson Law Firm in 1992.

Don focuses his practice on assisting accident victims and their families in personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has successfully settled and tried cases ranging from minor-impact car accidents to catastrophic medical malpractice actions.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Lawyer
The Bob Richardson Law Firm
- Current
- Management of a large plaintiff personal injury docket. - Significant first chair jury trial experience, including six figure jury verdicts. - Multiple seven figure mediations and settlements. - Briefed and argued successful Texas Supreme Court appeal in Tanner v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Ins. Co, 282 S.W.3rd 828 (Tex. 2009).
Lawyer
Morris, Craven & Sulak
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- Management of substantial plaintiff’s medical negligence docket. - First chair jury trial experience, including a verdict in excess of $100,000.00. - Mediated settlement of a medical negligence case in excess of $1,000,000.00.
Lawyer
Fulbright & Jaworski
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- Litigation Associate in Medical Malpractice Defense Section. - Significant pre-trial and settlement experience.
Lawyer
Holtzman & Urquhart
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- Litigation Associate in Medical Device Defense Section. - Wrote successful appellate brief of a $40,000,000 consolidation.
Education
The University of Texas School of Law
J.D. (1990)
Honors: With Honors
Activities: - Member National Mock Trial Team. - Multiple mock trial and appellate advocacy awards.
University of Kansas
B.A. (1987) | History and Psychology
Honors: - State of Kansas Scholar; Freshman Honor Scholar. - KU Honors College.
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar # 04871330
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
812 San Antonio St. Suite 510
Austin, TX 78701
USA
Telephone: (512) 472-5100