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Serious Injury

We advocate for people injured in motor vehicle accidents, harmed by unsafe products, and damaged as a result of negligence.

Douglas C. Heuvel

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  • Senior Attorney, 2014

Location:

Plano, TX

Phone:

Fax:

972-403-0311

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Douglas C. Heuvel joined the firm in 2014. Mr. Heuvel's practice focuses on property loss subrogation matters. He has extensive experience in products liability and commercial litigation, and practices in both state and federal courts. His legal expertise also includes representing businesses in complex litigation matters including breach of contract and business tort cases.


Mr. Heuvel began his legal career in 2002 at the international law firm of Thompson & Knight, LLP in Dallas, Texas. Before joining Thompson & Knight Mr. Heuvel was a member of the SMU Law Review and a member of Order of the Coif, an honor society for law school graduates. Mr. Heuvel is an active member of his community and served as President of the Board of Directors of Mental Health America of Greater Dallas. In addition, Mr. Heuvel volunteers his time as a coach for youth soccer in McKinney, Texas. Mr. Heuvel and his wife, Staci (also an attorney), live in McKinney, Texas and keep busy with their four children.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Products Liability
  • Construction Defects
  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Construction Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. - 05/2002
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Major: Sociology

Published Works

  • Business Torts Update, Texas Business Litigation-Business Torts and Rico, Spring, 2004
  • Employment Discrimination - Ninth Circuit Holds that the Direct Threat Defense is Not Available, 54 SMU L. Rev. 447, Winter, 2001

Representative Clients

  • Strong Custom Builders
  • National Medical Services
  • Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC
  • Sun Belt Rentals, Inc.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Former Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Heuvel Law, PLLC, McKinney, Texas, Owner, 2012 to 2014
  • Thompson & Knight, LLP, Dallas, Texas, Associate Attorney, 2002 to 2012
  • Dallas District Attorney's "Lawyer on Loan" Program", 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dallas Bar Association Community Involvement Committee, Past Chair
  • Mental Health America of Greater Dallas, Board of Directors, Past President
  • Youth Soccer, McKinney, Texas, Coach

Languages

  • English

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