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David Jackson Wilburn II, Attorney and Counselor, Carrollton, Texas
, February 2007 – present
Opened law firm focusing solely on probate, guardianship and estate planning matters.

Kenneth D. Martin & Associates, P.C., Dallas , Texas
Associate Attorney , October 2004 – February 2007
Primary practice included all aspects of probate, guardianship and estate planning law with additional emphasis on real estate, contracts and business law.  

Bombardier Aerospace, Flexjet Program, Richardson , Texas
Contracts Administrator, March 2004 – October 2004

  • Independently negotiated and drafted purchase, deposit, lease and management agreements for jet division of a multibillion-dollar corporation.
  • Negotiated and closed deals totaling $18.5 million.

The Honorable Nikki DeShazo, Dallas County Probate Court, Dallas , Texas
Judicial Internship, Spring 2003
Supported Judge DeShazo with all aspects of court docket.

  • Reviewed files before all hearings.
  • Researched and wrote memoranda on summary judgments and other issues.

The Honorable Russell Austin, Harris County Probate Court Number 1, Houston , Texas
Judicial Internship, Fall 2002
Assisted Judge Austin with all aspects of court docket.

  • Reviewed files before hearings on Will prove-ups and determinations of heirship.
  • Researched and wrote memoranda analyzing the merits of motions for summary judgment.

Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein & Sayre, Houston, Texas
Summer Associate, 2002
Worked in Civil Litigation and Transactional Sections of 8-lawyer business litigation and transaction firm.

  • Drafted and responded to discovery.
  • Performed legal research and drafted legal memoranda for complex civil litigation issues such as piercing the corporate veil, alter ego and bankruptcy.

Redding & Associates, P.C., Houston, Texas
Law Clerk, June 2001 – April 2002
Worked as sole law clerk in litigation section of small Taxation law firm.

  • Conducted legal research and prepared memoranda.
  • Assisted in writing briefs, motions, discovery requests and responses.

Professor Meredith Duncan, University of Houston Law Center
Research Assistant, June 2001 – December 2001

Sommerman, Moore & Mitchell, L.L.P., Dallas, Texas
Investigator, 1999 - 2000
In-house investigator for well-respected Personal Injury Litigation firm.

  • Located witnesses and clients and obtained statements, as well as, taking scene photos, interviewing police officers, searching court records and performing background searches.
  • Drafted Settlement Brochures and Interrogatories.


Licensed by SBOT – November 2003

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
J. D. awarded 2003; GPA 3.14.

  • President, Christian Legal Society, 2001-2002
  • Member, Corporate and Taxation Law Society, 2000-2003
  • Member, Dean Nancy Rapoport’s Advisory Council, 2001-2003
  • Finalist, Negotiation Competition 2001
  • Active in John Black Moot Court Competition 2001
  • Member, 2001 Disaster Recovery Team (after Topical Storm Allison)

McMurry University, Abilene, Texas
Bachelor of Music Education, magna cum laude awarded 1993. 


Middle and High School Band Director, 1993-1998


Christian Legal Society
Saint Andrew United Methodist Church – Plano
College of the State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Texas – Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section
Denton County Bar Association – Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section
Collin County Bar Association-Probate and Estate Planning Section
Dallas Bar Association-Probate, Trusts & Estates Section


Currently receiving appointments from the following courts as Administrator, Guardian or Ad Litem:
Judge Weldon Copeland, Collin County Probate Court
Judge Nikki DeShazo, Dallas County Probate Court
Judge Robert Price, Dallas County Probate Court Number 2
Judge Michael Miller, Dallas County Probate Court Number 3
Judge Don Windle, Denton County Probate Court
Associate Judge Jerry Parr, Denton County Mental Health Court


Board of Directors, McMurry University Alumni Association
Chair, Stewardship Sub-committee of McMurry University Alumni Association Board of Directors
Co-Chair, Steering Committee, Campaign for Revitalization of McMurry University Band Hall Facilities
Board of Directors, Children’s Weekday Program; St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano
Teacher, Genesis Adult Sunday School Class – St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano
Teacher, Pre-School 3 to 5 year old Sunday School Classes – St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano
Member, Denton County Guardianship Task Force
Member, Dallas Bar Association – Guardianship Manual Committee
Secretary, True Grit Ministries

Nothing contained in this site should be construed as legal advice nor shall it be deemed to create an attorney/client relationship.

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