Craig Daugherty’s practice focuses on both preventing and resolving disputes. He helps individuals and businesses prevent disputes by drafting and reviewing important documents, and advising them on critical decisions.
If disputes do arise, he can help resolve them by negotiating settlements. Craig is both a certified mediator and an arbitrator. If a settlement cannot be achieved, he is a very experienced trial lawyer who has won cases in Federal and State courtrooms throughout Texas.
Craig has tried many cases involving business and contract disputes, insurance claims, professional negligence, personal injury claims, patents and intellectual property, as well as probate and family law matters. He has experience in the Texas Supreme Court and the U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
He has been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law since 1984. His trial expertise has been recognized by election as an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Business and Corporate Disputes
Personal Injury Claims
Professional Negligence Claims
Document drafting & review
Mediation & Arbitration
Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1984)
Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1984)
Certified Mediator, State Bar of Texas (1994)
Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Abilene Christian University (B. S., 1970)
Baylor College of Dentistry (no degree, 1970-73)
University of Texas School of Law (J. D., 1977)
Admissions to the Bar
State of Texas
United States District Court (Eastern, Southern, & Northern Districts of Texas)
United States Court of Appeals (Fifth Circuit)
Instructor & lecturer in legal topics for the State Bar of Texas, the University of Texas at Tyler School of Business and School of Psychology & Education, county Bar Associations, and industry trade associations.
Craig’s leisure passions are sports car racing, bicycle racing, and music.