David J. Goodman


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Bourland, Wall, & Wenzel, P.C.
301 Commerce Street, Suite 2500
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Mr. Goodman has been with the firm since 1999 and is a shareholder with areas of emphasis including business and commercial litigation, probate and trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, employment litigation, commercial and residential real estate and creditor rights law. Mr. Goodman represents clients throughout Texas in both federal and state courts as well as in Alternative Dispute Resolution proceedings, including arbitration and mediation. Mr. Goodman also represents clients with respect to investigations conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, The Department of Labor, and the Texas Commission on Human Rights.

Practice Areas

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Background Information


  • Author and presenter of many seminars on topics such as avoiding business litigation and employment litigation

Industry Experience

  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Entrepreneurs & Start-Up Companies
  • Family Businesses
  • Financial Institutions
  • Food, Beverage, and Alcohol
  • Franchisees
  • Healthcare
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice
  • Insurance
  • Medical Practices/ Physician Groups
  • Nonprofit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Transportation & Trucking
  • Travel & Hospitality
  • Veterinarians

Admissions & Certifications

  • Admitted: 1999, Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association – Employment Law Section
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation


  • Co-Author of the seminar article “Avoiding Business Litigation”
  • Co-Author of the seminar article “Employment Law: Issues and Alternatives”
  • Co-Author and presenter of the seminar article “Document Drafting in Trust Construction, Termination and Modification Proceedings”
  • Co-Author and presenter of the seminar article “Fiduciary Litigation – PRESUMPTIONS AND BURDENS OF PROOF”


  • B.B.A. Texas A&M University, cum laude
  • J.D. Texas Tech University, cum laude