John P. Donovan

John P. Donovan: Attorney with Koeller, Nebeker, Carlson & Haluck, LLP
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Biography

John P. Donovan is the founding partner of the Austin office for the law firm of Koeller, Nebeker, Carlson & Haluck, LLP. Mr. Donovan received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School. Mr. Donovan is licensed to practice law in both the State of Texas and the State of California. Mr. Donovan is dedicated to the aggressive, service oriented practice of law with the highest standards of ethical responsibility.

Mr. Donovan's practice is concentrated in the defense of Developers, Home Builders, Construction companies, Government Agencies, School Districts, and individuals in litigation, tort actions, personal injury, wrongful death actions, construction defect, employment, civil rights, and automobile/premises liability cases. Mr. Donovan specializes in handling unique and complex cases, which require creative problem-solving and an aggressive approach to litigation in order to achieve his client's goals. His trial experience has dealt with personal injuries, contractual disputes, construction defects, product and civil-rights violations. His practice includes hundreds of mediations and arbitrations, as well as Federal and Superior Court law and motion.

Mr. Donovan has been able to combine his passion for the law with his business acumen when working with clients to reduce their liability exposure. He has experience in performing litigation case handling reviews, budgets, and risk evaluation. He has had the opportunity to produce and conduct risk management seminars for employees and management; and to create procedures for implementation in the day-to-day operations of his clients.

Mr. Donovan's family has been in the Golf Course Management business for over forty years and he enjoys golfing with friends and family. He is active in his church and community teaching and working with youth.

Professional Organizations:

•Orange County Bar Association- Construction Law Section
•California Bar Association - Law Practice Management and Technology Section
•Texas Bar Association - Construction Law Section

(Also at Irvine, California Office)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • General Legal Defense
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Commercial Trucking and Transportation Defense Litigation

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Loyola Marymount University, B.B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
Loyola Law School, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; State Bar of California; State Bar of Texas; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Memberships:

Professional Organizations
•Orange County Bar Association- Construction Law Section
•California Bar Association - Law Practice Management and Technology Section
•Texas Bar Association - Construction Law Section

Birth Information:
Los Angeles, California, December 2, 1961
ISLN:
907796358

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (6 reviews)
Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 12/15/14 in Insurance Defense Subrogation

    I have known John Donovan in a professional capacity for over 25 years. He is an excellent attorney and even better person.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 12/15/14 in Civil Litigation

    Excellent trial lawyer and civil litigator. I have been on the other side of him and he is a true professional!

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Austin, Texas

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