Mr. Darrell W. Calvin, Jr.



Darrell W. Calvin, Jr. is a trial attorney with Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, LLP. Mr. Calvin is in his 20th year of practicing law. He has spent the majority of his career in the field of insurance defense representing commercial as well as individual insured clients in personal injury lawsuits. He graduated summa cum laude, second in his class, from law school and began his career serving the citizens of Dallas County, Texas as a misdemeanor and then felony prosecutor. He was a full equity partner at one of the oldest insurance defense firms in Dallas and ran his own insurance defense firm for a number of years before joining Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom. He has been consistently recognized by his peers in the Texas Bar by being repeatedly named a Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters Service. Mr. Calvin believes the practice of law is a privilege never to be taken for granted and a lawyer's first duty is to always put his or her client before themselves.


Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom 2019 - Present

Nationwide Insurance 2018 -2019

Crane Lewis Brogdon, LLP 2016-2017

The Calvin Law Firm, PLLC 2013-2016

Touchstone, Bernays, Johnston, Beall, Smith & Stollenwerck, LLP 2002-2012

Dallas County District Attorney's Office 1999-2001

Honors & Awards

Named a Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters Service 2013-2017


A Texas Insurance Adjuster’s Guide to Wrongful Death and Survival Claims; March 2009

Texas Nuts and Bolts: A Basic Overview For Insurance Adjusters On Texas Law That May Be Encountered In Handling Routine Liability Claims; October 2013

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Auto Insurance (Personal and Commercial)
  • Construction Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation, Coverage and Defense Practice
  • Personal Injury Litigation (Products and Premises Liability)

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.420.5536  Phone
214.420.5501  Fax
University Attended:
The University of North Texas, B.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1999
Year of First Admission:
The Supreme Court of the United States of America; United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; 1999, Texas State Courts

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Birth Information:
December 21, 1971

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