David L. Tolin focuses his practice on the transactional aspects of construction law and routinely assists clients in preparing and negotiating all types of contracts and related project documents. He counsels clients on business and legal issues that arise during construction projects and helps clients assert and protect their mechanic’s lien and bond rights. His other practice areas include estate planning, wills and probate, commercial leasing, and real estate transactions.
Prior to his legal career, David worked as a field investigator, conducting national security background investigations for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Concurrently, he earned his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas, where he graduated summa cum laude. While attending South Texas part-time, he was a member of the Order of Lytae Legal Honors Fraternity and was a recipient of both the Dean’s Scholarship and Howard Warren Scholarship for Academic Achievement. He also earned multiple CALI Awards for Academic Excellence and certification by the South Texas College of Law Transactional Skills Program.
Memberships & Affiliations
- State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
- Houston Bar Association
- Associated General Contractors of America, Houston Chapter
- Associated General Contractors of America, Construction Leadership Council
- American Subcontractors Association, Houston Chapter
- Houston Contractors Association
- South Texas College of Law – J.D., Summa Cum Laude, 2010
- Lamar University – B.S. Communication, 2002
- State Bar of Texas
- U.S. Federal Court – Southern District of Texas
- U.S. Federal Court – Western District of Texas