Douglas W. Alexander

Douglas W. Alexander

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Austin, TX

Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
 | 515 Congress Avenue, Suite 2350
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-482-9300
Fax: 512-482-9303
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Doug Alexander is widely regarded as one of the premier advocates specializing in practice before the Supreme Court of Texas.  Since 2007, Texas Super Lawyers has consistently listed him as one of the Top 100 lawyers in Texas, and during the past five years it has listed him as one of the Top 10.  Doug has represented a wide variety of clients before the Supreme Court of Texas, including multinational corporations, governmental entities, insurance carriers, institutions of higher education, and health care providers.

Doug is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. 

About Douglas Alexander

Admitted: 1984, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.adjtlaw.com/douglas.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyers "Top 10 Lawyers in Texas"; Fellow, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers; Listed in: Best Lawyers in America; Chambers USA: Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business; Lawdragon's 3000 Leading Lawyers in America.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society (2013-2014); Chair, Appellate Section, State Bar of Texas (2007-2008); Adjunct Professor, University of Texas School of Law, Appellate Advocacy (2000-2002); Member, Texas Board of Legal Specialization Civil Appellate Examination Commission (1996-2000); Law Clerk, Hon. John R. Brown, Former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1980-1981).

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Preparing the Respondent’s Brief on the Merits, State Bar of Texas 2019 Texas Supreme Court: History & Current Practice; Winning at Pretrial: Effective Use of Appellate Counsel Before Trial, University of Texas School of Law 42nd Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference; Using Conservative Principles to Advocate in the Modern Era, State Bar of Texas 2017 PracticeBefore the Texas Supreme Court; Mandamus: The Practitioner’s Guide, State Bar of Texas 2016 Civil Appellate Practice 101; Rehearing Strategy in the Court of Appeals: Paving the Way for Supreme Court Review, University of Texas School of Law 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals; Petition for Review Practice Before the Supreme Court of Texas, State Bar of Texas 2016 Conference on Handling your First (or Next) Civil Appeal; Petition for Review Process, State Bar of Texas 2013 Civil Appellate Practice 101; Harnessing Technology as an Advocacy Tool: Developing Best Practices, University of TexasSchool of Law 2013 Conference on State and Federal Appeals; Trenchant Questions About Texas Supreme Court Jurisdiction, State Bar of Texas 2011 Practice Before the Texas Supreme Court; Post-Trial Preservation of Error: The Practitioner’s Guide, State Bar of Texas 2011 Advanced Civil Trial Course; Petition Practice Before the Supreme Court of Texas, University of Texas School of Law 2008 Conference on State and Federal Appeals; Strategies for Responding to a Petition for Review, State Bar of Texas 2007 Practice Before the Texas Supreme Court; Crafting an Effective Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of Texas, State Bar of Texas 2006 Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course; Supreme Court of Texas Internal Operating Procedures, University of Texas School of Law 2006 Conference on State and Federal Appeals; Mandamus: The Practitioner's Guide, State Bar of Texas 2005 Advanced Civil Trial Course; Drafting a Brief on the Merits in the Supreme Court of Texas, State Bar of Texas 2004 Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course; Threshold Forum Issues in Suits of Foreign Origin, State Bar of Texas 2005 Advanced Civil Trial Course; Drafting a Respondent's Brief on the Merits, State Bar of Texas 2007 Practice Before the Texas Supreme Court; Briefing to the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court: Aren't All Appellate Courts the Same?, State Bar of Texas 2002 Advanced Civil Trial Course; Prejudgment Appellate Remedies: Mandamus and Interlocutory Appeal, State Bar of Texas 1999 Advanced Civil Trial Course; Persuading the Texas Supreme Court: Preparing the Petition and the Brief and What to Expect at Oral Argument, South Texas College of Law 1997 Civil Appellate Law Course for Trial Lawyers; Avoiding the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Jurisdictional TRAP, University of Texas School of Law 1997 Conference on State and Federal Appeals; Post-Verdict Strategies: How to hang on to the substantial verdict, how to get it set aside, University of Houston Law Center 1996 Litigation and Trial Tactics; Briefing to the Texas Courts of Appeals and the Texas Supreme Court--Avoiding Common Mistakes, University of Texas School of Law 1994 Conference on State and Federal Appeals; Ten Steps to the Courthouse Door: Preparing for Oral Argument, University of Texas School of Law 1993 Conference on State and Federal Appeals.    

Educational Background:

  • Pomona College, 1975

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Office Location for Douglas W. Alexander

515 Congress Avenue
Suite 2350
Austin, TX 78701

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Last Updated: 6/11/2019

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