Donald Kidd

Donald Kidd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Perdue & Kidd
 | 777 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 450
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-520-2500
Fax: 713-520-2525
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Donald H. Kidd is a founding partner of Perdue & Kidd, a boutique trial law firm in Houston, Texas. Don is board certified in Personal Injury Trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization; a member of the exclusive American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA"); rated "AV" Preemminent by Martindale-Hubble, the highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards; a member of Litigation Counsel of America ("LCA") a prestigious trial lawyer honorary society; named a "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine every year since 2004; named "Best Lawyers for the People" by H Texas Magazine 2006 - 2019; and, a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. 

Don graduated the University of Texas (BBA 1984) and South Texas College of Law (JD 1991, summa cum laude) where he was an associate editor of the South Texas Law Review. He began his legal career at Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in Houston, Texas representing defendant corporations in products liability and general negligence cases. In 1996, Mr. Kidd decided to focus his law practice on representing those who were harmed by the wrongful conduct of others. 

Don represents clients who have been seriously injured and the families of those who have been killed by the negligence of others. The cases involve a wide array of events including, auto defects, refinery accidents, trucking accidents, warehouse accidents, material handling, trench collapses, and other injury causing events. Mr. Kidd also represents victims who have been abused by priests and other clergy. 

Don is a member of: American Association of Justice; Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Past Vice President Communications, Director, and Sustaining Member), Houston Trial Lawyers Association (President 2008-2009); Houston Bar Association; Houston Bar Foundation (Life Fellow); Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow); the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism; and, the College of the State Bar of Texas. He is a former State Bar Grievance Committee panel chair and served six years on the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Personal Injury Trial Exam Committee.

Certificates and Credentials

About Donald Kidd

Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.perdueandkidd.com/Attorneys/Donald-H-Kidd.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Prestigious honor from a local publication., Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Personal Injury Trial Advisory Committee, 2007
  • State Bar Grievance Committee - Panel Chair 1997-1999, 1996
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association - President, 2008
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Treasurer and TexABOTA Houston Chapter National Board Representative

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Person Injury Trial Exam Committee 2009-2015, 2009

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $22 million verdict on an 18 wheeler crash case in DeWitt County, Texas., 2019
  • $9.1 million verdict for the family of a worker killed in a workplace accident at a gas processing plant.  164th District Court, Harris County, Texas., 2009
  • $1.9 million verdict in United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in favor of a shooting victim in a hunting accident., 2014
  • $1.2 million arbitration award in workplace injury case., 2017
  • Confidential settlement in multi-fatality car crash., 2018

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, 1984
  • South Texas College of Law - Houston (Summa Cum Laude), 1991

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Donald Kidd

777 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 450
Houston, TX 77056

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Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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