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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Donald H. Kidd is a founding partner of Perdue & Kidd in Houston, Texas. Mr. Kidd is board certified in Personal Injury Trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a member of the exclusive American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA"). He is rated "AV" Preemminent by Martindale-Hubble, the highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Texas Monthly Magazine has named Mr. Kidd a "Super Lawyer" in the area of tort and personal injury litigation every year since 2004. H Texas Magazine has named Mr. Kidd one of Houston's "Best Lawyers for the People" in 2006 - 2016. Mr. Kidd is also honored as a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. 

Mr. Kidd attended 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. 

Mr. Kidd 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. 

Mr. Kidd is a member of American Association of Justice, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Past Vice President Communications, Director, and Sustaining Member), Houston Trial Lawyers Association (Past President), Houston Bar Association, Houston Bar Foundation (Life Fellow), Texas Bar Foundation (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.

About Donald Kidd

Admitted: 1992, Texas

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

Honors/Awards:

  • Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine, 2007
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine, 2006
  • Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine, 2008
  • Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine, 2006
  • Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine, 2009

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 - 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:

  • $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

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: 4/4/2019

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