David E. Cherry

510 N Valley Mills Dr., Ste 600
Waco, TX 76710-6078
254-776-3336 (telephone)
254-776-6823 (facsimile)

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Practice Areas

—Of Counsel

David has been a practicing lawyer since 1969, is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and is of counsel to the firm. David is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has tried numerous cases to judgment.  David is admitted to practice in the State of Texas; the Supreme Court of the United States; the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, J.D. 1968
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, B.B.A. 1967


  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Professional & Community Activities

  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
    • Treasurer (1974 -1975)
    • Director (1979-1981)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court (Master of the Bench)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • National Board of Directors (2005 – present)
    • TEX-ABOTA, Secretary-Treasurer (2002)
    • TEX-ABOTA, President-Elect (2003)
    • TEX-ABOTA, President (2004)
    • TEX-ABOTA, Board of Directors (2001 – present)
    • ABOTA National Membership Committee , Co-Chair (2006 – present)
    • ABOTA Foundation, Senior Life Fellow, Legacy Level
    • Waco Chapter, President (2002)
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association, President (1974-1975)

David has served on numerous boards and in volunteer activities for his church, charitable organizations and professional associations on the local, state, and national level.

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