For over 20 years, David Paschall has practiced law in the area of municipal law and business litigation in state and federal courts. His clients include municipalities, businesses of all sizes and individuals. David's experience in local government provides him with unique insight and skills in his municipal law practice.

David was elected for five consecutive terms to serve his local community as a City Council Member for the City of Mesquite, Texas, including two years as Mayor Pro Tem. During his time on the City Council, David gained a wealth of experience in state and local government matters, including land use, finance, economic development and legislative issues. David continues serving his community as Chairman of the Civil Service Commission and Personnel/Trial Board

AV® Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory (signifying the highest level of professional excellence given by peers).

Primary Areas of Practice

Business Litigation
Insurance Defense
Municipal Law
Fair Housing Law
Probate Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Trade Secrets & Non-Compete Agreements

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1990
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Law Review: The International Lawyer, Articles Editor
Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1987
B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Accounting and Political Science
Magna Cum Laude
1985 Harry S. Truman Scholar
Carl Goodson Honors Program
Blue Key National Honors Program
Alpha Chi Honor Society
Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges

Professional Associations and Community Involvement

Texas Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
North Texas Municipal Water District, Board Member, 2017 to Present
Mesquite Civil Service Commission and Personnel / Trial Board, Chairman, 2014 - 2017
City Council Member, Mesquite, Texas 1998 - 2008
Planning and Zoning Commission Member, Mesquite, Texas, 1987 - 1998
Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone Board Chairman, Mesquite, Texas 1998 - 2008
Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Member, former Director