During law school, Lance Christopher Kassab served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review and had the distinction of interning for the Texas Supreme Court and the First Court of Appeals. After graduating from law school with honors, Mr. Kassab served as briefing lawyer for the First Court of Appeals. The First Court of Appeals has jurisdiction to review cases from the state district courts from 14 counties in and around Harris County.
At the Court of Appeals, Mr. Kassab reviewed appeals and prepared draft and final opinions with the justices assigned to the cases. These cases encompass every aspect of Texas law including legal malpractice. Mr. Kassab had the opportunity to review trial court error, as well as errors made by lawyers handling cases at the trial court level.
Subsequently, Mr. Kassab left the Court of Appeals to enter private practice in Houston, Texas, to become a plaintiffs' legal malpractice attorney. He is a member of the:
Mr. Kassab has spoken at a number of legal seminars and writes articles involving various aspects of legal malpractice and legal ethics. Though not every case is a multi-million dollar legal malpractice case, Mr. Kassab has handled many multi-million dollar cases and maintains a consistent record of success.
David Eric Kassab, an associate with The Kassab Law Firm, was born in Houston and raised in the Northwest. After high school, David enlisted in the military with the Army National Guard. Prior to his junior year of college David was deployed overseas in Operation Iraqi Freedom. While deployed in Iraq, David completed eighteen college credits and was able to sustain a 4.0 grade point average during this period, ultimately earning him academic honors for his personal scholarly endeavor as well as an Army Achievement Medal for his logistical support in the war.
After returning state-side and completing college, David returned to Texas and enrolled at South Texas College of Law, a private law school in Houston. While attending South Texas, David clerked full-time at The Kassab Law Firm, gaining extensive experience in civil litigation, while focusing almost exclusively in legal malpractice and ethics. During his third year of law school, David obtained his Temporary Trial Card and argued several motions and hearings in court while under the supervision of an attorney. After graduating law school and passing the Texas Bar Exam, David took a position as an Associate at The Kassab Law Firm. Here, David continues to combine his military experience with his formal legal and business training, allowing him to work efficiently and effectively while under pressure, all in an effort to better serve our clients.
Both while clerking and since his licensure, David has assisted in the resolution of several high-dollar legal malpractice cases, and has successfully litigated cases to their resolution against some of Texas’ largest and most prestigious law firms.
David belongs to several professional organizations and is a member of the Texas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, and Houston Young Lawyers Association. David is liscenced to practice in all Texas courts.
If you believe that you have a viable legal malpractice claim against your attorney contact The Kassab Law Firm by completing our Legal Malpractice Contact Form or speak directly to one of the members of our staff at 713-522-7400.