Dan Christensen has a personal injury practice in Austin, Texas. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, as well as Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is an Associate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a Graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer College. Mr. Christensen possesses the highest rating (AV) from the legal consulting firm Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Texas Monthly as a “SuperLawyer.” He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and as National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Before beginning the practice of law, Dan graduated from the University of Iowa earning his B.B.A. with distinction and honors in Finance. He then acquired his J.D., with distinction, also from the University of Iowa. During his final year, Dan was Editor-in-Chief of the JOURNAL OF CORPORATION LAW.
Upon graduation, Dan served as a prosecutor and defense counsel in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG). He then joined a large personal injury trial firm and served as its Chief of Litigation for 15 years. In 2013, Dan opened his own practice representing injury victims all over the Texas. Dan has tried cases involving negligent security, commercial trucking collisions, product defects, highway design, medical malpractice, FTCA, premises liability, and car wrecks. Dan has also contributed substantial time to writing articles for local and national publications, speaking to groups on various legal topics, and serving as an Adjunct Professor at The University of Texas School of Law.