Originally from Virginia, Donald grew up in Elaine, Arkansas. After graduating from high school in Helena, Arkansas, Donald attended college at the University of Alabama where he majored in accounting and then Delta State University, whereby he obtained a degree in Business Management. As part of his extensive legal background, Donald is licensed to practice law in six states, Washington, D.C., multiple federal courts and is a member of both the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court Bar.

Throughout his legal career, Donald has practiced in the areas of complex business transactions, probate, complex business litigation, real estate, civil litigation and contract law. A significant part of Donald’s practice is dedicated to serving as contract corporate counsel for more than fifty different companies, including Fortune 500 companies, regional wholesalers, constructions companies, multi-unit retailers, quasi-governmental entities and large agricultural operations.

Though Donald practices throughout the southeastern United States often traveling where his clients need him, he lives in Helena, Arkansas with his wife and two bulldogs. Both Donald and his wife are Crimson Tide football fans and enjoy attending games in Tuscaloosa and spending time at the beach in Gulf Shores. In addition to practicing law, Donald is an avid car collector and certified SCUBA diver.

 

Education:

J.D.; 2006
Bowen School of Law
Little Rock, AR

B.A.; 2002
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS

B.A., 1997
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Bar Admissions:

Arkansas; 2006
North Carolina; 2011
Washington, D.C.; 2012
Virginia; 2013
Mississippi; 2014
Alabama; 2015
Tennessee; 2016

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit; 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; 2014
U.S. District Court for Arkansas; 2006
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Arkansas; 2006
U.S. District Court for Northern Mississippi; 2014
U.S. District Court for Southern Mississippi; 2014
U.S. District Court for Northern District of Alabama; 2015
U.S. District Court for Southern District of Alabama; 2015
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia; 2008
U.S. District Court for Nebraska; 2009
U.S. Supreme Court; 2010
U.S. Tax Court; 2006