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Donald O. Pratt

  • Pratt & Yungblut
  • P.O. Box 122199
  • Arlington, Texas 76102
  • Email: Don@pratt-yungblut.com
  • Phone: (817) 633-2200
  • Cell: (817) 366-1231
  • Company Phone: (817) 633-2200
  • Fax: (817) 633-6188

Education

  • Undergraduate: BBA Baylor University, 1967
  • Law School: Baylor University, 1969

Career History

  • Solo practice as an ADR provider
  • Pratt & Youngblood, P. C., Arlington TX (1988 – 2012)
  • Canterbury, Stuber, Pratt, Elder & Gooch, P.C.
  • Gandy, Michner, Swindle, Whitaker & Pratt, P.C.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Texas and American Bar Association
  • Member, ABA Section of Litigation
  • Member, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
  • American Arbitration Association, Large Complex Cases Arbitrator
  • Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Charter Member of theTexas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Former Trial Attorney, U.S. Army, Chief Trial Attorney’s Office, Washington, D.C.

ABA Committee on Dispute Resolution, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • Construction Contractors Legal Handbook
  • “Contracting With Uncle Sam”
  • Has also published numerous articles regarding construction and government contract law
  • Chapter 25 “Exceptions to No Damage For Delay Clauses” Construction Law Handbook, Aspen Publications

Speeches, Panel Discussions, and Seminars:

  • Speaker, Numerous Seminars for Minority Contractors Sponsored by the Small Business Administration,Contracting With Uncle Sam,(1980 – 1985)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Litigation Proof Problems, (1989)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Contract Claims Preparation, (1990)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section Annual Meeting, Defective Specifications, (1990)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Alternate Dispute Resolution, (1991)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Complex Claims Management, (1992)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Case Study of a Dispute Between a General Contractor and a Major Subcontractor, (1993)
  • Speaker, Lorman Business Center Seminar, Construction Contracting for Public Entities, (Aug 1997)
  • Speaker, Travis County Bar Association, Construction Law Section, Exceptions to No Damage For Delay Clauses, (Oct. 1998)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Delay Damages – Can I Get Them? If So, What Can I Get and How Do I Prove Them? (1999)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section Annual Meeting, I Don’t Care What the Contract Says, I Deserve Money For Delay…..Just Ask My Expert!, (1999)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Delay Damages, (2000)
  • Speaker, Primavera User Conference, Shoot Out at the OK Corral: The Examination and Cross-Examination of a Scheduling Expert, (Dec. 2000)
  • Speaker, Texas Independent Electrical Contractors Conference, Legislative Update and ADR – What Is It and How Does It Work?, (July, 2001)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Mediation of Construction Cases – What Works and What Doesn’t, (February, 2002)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section Annual Meeting, Mediation of Construction Cases – What Works and What Doesn’t,(June, 2002)
  • Speaker, Dallas Bar Association Construction Law Section, Mediating the Construction Case, (Aug 2002)
  • Speaker, Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association Neutral’s Retreat, Legal Gobbly-Gook in Arbitration Proceedings, (2003. 2005. 2010)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (5th & Federal Circuit)
  • U.S. District Court (N.D. and W.D. Texas)
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Community Activities

Member of the First United Methodist Church of Grapevine, Texas



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