David L. Earl
President/ Attorney at Law
David L. Earl was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. In 1998, Mr. Earl founded the Law Firm of Earl & Associates, P.C. As President of the firm, Mr. Earl provides legal representation to clients on a number of matters including platting, land use, vested rights, open meetings and open records, franchise issues, municipal contracts, drainage and utility easement issues, federal and state entitlement and grants, ordnance and resolution crafting, as well as other related matters. Mr. Earl served as a City Attorney for San Antonio from 1989 through 1993, and has also served as City Attorney for many other municipalities in Texas throughout his career. He has represented the San Antonio Water System as Environmental Counsel as well as the Real Estate Council, the GSABA, and many other private clients in municipal and developmental law. Mr. Earl has been the author of many ordinances and resolutions throughout Texas including key land use and development regulations. Mr. Earl is also a certified Mediator and trained in alternate dispute resolution, assisting in the negotiation and drafting of progressive environmental and natural resource regulations.
Attorney at Law
As an undergraduate Mrs. Earl interned at the Texas Association of Realtors and worked in the public relations and marketing department. In addition, Mrs. Earl worked with her father, a real estate agent in San Antonio, for over five years, assisting him with listing appointments, completion of Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) forms, and attending numerous real estate seminars and events. At the University of Texas, she was actively involved in the First-Year Interest Group mentor program for over two years, teaching a weekly seminar class to freshmen students in the communications department to ease their transition to university life. She was a member of the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and recipient of the Sue Brandt McBee Scholarship for Excellence in the Public Relations Department. At Baylor University, Mrs. Earl served as President of Baylor's Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society and is a member of the Order of the Barristers. She clerked for the Honorable Judge David Berchelmann of the Bexar County 37th District Court and Honorable Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Manske of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, Waco Division.
Jeffrey L. Earl is currently a third year law student at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. Jeffrey has been interning and working for the firm and other affiliated companies under David Earl since his High School years. He was a legal intern for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in 2019 working under the General Counsel Division. A proud graduate from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Economics, Jeffrey brings a fresh perspective to the firm and finds new ways to meet our clients' needs. He has been involved and assisted in the financial modeling for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones and Public Improvement Districts. Jeffrey is also involved in assisting in the land development and municipal law aspects of the firm while continuing to pursue his legal education.
Jeffrey L. Earl
Law Clerk/Project Manager
Johnathan L. Earl is currently a second year law student at St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. Johnathan has been working for the firm and other affiliated companies under David Earl since 2018. His other legal work includes an externship at the Texas State University Attorney for Students Office, and interning for the Aransas County District Attorney’s Office. Johnathan is a proud graduate from Texas State University with a B.B.A. in Business Management, currently works as a staff writer for Volume 52 of the St. Mary’s Law Journal, is secretary of the Water and Environmental Law Society, and serves as a mentor for two first year law students in the St. Mary’s 1L Edification Program. Johnathan is currently working on a Comment with a topic on the invalidity of temporary zoning after unilateral annexations by municipalities. Johnathan contributes to the firm by drafting documents and performing legal research for relevant case law and statutes. Johnathan’s primary focus and anticipated practice areas include land use and municipal law.