David L. Earl
President/ Attorney at Law
David Earl is the Founder and President of Earl & Associates, a law firm based in San Antonio. His areas of practice and legal experience include mediation, economic development, platting, land use, vested rights, municipal law, utility law, water and environmental law, and governmental relations.
David served as an attorney for the City of San Antonio from 1989 -1993, Environmental Counsel for the San Antonio Water System from 1993-1996, and has served as the City Attorney for multiple other municipalities in Texas throughout his career. David has also owned a Fee Title Office for, and served as a Vice President with, First American Title Company. David is also a land developer, and as a developer and attorney has worked on the development of more than 25,000 acres of property in Texas, creating over $3 Billion Dollars of future Tax Base for local communities.
David earned his undergraduate degree and a law degree from St. Mary’s University. David also serves on the San Antonio Regional Board for IDEA Public Schools.
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 with 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. 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 one 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.