“Helping clients solve problems is my primary focus, and what drives my passion in the practice of law.”

Donald B. Hightower

South Texas College of Law - J.D., 2007

Southern Methodist University - M.B.A., 1993; M.A., 1993; B.F.A., 1991

Don Hightower assists clients in the areas of probate litigation, estate and probate administration, and guardianship, as well as in general civil litigation.

Don’s practice includes representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the State of Texas in matters relating to probate and trust administration, accounting and administration issues, as well as prosecution and defense of fiduciary claims.

Before attending law school, Don spent eleven years managing professional arts organizations in Ohio and Texas. During this time, Don acquired valuable experience working with numerous collective bargaining groups affiliated with the performing arts.  In 2000, Don managed all logistics related to leading a major American orchestra on a ten-day European tour. Don benefits his clients by bringing his diverse background and practical experience to solve problems across a number of different practice areas, while working productively with a multitude of different, and sometimes difficult, personalities. 

Don was identified as a 2017 and 2018 Texas Rising Star in the Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication.  

Outside the office, Don is married and has two children. He is a volunteer coach for the Klein Soccer Club, and the cubmaster of Cub Scout Pack 1325. In his spare time, Don enjoys baseball, soccer, and wine.

Practice Areas

United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
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