About Us

At the Thornton Law Firm, we pride ourselves in providing our clients with the top-notch legal representation they need to face personal injury or family law matters, regardless of how minor or complex. With more than 40 years of experience, we have successfully represented countless individuals and we are confident in our abilities to do the same for you.

Attorney David L. Thornton

Attorney David L. Thornton is a legal specialist in the areas of civil trial law, family law, and personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a Civil Trial Law Specialist certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. What does this all mean for you? It means that when you turn to us for help, you are turning to a law firm that is truly unlike any other in terms of legal prowess and insight.

He has also been honored with the following professional distinctions:

  • •Super Lawyers®
  • •AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • •Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • •The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers


  • •University of Houston Law School, JD 1976
  • •Evangel University, BA 1973

David Thornton has been practicing law in Texas since 1976 and is licensed to practice before all State and Federal Courts in Texas as well as the United States Supreme Court.

Attorney D. Michael Henderson, Jr.

Attorney D. Michael Henderson, Jr. is a practicing lawyer at the Thornton Law Firm where he contributes to the continual support and representation of injury victims all over Texas.


  • •South Texas College of Law, JD 1994
  • •University of Houston, BA 1991

In addition to the professional accomplishments he has achieved during his legal career, Attorney D. Michael Henderson, Jr. is also a 10-year committee captain at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, as well as Council Commissioner for Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Discuss your case with our lawyers today.

We would be happy to review your case during a consultation. As with any legal matter, the sooner you seek legal representation, the higher the chances that you can obtain a successful outcome.

For more information on how we can help you resolve your legal matter as quickly and effectively as possible, please do not hesitate to contact the Thornton Law Firm.