Joseph McKnight Davis

Joe M. Davis


Joe M. Davis, Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 1989, is a Member of the firm’s Litigation Group focusing on real estate and water related disputes. Joe has extensive courtroom experience, having managed thousands of cases, hundreds of hearings, bench trials and over 60 jury trials, exposing Joe to a wide variety of legal matters. Joe has recovered well over 25 million dollars in client results. Joe was part of a team winning one of the top ten largest verdicts in Texas in all of 2014. Joe is a seasoned litigator and counsellor who is focused on best outcomes for his client, not for the lawyers. Joe enjoys an “AV Preeminent™” rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; a nationally recognized legal peer review based rating service. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the “AV Preeminent™” rating “is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.


B.A., Angelo State University, 1981
Magna Cum Laude

J.D., Texas Tech University, 1984
Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1989


Admitted to United States District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, State Bar of Texas District – Grievance Committee
Fellow, State Bar of Texas
Assistant District Attorney, 216th Judicial District
Court appointed mediator since 1992 by presiding Judges from the 38th, 198th, 216th, 298th, & 365th District Courts
Member, Texas Association of Mediators
Past President, Kendall and Uvalde Bar Association
Chair, Kendall County Access to Justice Committee
Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation
AV rated, client-reviewed, Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Thompson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers 2016-2019
Author and lecturer


Serves on various community organizations, national civic organizations, and local church boards
Parlimentarian for Clan Macnachtan Association Worldwide
Member and President, Boerne Independent School District Board of Trustees
Past Chair, District Salary and Benefits Committee
Voting Delegate, Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Annual Conference Assembly
Past Chair, Boerne ISD Drug and Alcohol Policy
Former Coach, Boerne High School Debate and Mock Trial Teams
Co-Author, “Partition in Texas”, “Rethinking Partition”, and “Non Adjudicated Roads in Rural Settings”


Joe lives in Boerne. His passions include his family, Texas History and the Youth of his community.