Donald Shelton is a managing shareholder of Bush Rudnicki Shelton, P.C.  He has a statewide practice out of the Dallas-Fort Worth office of the firm. 

Mr. Shelton concentrates his practice in the trial and arbitration of commercial and residential construction law disputes, first and third-party insurance defense, real estate transactions, mechanic's lien and bond claims, commercial and residential landlord/tenant litigation, homeowner association disputes and planning, and title insurance defense.  Mr. Shelton also devotes a significant amount of his practice to transaction events associated with his clients such as construction contracts, leases, liens, purchase/sales contracts, independent contractor agreements, subcontracts, bonds, deeds, deed restrictions, and first and third-party warranty review.

Mr. Shelton primarily represents commercial and residential contractors, developers, insurance carriers, third-party warranty companies, volume and custom homebuilders, remodelers, subcontractors, engineers and architects.

Mr. Shelton is often a speaker and writer for seminars and publications for insurance carriers and builder associations, including insurance topics, risk management, construction industry issues, contracts, lien law and warranties.

Currently, Mr. Shelton sits on several committees for the Texas Association of Builders, including Contracts Committee, Change Review Group-Express Limited Home Warranty, Legal Affairs Committee, Codes & Standards Committee, and Attorney Counsel.  Mr. Shelton serves as general counsel for the Fort Worth Builder’s Association. 



Texas Supreme Court, 1998; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit



Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas, J.D., 1998

Notes & Comments Editor, Texas Wesleyan Law Review

University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, B.A., with honors, 1995

Recent Awards:

Seminars and Presentations include:








Other prior activities include:

Organizations:  Mr. Shelton is or has been involved with the State Bar of Texas, Greater Fort Worth Builders Association, Texas Association of Builders, Tarrant County Bar Association, Arlington Bar Association, Hurst United Soccer Association, Northeast Youth Basketball Association, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Fort Worth Airpower Council, Young Men's Christian Association, Texas School of Football.