Over Forty Years of Dedicated Experience

If you are a licensed professional being sued for medical, dental or legal malpractice in Greater Houston or anywhere else in Texas, Don Karotkin can help you. Don is a professional defending professionals skillfully, aggressively and successfully.

Don Karotkin represents physicians, dentists, lawyers and other professionals in malpractice lawsuits and professional ethics complaints and investigations. He understands that allegations of malpractice and unethical conduct threaten your livelihood and reputation.

Don’s services place special focus on resolving matters efficiently and economically. He is an aggressive trial lawyer and negotiator who will protect your rights.

Contact Don Karotkin, Attorney at Law if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Hospital Malpractice Defense
  • Ethics Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage and more

Call today at 713-963-0533 to arrange your initial consultation.

Attorney Don Karotkin

Certified Legal Specialties:

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1979

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1992
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1994


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1973
  • University of Texas at Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1970

Honors and Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomate
  • American Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Sections
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas, District 4-C Grievance Committee, Chairman, 1987 to 1990
  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1973
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, Inc., Board of Directors, 1992 to 1995
  • Gulf Coast Legal Foundation, Board of Directors, 1993 to 1994
  • State Bar of Texas Committee on Legal Services to the Poor in Civil Matters, Member, 1997 to 1998
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Board of Directors, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, 1992 to 1995
  • Board of Directors, Gulf Coast Legal Foundation, 1993 to 1994

David Poindexter, M.D.

I have had the opportunity to work with Don and he is Outstanding in his field. When I had another reason for legal assistance I was totally at ease working with Don. Absolutely great.

Ryan Beason, Attorney at Law

Don is a lawyer’s lawyer. His professionalism and honor as an attorney are beyond reproach! He is more than fair in his billing practices.

Lance Jue, D.D.S.

Great guy to work with and has a wealth of experience.

Brigitte M

Don Karotkin is the lawyer that you hope will represent you. He is a stickler for detail and ensures that all the facts are fairly presented. He is always calm and professional, and as his client I was comforted and had a sense that he was in command and control of the situation.

Ashley Miller, R.N, F.N.P.

Don exhibits both toughness and compassion while being extremely knowledgeable. Very responsive and efficient.

Jeffrey Lee, M.D.

I have known and worked with Don for 20 years….both as a client and expert. He is one of BEST…… JYLCMD

Todd Webb, Attorney at Law

Professional. Meticulous. Experienced. Don can get the job done.

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