Donald (Don) Childs, Senior Attorney

Don Childs

Senior Attorney

Don Childs, Senior Attorney, has been with Sheets & Crossfield for 17 years and has over 23 years’ experience practicing law.  He has developed his expertise in the coordination of appraisal, land planning, engineering and title consultants in the acquisition of land and rights-of-way for entities with the power of condemnation.

Don’s practice includes:

  • Litigation with primary experience in eminent domain
  • Governmental regulations enforcement
  • Real estate and general business transactions
  • Acquisition of right-of-way and related property interests for public works projects

Don has supervised acquisition and condemnation proceedings of 750+ parcels for various governmental and corporate clients.  Recent successful right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation projects in the Central Texas area include:

  • 183A (CTRMA)
  • Ronald Reagan Blvd.
  • US Hwy 79
  • Chandler Road/University Blvd.
  • SH195
  • US 290E Toll
  • CR110/101 (Williamson)
  • Gattis School Road (Round Rock)
  • SH 45
  • US 183
  • RM 620
  • RM 2338
  • Bee Cave Road (West Lake Hills)
  • Brushy Creek Trail
  • FM110/1626 (Hays)


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Magna Cum Laude, Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
  • Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas

Additional Professional Experience

  • Assistant County Attorney, Eminent Domain/Enforcement Division, Travis County


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Texas City Attorneys Association

Awards and Honors

  • Merit Certification in Municipal Law, Texas City Attorneys Association (2008)

Don’s assistant is Lisa Dworaczyk,

309 E. Main Street
Round Rock, TX 78664

Phone: (512) 255-8877