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Donald (Don) Childs

Donald (Don) Childs, Partner

Don Childs, Senior Attorney, has been with Sheets & Crossfield for 22 years and has over 27 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
  • Acquisition of right-of-way and related property interests for public works projects
  • Governmental regulations enforcement
  • Real estate and general business transactions

Don has supervised acquisition and condemnation proceedings of 1000+ parcels for various governmental and corporate clients.  Recent successful right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation projects in the Central Texas area include:

  • Williamson County Road Bond Program (2000-present)
  • Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority Raw Water Pipeline
  • SH 29 Liberty Hill Bypass
  • East Wilco Highway (SE Loop)
  • 183A (CTRMA)
  • Ronald Reagan Blvd.
  • US Hwy 79 (Round Rock + Williamson County)
  • Chandler Road/University Blvd.
  • SH195
  • US 290E Toll (CTRMA)
  • Gattis School Road (Round Rock)
  • SH 45
  • Red Bud Lane (Round Rock)
  • Kenney Fort Boulevard (Round Rock)
  • RM 620 (TX Dot)
  • Bee Cave Road (West Lake Hills)
  • Brushy Creek Regional Trail + Heritage Trail
  • FM110/1626 (Hays County)
  • FM 621 (Hays County)
  • FM 2001 (Hays County)
  • Driftwood Conservation District (Driftwood Country Club)
  • Butler Farm Wastewater Extensions (Liberty Hill)

Don Childs


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Magna Cum Laude, Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
  • Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
  • Assistant County Attorney, Eminent Domain/Enforcement Division, Travis County
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Texas City Attorneys Association
  • Merit Certification in Municipal Law, Texas City Attorneys Association (2008)

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