Practice Areas

At the law firm of Hynds & Gordon, P.C. in Sherman, Texas, we use our extensive legal knowledge and experience to provide skilled representation to clients in matters involving:



J. Don Gordon has spent the last forty years as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer helping his clients resolve civil disputes through litigation and alternate dispute resolution.  In 2020, Mr. Gordon was certified as a Mediator, trained in helping people achieve their own resolutions without spending weeks, months or years at the courthouse.

We offer mediations conducted via video conference or in person.  Mediations are scheduled for full day, multi-day or half day sessions.   For additional information or to schedule a mediation, contact Lanette Cummings or call 903.892.1807

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Our litigation practice is broad and encompasses:

Business litigation — We provide comprehensive representation to small- and mid-sized businesses in any issue the business may encounter. This includes:


  • Contract disputes
  • Fraud
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Marketing issues
  • Intellectual property matters
  • Insurance disputes

Real estate litigation — Our real estate litigation practice covers a broad spectrum of issues including:

  • Title and boundary disputes
  • Eminent domain
  • Construction
  • Financing
  • Liens
  • Oil and gas issues
  • Probate issues

Personal injury litigation — We represent plaintiffs in personal injury claims involving:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
    • Auto accidents
    • Motorcycle accidents
    • Truck accidents
  • Dangerous and defective products
  • Wrongful death
  • Construction injuries

Bankruptcy litigation — The complex nature of bankruptcy litigation requires an attorney with extensive legal knowledge and an in-depth understanding of bankruptcy law. At Hynds & Gordon, P.C., we pair that knowledge with years of experience representing clients in all aspects of bankruptcy litigation.

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Business organizations

Selecting the type of organization that best suits your needs is a crucial step when starting a business. We use our extensive experience and insight to ensure that you start off on the road to success through the formation of a:

  • Partnership
  • Limited Partnership
  • Limited Liability Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Corporation
  • Professional Corporation
  • Professional Association
  • Sole proprietorship

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Real estate

In our real estate practice, we represent commercial and residential clients in a range of issues. Our clients typically include small businesses, couples buying their first home or a retirement property, and banks that we represent in commercial property loans. For our residential real estate clients, we handle a range of transactions which includes everything from title examination to document preparation to closings. We also represent homeowners associations and condominium boards in disputes.

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Wills, powers of attorney and probate

Planning for the future is of vital importance regardless of the size of your estate. It is even more crucial if you have children or dependants you wish to provide for after your death. At Hynds & Gordon, P.C., our attorneys can help you determine the best way to protect everything you have worked for throughout your life. Our services include:

Wills — A clear, legally sound will can ensure that your wishes are followed and loved ones and legacy protected.

Powers of attorney — Assigning medical and financial powers of attorney to a trusted individual or individuals is an excellent way to protect yourself, your family and your business if you are unable to speak or care for yourself.

Probate — Losing a loved one is a painful experience. The last thing you may want to deal with is probating their will. We handle all aspects of non-tax-related probates, so you can focus on the grieving process.

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Contact Hynds & Gordon, P.C. today

For experienced representation in civil or business litigation, real estate, or estate planning and probate, call our office at 903.892.1807 or contact us online.