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Donald Worley

Biography

Donald Worley is an American motion picture producer, actor, stand up comic, and lawyer living in Texas. He is married and has two children

Early Life

Don was born and raised in a small town near the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. His father was a school superentendent and his mother was a homemaker. After graduating from high school, Don briefly attended the University of Texas at Austin. After his freshman year, Don transfered to Howard Payne University where he graduated with a degree in theatre. While at Howard Payne, Don also studied film making under the legendary Texas filmmaker and Artist in Residence, Mark Baird. (who also wrote this biography)

After earning his batchlor's degree, Don also earned an MBA from the University of Houston and a JD from the University of Houston Law School. Don also earned certification as a commercial realator.

Early Career

While still in college, Don completed two short films. After graduation, Don continued to pursue filmmaking, creating videos on topics that interested him, primarily stand up comedy and religion. Don created a widely viewed web series, "Prayer Hour" featuring "Pastor Shepherd", a charictor he developed during his years as a stand up comic. Don went on to create and star in a tv pilot and feature film playing Pastor Shepherd.

Legal Career

After graduating from law school, Don opened a small legal practice in Houston, Texas. That small firm with two employes has grown to a National practice with offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas, and a docket of over 25,000 cases at any given time. Don's dedication to helping the underdog take on large corporations has earned him an excelent reputation among his peers. Don has been named among the top 10 attorneys in client satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, and both Newsweek and Time magizenes have listed him as a nationwide leading attorney.

Don is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum with multiple settlements and verdicts in excess of one million dollars, and he was even awarded a judgement in excess of 100 million dollars in one case. Don continues to advocate for individuals injured by major pharmisudical companies as well as those injured in accidents.

Don the Filmmaker

Don started Second Chance Pictures in 2009. His first production was the short film "Behave". Afer Behave, Don begain production on his first feature film "Pastor Shepherd". He also worlked alongside an LA production company to produce and pitch "Prayer Hour" as a comedic tv series. Through Second Chance Pictures, Don has aquired several other scripts which are currently in various stages of development and production, and his first reality show, based on his legal experience, Firm Fixer, is being pitched to networks for the 2020 tv season.