Donald K. Malagon

Donald K. Malagon

Houston, Texas

Donald Malagon was born in McAllen, Texas. After graduating high school, Mr. Malagon served in the US Marines for 11 years, from 1996 through 2008. After being honorably discharged from the Marines, Mr. Malagon graduated with honors, Cum Laude, from Pan American University in 2010 with his bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology. After graduation, Mr. Malagon was a Juvenile Probation officer for the County of Hidalgo from 2011 through 2013. Mr. Malagon went on to graduate with honors, Magna Cum Laude, from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2016 with his Juris Doctor degree and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in November 2016. While in law school, he clerked for the two small law firms around the Houston, Texas area which specialized in personal injury, immigration, and family law.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Wills and Estate Administration
  • Civil Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2016


  • Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2016
  • Pan American University, Edinburg, Texas
    • B.S. cum laude - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice/Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas - Family Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association - Family Law Section, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hidalgo County, Juvenile Probation Officer, 2008 - 2011
  • US Marines, Military Police Watch Commander, 1996 - 2008


  • English
  • Spanish