David Armbruster

David Armbruster

Senior Associate



Contact Me

David Paul Armbruster, a native of St. Louis Missouri, joined Nguyen & LLP in 2015 to provide litigation assistance in both civil and criminal matters.

Upon graduating from High School, David enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and serve there for the next 20+ years.  While on active duty, David served in both Operation Desert Shield/Storm and the Global War on Terror.  While in the Corps, David pursued his Associate and Bachelor Degrees from Saint Leo University graduating cum laud.  He also met and married one of Texas’ finest daughters and together, they decided to retire in Texas.  After some prodding from friends and families, David decided to pursue his law degree and attended law school at South Texas College of Law Houston.  David, while working full time and attending school, was recognized for outstanding academic achievement, being placed on the Dean’s List and as a recipient of an Academic Merit Scholarship.  In addition to juggling a demanding class schedule and profession employment, David was also the Treasury for the Military Students Association of South Texas College of Law.  Further, David interned with the Fort Bend District Attorney’s office while in his final year of law school, assisting the Assistant District Attorney’s with case and trial preparation.

Upon graduating and passing the Bar examination, David took a position as an Assistant District Attorney in Nueces County, Texas.  While an Assistant District Attorney, David served as prosecutor on a myriad of cases ranging from all classes of misdemeanor to all levels of felony including murder. Here, David was recognized for his superior performance by the Nueces County Coalition for Crime Victim’s rights. After a successful stint in Nueces County, David jumped on an opportunity to join the dedicated professionals at Nguyen & Chen.  While at Nguyen & Chen, David has successfully represented clients in a plethora of criminal cases including simple traffic violations, assault family violence charges, criminal trespass, DWI, assault on a public servant, misdemeanor and felony theft charges, and aggravated sexual assault of a child.  In addition, David carries a full civil litigation docket.

David Paul Armbruster is married to the former Florencia Gonzales of Houston, Texas and together they have 3 children, Sylvia, David, and Alexandria.  David and Florencia have worked hard to instill in their children a love of County, compassion for their fellow man, and a strong work ethic.


  • St. Leo University, A.A. & B.A. cum laude 2005
  • South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D. 2011

Court Admissions:

  • State Bar of Texas


  • American Bar Association
  • American Legion