Jason B. Stephens

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, L.L.P.
 | 4200 West Vickery Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: 817-920-9000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1997
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

A founding partner of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP, Jason B. Stephens focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's office in Fort Worth, Texas, he represents clients throughout the state as well as in Oklahoma who have been have been harmed by the negligence of others and who are seeking compensation for their losses. The types of cases that Mr. Stephens has handled include motor vehicle crashes, defective products, premises liability, oilfield and construction accidents, and toxic exposure. He also assists policyholders whose claims have been denied in bad faith by their insurers.

A 1994 graduate of Texas Christian University, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in management, Mr. Stephens went on to obtain his Master of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1997. At the same time, he was pursuing his legal studies and was awarded his Juris Doctor by Baylor Law School. Mr. Stephens became admitted to practice in Texas that year, and he was subsequently admitted to practice in Oklahoma, before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Throughout his career, Mr. Stephens has obtained on behalf of his clients several sizable settlements and jury awards. He has received significant recognition from his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. Mr. Stephens has also been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 as well as The Best Lawyers in America. He has served on the board of directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a past president of the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2004

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About Jason Stephens

Admitted: 1997, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.stephensanderson.com/jason-stephens.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Considered One of the Nations Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers, by Lawdragon Publishing, 2005
  • Lifetime Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Named as one of the "Top Fort Worth Lawyers" by Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2003-Present
  • Won the 8th largest motor vehicle verdict in Texas in 2012 as acknowledged by Texas Lawyer
  • Won the 5th largest verdict in Texas in 2004 as acknowledged by Texas Lawyer
  • Won the 47th largest verdict nationally in 2004 as recognized by National Law Journal
  • 10.0 AVVO® Rating (Perfect)
  • "Best Lawyers in America®", 2016
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011-Present
  • "Texas Super Lawyer®" by Thomson Reuters Service, 2004-Present
  • AV® Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Oklahoma and Texas
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Past President and Director of Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Served as Big Brother with Big Brother Big Sisters
  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Texas Trial Lawyer CLE in Las Vegas (Topic: Handling Sexual Abuse Cases), Speaker, 2012
  • Speaker, Tarrant County Trial Lawyer Association CLE
  • Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyer Association, CLE (Key West, Belize, Costa Rica)
  • Speaker, Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, State Bar of Texas
  • Adjunct Professor for Advanced Trial Advocacy, Baylor University School of Law.

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 8th Largest Motor Vehicle Verdict in Texas, as published by Texas Lawyer, 2012
  • 5th Largest Verdict in Texas, as published by Texas Lawyer, 2004
  • 47th Largest Verdict in United States, as published by American Law Journal, 2004
  • All amounts stated herein are actual dollar amounts paid to the clients after the deduction of attorney fees and expenses.
  • $1,020,826 - Settlement for back injury caused by car accident involving drunk driver
  • $5,622,850 - Brain injury settlement involving an auto accident
  • $10,000,000 - Bad faith insurance settlement involving failure to defend and failure to settle claim
  • $975,299 - Settlement for back injury caused by collapse of trench at a construction site
  • $1,137,393 - Veridct for wrongful death and personal injury related to head-on collision
  • $2,500,000 - Settlement involving sexual abuse
  • $2,900,000 - Verdict and settlement involving clergy abuse of a minor
  • $4,200,000 - Verdict and settlement involving abuse of a child

Educational Background:

  • Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, 1994
  • Baylor University, Masters of Business Administration, 1997
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Office Location for Jason B. Stephens

4200 West Vickery Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone: 817-920-9000

 

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Last Updated: 1/25/2017

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