Jay Harvey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Austin, TX

Winckler & Harvey, LLP
 | 4407 Bee Cave Road, Building 2, Suite 222
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-593-7399
Fax: 512-306-9442
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jay Harvey is a partner with Winckler & Harvey, L.L.P., in Austin, Texas. A highly rated trial attorney with more than 34 years of legal experience, Mr. Harvey devotes his practice to helping those throughout Texas who suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to the negligent, careless or unlawful acts of others.

    Certified as a trial specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Harvey has achieved notable success advocating for those adversely affected by medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, dangerous and defective medical devices and medication, automobile accidents, defective products, federal tort claims, and other similar acts of negligence or wrongdoing.

    He also represents clients with their claims of legal malpractice, and he holds a special consideration for veterans and military personnel seeking their rightful compensation in the face of a debilitating injury.

    A 1979 cum laude graduate of West Texas State University (now known as West Texas A&M University), Mr. Harvey attended Texas Tech University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1982. That same year, the State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Widely regarded as one of the top personal injury attorneys in the country, Mr. Harvey is AV-Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell. He also has earned an excellent rating from Avvo for his impeccable professionalism and high ethical standards and is a life fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Harvey is the former president of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, where he currently sits on the board of directors and the executive committee. He also served on several of the organization's task forces and as legislative chair in 2005. He is heavily involved with the State Bar of Texas, the Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association and several other professional legal organizations devoted to trial advocacy and the pursuit of justice.

    *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
    • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021

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    About Jay Harvey

    Admitted: 1982, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.wincklerharvey.com/Attorneys/Jay-Harvey.shtml


    • Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, Inc. Peer-Review Publication, 2005-2017
    • VerdictSearch's Top Texas Verdicts (Mary Ann Summers v. Standard Regional Home Health, Inc.), 2011
    • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2003-2017
    • Texas' Best Lawyers, Woodward White, Inc. Peer-Review Publication, 2005-2016
    • Super Lawyers Top 50, Central & West Texas Region of Texas, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2013
    • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
    • "AV" Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified, Trial Specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Certification

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1990-Present
    • Austin Bar Association, Member, 1991-Present
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative Chair, 2005
    • International Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2010
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Malpractice Task Force, 2002-2003
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • State Bar of Texas, Court Rules Committee, 1998-2001
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
    • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2003-2004
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Supreme Court Task Force to Expand Legal Services Delivery, 2006
    • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee, 1999-2001
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, President-Elect, 2006
    • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2009-Present
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Professional Development Task Force, Chair, 2004
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    • State Bar of Texas, Pattern Jury Charge Committee, 2001-2004
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
    • American Board of Trial Advocates, Austin Chapter, 2001-Present
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary/Treasurer, 2001-2002
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2007
    • American Association for Justice fka Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, 1983-Present
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee, 2004-Present
    • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2014-Present
    • State Bar of Texas, College of the State Bar, 1998-Present
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 1998-Present
    • U.S. Federal Courts
    • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, President-Elect, 2002-2003

    Educational Background:

    • West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas, B.S., Honors: Cum Laude, 1979
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    Office Location for Jay Harvey

    4407 Bee Cave Road
    Building 2, Suite 222
    Austin, TX 78746

    Phone: 512-593-7399

    Fax: 512-306-9442

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    Last Updated: 2/2/2021

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