Andy Jones

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Dallas, Texas

Sawicki Law
Andy Jones
Sawicki Law

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2013

Education: Baylor Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

Sawicki Law

6116 N. Central Expressway
Ste. 1400
Dallas, TX 75206 Visit website

Details

Andy Jones is proud to represent individuals and their families who have been seriously harmed by the negligent and wrongful actions of others. Andy focuses on his role as both advocate for and counsel to each client in every case. With this two-fold focus, Andy strives to obtain the best possible outcome in his cases, seeking compensation for each client fully, as a whole person. Dedicated to representing clients in all phases of litigation, Andy’s experience includes the exclusive representation of personal injury clients in litigation and at trial across the State of Texas and the nation. 

Andy has regularly been recognized for his service to the legal profession. For four years in a row (2019-2022), Andy was recognized as a D Magazine "Best Lawyer Under 40." He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star for the last five years (2018-2022). In 2021, Andy was named a Top 40 Under 40 Plaintiff's Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers. He has also been honored for his leadership by the Texas Lawyer Association with a President's Award of Merit and by the State Bar of Texas with the Pedro “Pete” Serrano Leadership Award. Andy also serves as President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He is a Life Fellow of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation and a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation. 

Dedicated to the study of advocacy, Andy is a graduate of the Dallas Bar Association Civil Trial Academy and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy College of Texas. Andy is a graduate of the Baylor University School of Law and the University of Texas at Austin. Andy is a Board Certified Civil Practice Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Personal injury - plaintiff, Sexual abuse - plaintiff

  • 60% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2013, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.sawickilawfirm.com/andrew-a-jones/

Educational Background:
  • Trial Advocacy College of Texas, Graduate - Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Collin County Bar Association Trial Academy, 2019
  • Texas Bar College, 2018
  • B.A., with Honors, University of Texas at Austin, 2010
  • ABOTA-AIC Trial Academy (William "Mac" Taylor Inn of Court), 2017
  • Civil Trial Academy - Dallas Bar Association, 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • 10 Tips from (almost) 10 years of being a lawyer on how to be a great lawyer. , Author, "Ten Lessons for (Almost) 10 Years of Practice", Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, 2022
  • Moderated a panel for young lawyers on how to change jobs while preserving relationships. , Moderator, “How to Leave a Law Firm without Burning Bridges”, Dallas Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, 2022
  • Moderated a panel of three renowned mediators at the general session of the DBA Bench Bar Conference. , Moderator, "Mediators' Top Tips for Counsel for best Mediation Results", Dallas Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, 2022
  • An overview article of subject-matter waivers of attorney work-product privilege in federal court., Author, "Legends of the Hidden Temple? Subject-Matter Waiver of Attorney Work-Product Privilege in Federal Court", Dallas Association of Young Lawyers "Weekly Brief", 2022
  • Present on American Products Liability to a German Chamber of Commerce. , Presenter, "American Products Liability Law", IHK Nuernberg fuer Mittelfranken, Germany, 2022
  • Panelist presenting update on the amendments to the Texas Rule of Civil Procedure., Panelist, "Texas Rules of Civil Procedure Update", Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2021
  • Presentation on the impact of the new Texas Rules of Civil Procedure one year later., Panelist & Moderator, "New Rules of Civil Procedure, One Year Later", Dallas Bar Association, Solo & Small Firm Section, 2021
  • Presentation on the impact of the new Texas Rules of Civil Procedure one year later., Panelist & Moderator, "New Rules of Civil Procedure, One Year Later", Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2021
  • Presentation on the 2021 Legislative changes effecting the practice of law., Panelist, "Are You Smarter Than a Barrister", William "Mac" Taylor Inn of Court, 2021
  • Substantive article about the interplay of Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies and personal injury litigation., Author, "Beware of Bankruptcy - Impact of Bankruptcy on Personal Injury Claims", Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2021
  • Panelist discussing new Texas Rules of Civil Procedure., Panelist, "New Rules - It's Not 1999 Anymore!", William "Mac" Taylor Inn of Court, 2021
  • Provided advice and personal insight regarding managing anxiety and de-stigmatization of anxiety in the legal professions., Panelist, "All Rise: Managing Anxiety in the Legal Profession", Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2021
  • Provided strategies from a Plaintiffs' perspective on winning at personal injury mediation., Panelist, "Winning at Personal Injury Mediation", Dallas Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2021
  • Panelist updating on the new Texas Rules of Civil Procedure., Panelist, "Texas Rules of Civil Procedure Update", Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation Section, 2021
  • Presented on preparing for and drafting Plaintiff's Original Petition in Civil Cases., Panelist, “Drafting Your First Petition”, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2020
  • Present on managing personal and professional life in the era of Covid., Panelist, "'Rona Pep Talk, II", Dallas Bar Association, 2020
  • Moderated a panel of Judges and Attorneys discussing the 2019 Texas Legislative changes to various statutes., Moderator, “After Hours: Law You Can’t (or Won’t) Research at Work”, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2020
  • Article for weekly e-newsletter regarding appointment of interpreters in civil cases., Author, "Lost in Translation", DAYL Weekly Brief, 2019
  • Moderated a panel of Attorneys and Paralegals on maintaining an effective attorney-paralegal relationship in personal injury litigation., Moderator, “The Attorney-Paralegal Relationship”, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Moderated panel of attorneys and journalists on the legal impacts of the trial of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a.k.a. Dr. Death., Moderator, "Dr. Death", William "Mac" Taylor Inn of Court, 2019
  • Continuing Legal Education presentation on preparing for and executing an admission-seeking deposition. Co-presented with Mike Sawicki., Presenter, "Beyond Discovery: Taking an Admission-Seeking Deposition", Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2019
  • Editor's column for monthly e-newsletter., Editor, Editor's Column, TYLA Newsletter, Law, 2018
  • Article for weekly e-newsletter regarding Tex. R. Civ. P. 196.7., Author, "Getting Into the Room Where It Happens...", DAYL Weekly Brief, Law, 2018
  • Monthly Newsletter article regarding the doctrine of judicial estoppel., Author, “You Can’t Say That! What You need to Know About Judicial Admissions and Estoppel", DAYL Dicta, Law, 2017
  • Monthly Newsletter article regarding non-party discovery., Author, “Hitting a Home Run on Non-Party Discovery”, DAYL Dicta, Law, 2016
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Vice Chair - City of Farmers Branch, Planning & Zoning Commission, 2022
  • Commissioner - City of Farmers Branch, Planning & Zoning Commission , 2022
  • Commissioner - City of Farmers Branch, Planning & Zoning Commission , 2021
  • Recreational Boater Safety Program Visitor - United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2021
  • Vessel Safety Examiner - United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2021
  • Youth180, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2021
  • Youth180, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2020
  • City of Farmers Branch Planning & Zoning Commission, Alt. Commissioner 1, 2020
  • Youth180, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2019
  • Youth180, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2018
  • Dallas Challenge, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2017
  • Dallas Challenge, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2016
  • Dallas Challenge, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2015
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Emergency Care Attendant - Texas Department of State Health Services, 2022
  • Operational Auxiliarist - United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2022
  • Military Emergency Management Specialist - Basic State Guard Association of the United States, 2022
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2021
  • Board Certified Civil Practice Advocate - National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Dallas Trial Lawyer Association - Board of Directors, 2022
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers - President, 2022
  • State Bar of Texas - Court Rules Committee - Chair, 2022
  • Dallas Bar Association - Board of Directors (DAYL Representative), 2022
  • State Bar of Texas - Court Rules Committee - Vice-Chair, 2022
  • Dallas Bar Association - Bar None Committee - Vice-Chair, 2022
  • William "Mac" Taylor Inn of Court - Programs Committee Vice-Chair, 2022
  • State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee - Committee Vice Chair, 2021
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers - President-Elect, 2021
  • State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee - Chair, Trial Subcommittee, 2021
  • William "Mac" Taylor Inn of Court - Programs Committee Member, 2021
  • Dallas Bar Association - Morris Harrell Professionalism Committee, Co-Vice Chair, 2020
  • Dallas Bar Association - President's Advisory Committee for Project 2020, 2020
  • State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee - Vice-Chair, Trial Subcommittee, 2020
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation - Chair, 2020
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers - Vice President, 2020
  • Dallas Bar Association - President's Millennial Advisory Committee Member, 2019
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation - Vice Chair, 2019
  • State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee - Vice-Chair, Trial Subcommittee, 2019
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association - Board of Directors, 2019
  • Dallas Bar Association - Morris Harrell Professionalism Committee, Co-Vice Chair, 2019
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Treasurer, 2019
  • State Bar of Texas, Court Rules Committee - Member, 2018
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Secretary, 2018
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Secretary-Treasurer, 2018
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2018
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2018
  • Dallas Bar Association - Transition to Law Practice Program, Co-Director, 2018
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association - Board of Directors, 2017
  • Dallas Bar Association Foundation, Fellow, 2017
  • State Bar of Texas, Court Rules Committee - Advisory Member, 2017
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2017
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • $ 1,620,058.00 Verdict as Lead Counsel in Medical Malpractice Case Carola Ainsworth v. Scott Kasden, M.D., et al., 096-278909-15, 2022
  • Plaintiffs' Co-trial Counsel resulting in $ 4.2 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice CaseGamaliel Mejia, et al. v. Christy Mark Schade, M.D., DC-15-01323, 116th District Court -, 2017
Honors/Awards:
  • Andy was named a "Best Lawyer Under 40" by D Magazine for his plaintiff's personal injury practice., Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2022
  • , AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • Andy was named a "Best Lawyer Under 40" by D Magazine for his plaintiff's personal injury., Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2021
  • Andy was named a "Best Lawyer Under 40" by D Magazine for his plaintiff's personal injury practice. , Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2020
  • For extraordinary contributions to TYLA and leadership of the Future of Law Practice project., President's Award of Merit, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Andy was named a "Best Lawyer Under 40" by D Magazine for his plaintiff's personal injury practice. , Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2019
  • Pedro "Pete" Serrano Leadership Award, State Bar of Texas/Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Outstanding Committee Chair, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2016
  • Highlighting those making outstanding contributions to the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, One to Watch, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2015

Office location for Andy Jones

6116 N. Central Expressway
Ste. 1400
Dallas, TX 75206

Phone: 214-468-8844

Selections

1 Year Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

Top lists

Up-and-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

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