Jason B. Stephens

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Stephens Law Firm, PLLC
 | 1300 S University Dr, Suite 406
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: 877-570-3153
Fax: 817-420-7777
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1997
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jason B. Stephens is the founder and owner of Stephens Law Firm in Fort Worth, Texas. Nationally recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Stephens provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout the greater Fort Worth metro area and all across the state who have suffered injuries or loss as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Over the course of his career handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Stephens has achieved a long record of success fighting for the rights and entitlements of those adversely affected by car and truck accidents, construction accidents, oil and gas accidents, and other preventable tragedies.

From his efforts, he helped secure the fifth largest verdict in Texas in 2004 and the eighth largest verdict awarded in the state for a motor vehicle accident in 2012. Moreover, the National Law Journal recognized him for having secured the 47th largest jury verdict awarded in the United States in 2004. Combined, Mr. Stephens has recovered millions and millions of dollars for his clients, earning his memberships in the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums.  Additionally, Mr. Stephens is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates--an invitation only association extended to trial lawyers who have demonstrated a high level of success and experience in the courtroom and who have high personal character and honorable reputation.

Among his other notable accolades, Mr. Stephens has earned perennial designation as a Top Attorney from Fort Worth Magazine as well as consistent Top 100 Trial Lawyers designations from The National Trial Lawyers. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo as well as many 5 star testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1994 graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Stephens obtained his Master of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1997, and that same year, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law. A leader in his field, he has published articles and conducted continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Mr. Stephens has also maintained active involvement in his legal community, and he has served as president of the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and has served as a board of director.  Mr. Stephens is also a former officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and is active within his local community at large volunteering his time and resources to various charitable organizations including Big Brother Big Sisters and foundations supporting research for childhood cancer.

Mr. Stephens is also a fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation and member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Association for Justice and the Tarrant County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

*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
  • 90%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products
Focus Areas

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, Motor Vehicle Defects, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2004

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About Jason Stephens

Admitted: 1997, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.stephenslaw.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in all of Dallas/Fort Worth by Thomson Reuters, 2017 & 2018, 2018
  • "Best Lawyers in America®", 2016 - present, 2020
  • Won the 5th largest verdict in Texas in 2004 as acknowledged by Texas Lawyer
  • Served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves., Former Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves
  • Lifetime Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • 10.0 AVVO® Rating (Perfect)
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011-Present
  • Won the 8th largest motor vehicle verdict in Texas in 2012 as acknowledged by Texas Lawyer
  • Considered One of the Nations Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers, by Lawdragon Publishing, 2005
  • Won the 47th largest verdict nationally in 2004 as recognized by National Law Journal
  • "Texas Super Lawyer®" by Thomson Reuters Service, 2004-Present
  • Named as one of the "Top Fort Worth Lawyers" by Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2003-Present
  • Selected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AV® Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Colorado Supreme Court, 2019
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Past President and Director of Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Member, Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Tarrant County Trial Lawyer Association CLE, 2018
  • Adjunct Professor for Advanced Trial Advocacy, Baylor University School of Law.
  • Speaker, Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, State Bar of Texas
  • Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyer Association, CLE (Key West, Belize, Costa Rica)
  • Texas Trial Lawyer CLE in Las Vegas (Topic: Handling Sexual Abuse Cases), Speaker, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Confidential settlement against the Nazarene national church, local church and regional university involving 5 children who were sexually abused by their children's pastor.  Stephens forced the Nazarene national church to implement new policies and procedures to protect children throughout all of North America.
  • $4,501,688 (after fees & expenses) Wrongful death settlement involving 18-wheeler , 2019
  • $800,000 (after fees & expenses) Settlement for policy limits involving wrongful death auto accident, 2019
  • $1,333,320 (after fees & expenses) Settlement involving wrongful death from car wreck, 2019
  • $1,946,014 Settlement involving wrongful death claim from a defective product, 2018
  • $575,469 Settlement for policy limits involving back injury from 18-wheeler wreck, 2018
  • $1,011,330 (after fees & expenses) Settlement involving back and leg injury in workplace, 2018
  • $801,562 Settlement for policy limits involving leg injury and broken arm in auto accident, 2018
  • $683,179 (after fees & expenses) Settlement for policy limits from head on collision resulting in multiple injuries, 2018
  • $1,020,826 - Settlement for back injury caused by car accident involving drunk driver, 2017
  • $9,349,973 (after fees & expenses) Settlement involving brain injury from an electrocution, 2015
  • $24,400,000 Verdict & Settlement involving the sexual abuse of 11 children by their pastor
  • $10,000,000 - Bad faith insurance settlement involving failure to defend and failure to settle claim
  • $5,622,850 - Brain injury settlement involving an auto accident
  • $975,299 - Settlement for back injury caused by collapse of trench at a construction site
  • $2,900,000 - Verdict and settlement involving clergy abuse of a minor
  • 5th Largest Verdict in Texas, as published by Texas Lawyer, 2004
  • 47th Largest Verdict in United States, as published by American Law Journal, 2004
  • $4,200,000 - Verdict and settlement involving abuse of a child
  • $1,137,393 - Verdict for wrongful death and personal injury related to head-on collision, 2012
  • All amounts stated herein are actual dollar amounts paid to the clients after the deduction of attorney fees and expenses.
  • 8th Largest Motor Vehicle Verdict in Texas, as published by Texas Lawyer, 2012
  • $2,500,000 - Settlement involving sexual abuse

Representative Clients:

  • Representing everyday good folks in the community who have been wronged by the negligence or greed of others.

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University, Masters of Business Administration, 1997
  • Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, 1994

Industry Groups

  • Represents good folks and their families affected by serious personal injury or wrongful death

Comments

  • “Great lawyer. He taught me a 2 hour course while I was still in law school, and really got me interested in personal injury law. I have kept up with him a bit, professionally, and found that his reputation is untouchable. Ethically, books, civility, you name it and Jason is top notch.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Jason B. Stephens

1300 S University Dr
Suite 406
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone: 877-570-3153

Fax: 817-420-7777

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Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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