Jason C.N. Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Law Offices of Jason Smith
 | 600 8th Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Phone: 817-334-0880
Fax: 817-334-0898
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Law Offices of Jason Smith, Jason C.N. Smith focuses his practice primarily on employment law matters, and his experience also encompasses personal injury litigation and insurance coverage issues. From his office in Fort Worth, Texas, he provides representation to clients throughout Tarrant County. Admitted to practice in Texas since 1992, Mr. Smith is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

A significant portion of Mr. Smith's client base consists of current, prospective, and former employees who have been the victims of discrimination that is prohibited by various federal laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. His employment law practice also encompasses wrongful termination and other acts of illegal retaliation. Mr. Smith's personal injury and wrongful death practice involves his representation of people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in cases arising out of motor vehicle crashes, workplace accidents, premises liability, and defective products. He also represents policy holders whose claims have been denied in bad faith by their insurance companies.

Mr. Smith's successful track record in all these endeavors has earned him a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peerreview rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. A recipient of a Bachelor of Arts in political science magna cum laude from St. Mary's University, he obtained his legal education at the Texas Tech University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1992.

*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

Appellate (40%)

Employment & Labor (40%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2009 - 2019

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About Jason Smith

Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://letsgotocourt.com/about-jason-2/

Honors/Awards:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Fort Worth Magazine Top Attorney, 2007-14
  • Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Rueters, 2003-04, 2009-14

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified-Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Founder and Secretary, Tarrant County Bar Association Appellate Section, 1994-95
  • President, Tarrant County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, 2004-05
  • President, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, 2011-12
  • Master, Mahon Inns of Court, 2010-15
  • Director, Tarrant County Bar Association Board of Directors, 2015-present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Briefing Attorney for Texas Supreme Court Justice Jack Hightower, 1992-93
  • Assistant Texas Attorney General, 1996-97

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Williams-Pyro, Inc. v. Barbour, 408 S.W.3d 467 (Tex. App. – El Paso, 2013, pet. denied)
  • State Farm v. Keegan, 209 F.3d 767 (5th Cir. 2000)
  • Scoresby v. Santillan, 346 S.W.3d 546 (Tex. 2011)
  • Campbell v. Wilder,  487 S.W.3rd 146 (Tex. 2016)

Educational Background:

  • St. Mary’s University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1989
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Office Location for Jason C.N. Smith

600 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: 817-334-0880

Fax: 817-334-0898

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Last Updated: 10/14/2019

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