Jay Jackson

Jay Jackson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Burford Perry LLP
 | 909 Fannin St, Suite 2630
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: 713-401-9790
Fax: 713-993-7739
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    With over three decades of wide-ranging experience, Jay has the knowledge to help clients with virtually any type of wrongful death or personal injury case. Jay is intelligent, honorable, and passionately dedicated to his clients. To this end, Jay takes time to inform his clients about what to expect from the legal process and guides them through it. He is personable, easy to talk to, and understands the concerns, fears, and worries that clients face at difficult times in their lives.

    Over the years, Jay has represented many people in motor vehicle injuries and death cases, including trucking and fire cases. He has also handled workplace injury cases, along with maritime and railroad cases. Jay further has experience with product liability cases, such as tires and firearms. In addition, Jay handles select commercial cases. Prior to joining Abraham Watkins in 2002, Jay served as an Assistant District Attorney of Harris County, Texas.

    Jay was born in Miami, Florida. He moved with his family to Texas at the age of seven, and has lived here since then. He grew up in Houston and Corpus Christi, and then attended the University of Texas, where he obtained both his bachelor's degree and law degree. After college, Jay moved to Houston in 1980. He has practiced law based from Houston his entire career. With his wife of 30 years and two adopted daughters from China, Jay is a member of Houston's First Baptist Church and teaches Bible Study there.

    About Jay Jackson

    Admitted: 1980, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://burfordperry.com/bp-associates/clyde-james-jay-jacks...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top Lawyers 2013 list - Personal Injury, Labor and Employment, Business/Commercial, Admiralty and Maritime, Houstonia Magazine, 2013
    • Superb Rated Attorney, AVVO, 2012
    • Standing Ovation Award, TexasBarCLE, 2011

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1992

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Legal Risk: Real Estate and the Law- Plaintiff's Perspective, Management 600: Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, 2013
    • Demonstration of a Jury Charge Conference, University of Texas 37th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Course, 2013
    • Demonstration of a Jury Charge Conference , Advance Civil Trial Course, 2013
    • Expert Witnesses and the Texas Supreme Court, Prosecuting or Defending Trucking or Auto Accident, 2013
    • Legal Issues Facing Animal Rescue Organizations, Houston Bar Association Animal Law Section, 2013
    • Legal Risk: Real Estate and the Law - Plaintiff's Perspective, Management 600: Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, 2013
    • Legal Risk: Real Estate and the Law - Plaintiff's Perspective, Management 600: Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, 2012
    • Supreme Court Update, State Bar of Texas: Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2011
    • Supreme Court Update, Houston Bar Association: Litigation Section, 2010
    • Supreme Court Update, State Bar of Texas: Prosecuting or Defending a Trucking or Auto Accident Case, 2010
    • Supreme Court Update- Procedure, State Bar of Texas: Prosecuting or Defending a Trucking or Auto Accident Case, 2008
    • Earning, Collecting & Keeping Attorney's Fees, Harris County Criminal Lawyers' Association, 2007
    • Supreme Court Update- Procedure, State Bar of Texas: Prosecuting or Defending a Trucking or Auto Accident Case, 2007
    • DWI in the Twenty-First Century- Prosecution View, Houston Bar Association, 2003
    • Procedure Update- State, South Texas College of Law: Advanced Civil Trial Law, 1995
    • Procedure Update- State, South Texas College of Law: Advanced Civil Trial Law, 1994

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas, School of Law; J.D., 1980
    • University of Texas at Austin; B.A., with Honors, 1977
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    Office Location for Jay Jackson

    909 Fannin St
    Suite 2630
    Houston, TX 77010

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    Last Updated: 8/10/2020

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