Jason K. Burress

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in McKinney, TX

Burress Law PLLC
 | 6617 Virginia Parkway, McKinney, TX 75071
Phone: 214-726-0016
Fax: 214-377-6687
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff,
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (0%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Jason K. Burress, a co-founding partner of The Burress Snellings Law Firm PLLC, located in McKinney, Texas, has more than 13 years of experience representing his personal injury clients. Mr. Burress provides representation to clients in the surrounding area as well as throughout the counties of Denton and Collin. His representative matters include truck, car and motorcycle accidents and other cases where his clients have been harmed by the negligence of others. 

Mr. Burress completed his Bachelor of Business Administration in management at Texas State University and his Juris Doctor at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Before co-founding his firm, Mr. Burress worked as an attorney for the law firm of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, a leading personal injury and business defense firm located in Dallas. His work at the firm helped him to learn how insurance companies defend against personal injury claims, giving him a unique perspective into their strategies. 

Mr. Burress is admitted to practice law before the state courts of Texas as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. In order to remain up-to-date in his practice, Mr. Burress stays actively involved in multiple professional organizations, including the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association and the Collin County Bar Association. He serves on the board of directors of the McKinney Community Development Corporation, and he previously served as chairman for the Government & Legislative Issues Committee of the McKinney Chamber of Commerce.

Recognized for his skill and high degree of ethics, Mr. Burress holds a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo. The McKinney Courier-Gazette also named him the Best Personal Injury Attorney in 2011 and 2012. 

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (100%)
Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (0%)

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (0%): Motor Vehicle Defects

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Motor Vehicle Defects

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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About Jason Burress

Admitted: 2002, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.mytexasfirm.com/About/Jason-K-Burress.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, Thompson Reuters / Texas Monthly, 2017
  • DMagazine Best Lawyer, 2017
  • DMagazine Best Lawyer, 2016
  • Best Personal Injury Attorney, McKinney Courier Gazette, 2013
  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star, Thompson Reuters / Texas Monthly, 2013
  • Best Law Firm - Living Magazine (Allen, Tx), 2013
  • Best Personal Injury Attorney, McKinney Courier Gazette, 2012
  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star, Thompson Reuters / Texas Monthly, 2012
  • Best Personal Injury Attorney, McKinney Courier Gazette, 2011
  • DMagazine Best Lawyer, 2018
  • Best Law Firm in McKinney, Texas, McKinney Magazine (5 straight years)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Trial Lawyers -  Member
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Collin County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • First United Methodist Church
  • McKinney Community Development Corporation – Board of Directors

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Gross Settlement: $947,725Injury: Multiple orthopedic injuriesCase Description: Head-on collisionOur contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $329,795.00 and $13,202.90 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the settlement, 2017
  • Gross Settlement: $725,000.00 (Settled after 3 days of Jury Trial; Defendant's settlement offer before trial was $118,000)Injury: Minor Traumatic Brain InjuryCase Description: T-Bone collisionOur contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $291,093.75 and $123,206.19 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the settlement, 2016
  • Gross Settlement: $550,000Injury: Mild Traumatic Brain injury and orthopedic injuriesCase Description: Faulty equipment injuryOur contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $200,000 and $9,286.21 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the settlement, 2016
  • Gross Settlement: $1,010,000Injury: DeathCase Description: Motorcycle wreck caused by careless driverOur contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $400,000.00 and $4,070.45 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the proceeds of the jury verdict, 2016
  • Gross Settlement: $4,792,500Injury: Death.Case Description: 18-wheeler fatalityOur contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $1,914,000.00 and $42,054.00 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the proceeds of the jury verdict, 2015
  • Verdict: $3,655,130 (7th largest MVA verdict in Texas for 2015) Injury: Minor Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Case Description: February 4, 2015 Montoya v. Advanced Stimulation Technologies and Billy Duane Williams - An Ector County jury returned a $3,615,908 personal injury verdict in a side-impact crash against Billy Duane Williams and his employer, Advanced Stimulation Technologies, Inc. Our contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $1,446,363.20 and $131,403.32 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the proceeds of the jury verdict, 2015
  • Gross Settlement: $815,000 Injury: Traumatic Brain Injury Case Description: Motorcycle wreck due to drunk driver Our contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $306,000 and $31,412 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the settlement, 2013
  • — Gross Settlement: $2,000,000 Injury: Injury Case Description: 18 wheeler crash caused by out of service vehicle and tired commercial vehicle driver.  Our contingent fee arrangement with this client yielded attorneys' fees of $700,000.00 and $24,270.00 in litigation costs. We forwarded these costs and were reimbursed from the proceeds of the jury verdict, 2018

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2002
  • Texas State University, B.B.A. in Management, 1996
  • Leadership McKinney Graduate – 2010

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Collin County Bar Association
  • TTLA
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Office Location for Jason K. Burress

6617 Virginia Parkway
McKinney, TX 75071

Phone: 214-726-0016

Fax: 214-377-6687

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Last Updated: 5/24/2018

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