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Dallas attorney Jason E. Winford has over 16 years of experience in advising and representing clients in labor and employment matters and business litigation disputes.  He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law and has been voted as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly and in the Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas by D Magazine.   He is also a frequent writer and speaker on labor and employment law topics.

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Licensed

  1. Litigation: 50%
    23 years
  2. Employment: 50%
    23 years

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Jenkins & Watkins, P.C.

2626 Cole Ave.
Suite 200
Dallas, TX, 75204

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199301/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified, Labor and Employment LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2002
Texas Super LawyerTexas MonthlyMagazine/Law & Politics MagazineN/A
Best Lawyers Under 40 in DallasD MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AJenkins & Watkins, PC2007 - Present
N/ABaker & McKenzie LLP2007 - 2007
PartnerJenkens & Gilchrist, PC1996 - 2007
N/AMiller & Lehman, PC1994 - 1996
N/ATexas Court of Appeals1993 - 1994
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Advanced Employment LawWage and Hour Litigation - How to Avoid and Defend FLSA Claims2006
State Bar of Texas, 14th Annual Advanced Employment Law CourseBurdens of Proof and Standards of Causation in Discrimination and Retaliation Cases Post-Desert Palace and Rachid2006
State Bar of Texas, Labor & Employment Law Section, Annual Update & Skills ConferenceExpert Witnesses in Employment Litigation2006
Community Bankers' UpdateDrafting Employee Severance Agreements and Releases2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Texas System, AustinFinanceOther - Bachelors1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Update & Skills ConferenceCross-Examination of Expert Witnesses2006
Advanced Employment Law for Employers and Employment LawyersWage and Hour Litigation - How to Avoid and Defend FLSA Claims2006
14th Annual Advanced Employment Law CourseBurdens of Proof and Standards of Causation in Discrimination and Retaliation Cases2006
Council on Education in ManagementBest Practices for Avoiding Liability During and After Termination2005
Complying with the New FLSA RegulationsComplying with the New FLSA Regulations - Specialized Exemptions2004
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Corporate Governance UpdateWhistleblower Protections2003
Personnel Law UpdateWorkplace Privacy Issues2003
Texas Employment and Labor Law for the Health Care IndustryRecent Developments in Labor Law in the Health Care Industry2000