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Jason Brandt Stephens

also known as Jason Stephens, Stephens, Anderson & Cummings

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death

About Me

Handling auto, car, truck, 18 wheeler, and other catastrophic personal injury and accident cases.


 


Jason Stephens is a founding partner of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP located in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Stephens is an AV® Rated Lawyer (the highest rating an attorney can achieve under a national peer-reviewed system), he has been named to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2011-2013) by The National Trial Lawyers, he has been named as a Texas Super Lawyer (2004-2013) by Thomas Reuters and as published inTexas Monthly magazine, he has been recognized by the Fort Worth, Texas magazine as one of the Top Lawyers in Tarrant County (2003-2013), he has been named to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he has been named as “one of the nation’s leading plaintiffs’ lawyers” by Lawdragon publishing, and has been selected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates.


 


In the February 21, 2005 issue of National Law Journal, Mr. Stephens was acknowledged for obtaining the 47th largest verdict in the entire United States during 2004. He was also acknowledged by Texas Lawyer for achieving the 5th largest verdict in Texas during 2004 and the 8th largest car wreck verdict in Texas in 2012.


 


Mr. Stephens has been consulted to comment on various legal issues and cases by news agencies, including Texas Monthly magazine, the Dallas Business Journal, and several news papers and television and cable news reports. Indeed, just one of Mr. Stephens’ cases alone generated over 80 news articles in 150 publications.


 


Mr. Stephens served as an Adjunct Professor for Advanced Trial Advocacy at Baylor University School of Law and he has served as a Speaker for the State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Law Course and various seminars sponsored by the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the American Association of Justice, and he serves as a member and board of director for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. As a Fort Worth attorney, Mr. Stephens is a Past-President and a current director of the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association.


 


Jason Stephens is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas; the Texas Supreme Court; and the Oklahoma Supreme Court.  Mr. Stephens has also served as an Officer in the United States Army Reserves.


 


Jason Stephens is a native Texan and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management at Texas Christian University.He then attended law school at Baylor University School of Law where he was selected to serve on the Law Review, Moot Court Society, National Order of Barristers, and the Dean's List.Mr. Stephens was also selected by the faculty to represent the law school at the National Trial Competition sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers where he placed third in the nation. While graduating from law school with cum laude honors,Mr. Stephens simultaneously earned his Master of Business Administration from Baylor University.


 


Mr. Stephens’ practice focuses exclusively on plaintiff’s trial work. He handles cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, auto and truck accidents, oil and gas well accidents, construction site injuries, sexual abuse and misconduct, insurance bad faith, and business and commercial litigation.  Mr. Stephens handles cases throughout Texas and Oklahoma, and he will review and consider select cases throughout the United States.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Car Accidents: 35%
    18 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    18 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
    18 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 15%
    18 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Coby L. Wooten

    Outstanding attorney. Way ahead of the curve in personal injury litigation. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Coby Wooten Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Excellent - there are none better

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    Patrick Jackson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info

Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, L.L.P.

4200 W. Vickery Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX, 76107

Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP

3131 McKinney Avenue
Suite 600
Dallas, TX, 75204

Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP

3030 Northwest Expressway
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK, 73112

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OKAuthorized to practice law201011/15/2010
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The National Trial LawyersTop 100 Trial Lawyers2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2012
8th Largest Car Wreck Verdict in TexasTexas Lawyer2012
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly, Thomas Reuters2009
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly, Thomas Reuters2008
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Lifetime MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2008
Top Fort Worth LawyersFort Worth, Texas Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly, Thomas Reuters2007
Top Fort Worth LawyersFort Worth, Texas Magazine2007
one of the nation’s leading plaintiffs’ lawyersLawdragon Publishing2007
Top Fort Worth LawyersFort Worth, Texas Magazine2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2006
5th Largest Verdict In TexasNational Law Journal2005
Top Fort Worth LawyersFort Worth, Texas Magazine2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine. Thomas Reuters2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2004
Top Fort Worth LawyersFort Worth, Texas Magazine2004
AV Rated Lawyer (highest rating)Martindale-Hubbell2003
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine, Thomas Reuters2003
Top Fort Worth LawyersFort Worth, Texas Magazine2003
AV Rated Lawyer (highest rating)Martindale-Hubbell2003
Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/AN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerStephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP2003 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Bar FoundationLife Fellow2011 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2010 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President2007 - 2008
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Association of JusticeMember2000 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Tarrant County Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Doe v. Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod, et al.$36,500,000.00 Jury Verdict
8th Largest Car Wreck Verdict in TexasN/A
Confidential Parties$5,829,487 (after attorneys fees and expenses)

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Texas Trial Lawyers Association CLEHandling Sexual Abuse Lawsuits2012

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJuris Doctorate1997
Baylor UniversityBusiness AdministrationMasters of Business Administration1997
Texas Christian UniversityBusinessB.B.A.1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Las VegasHandling Sexual Abuse Lawsuits2012
Texas Trial Lawyer CLEVarious personal injury & wrongful death topics2009