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.