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Jack Todd Ivey

Jack Todd Ivey

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About Me

Mr. Ivey was born in Galveston, Texas and is a proud fourth generation Texan. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989 with a degree in Economics. He attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas and was awarded his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1992.  He was granted Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2004.

While in law school Mr. Ivey was named to the Dean’s List in recognition of his excellence in scholarship. While competing in Mock Trial, his team was the winner of the Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Ballard & Friend Mock Trial Competition. He was, likewise, named a Semi-Finalist in the Fisher, Gallagher & Lewis Mock Trial Competition. He was licensed by the State Bar of Texas in 1993.  Mr. Ivey is licenced to practice in all courts of the State of Texas and The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Since 1998, he has served as member of the Board of Directors of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.  The Texas Trial Lawyers Association was founded in 1949 to protect the rights of Texas families. Today, more than 50 years later, it remains committed to that endeavor as a steadfast defender of the civil justice system in Texas, including working hard to ensure that ordinary citizens always have a voice in the state and national legislative process.

Mr. Ivey is also a past member of the Houston Bar Association and was recognized as a Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation for his efforts to encourage and promote activities which further the administration of justice.

Mr. Ivey is a past member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. The College of the State Bar of Texas is an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Members are qualified attorneys who are interested in both high ethical standards and improved training for all Texas attorneys. The College recognizes Texas lawyers who attend at least double the Continuing Legal Education required by the State Bar of Texas.

Mr. Ivey is "AV" rated by the Martindale-Hubble Legal Directory©, the oldest legal rating system in the country and the highest rating of excellence a lawyer can achieve. AV© Peer Review Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

Mr. Ivey was recognized for serveral year in the Marquis Who’s Who in American Law. That publication provides in-depth, personal biographical information on approximately 15,000 outstanding American legal professionals, the nation’s top judges, lawyers, educators, legal theorists, legal writers and editors.  Mr. Ivey is currently recognized in the Marquis Who’s Who in America.

From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Ivey was named a Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Law as published by Texas Monthly Magazine.  This honor is bestowed upon no more than 5% of lawyers in the State of Texas and is given only after an exhaustive selection process.  Prior thereto, in 2004 and 2005, Mr. Ivey was recognized as a leading lawyer under the age of 40 whereby he was named to the list of Super Lawyers - Texas Rising Stars for two consecutive years. 


 


Mr. Ivey was recognized by H Texas Magazine as a Lawyer for the People - Personal Injury and as one of Houston's Top Lawyers - Personal Injury Law over the past serveral years.  Those honors were based on over 10,000 ballots that were sent to lawyers in the Houston area whereby those lawyers were asked to vote for one of their colleagues that they have seen in action, and also on votes received from the magazine's readers. 


 


Currently, Mr. Ivey is listed as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  Only the top 100 lawyers for each state in the USA gain this recognition.

Mr. Ivey is married to Jane and they have three children. 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, Vietnamese

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-45%)

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Marc L. Shapiro

    The field of personal injury law can be complicated and trying. Having an experienced lawyer like Mr. Jack Ivey on your side will ensure your rights remain protected and your interests fought for. His presence on AVVO has been an invaluable asset to those seeking answers to complicated legal questions. He has proven himself as client-centered, competent and passionate. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Marc Shapiro Personal Injury Attorney
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  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

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    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Jack Todd Ivey

11111 Katy Fwy
Suite 580
Houston, TX, 77079-2109

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199305/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in Houston - Personal InjuryHoustonia Magazine2014
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawThomson Reuters2014
Houston's Top Lawyers - Personal InjuryH Texas Magazine2014
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawThompson Reuters2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in TexasNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
Best Lawyers in Houston - Personal InjuryHoustonia Magazine2013
Texas' Top Rated Lawyers - Personal InjuryTexas Lawyer Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in TexasNational Trial Lawyers Assocation2012
Texas' Top Rated Lawyers - Personal InjuryTexas Lawyer Magazine2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas - 2011National Trial Lawyers Assocation2011
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawThomson Reuters2011
Houston's Top Lawyers - Personal InjuryH Texas Magazine2010
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawThomson Reuters2010
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Lawyer for the People - Personal InjuryH Texas Magazine2009
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Houston's Top Lawyers - Personal InjuryH Texas Magazine2007
Super Lawyer - Personal Injury LawLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Best Lawyers in HoustonH Texas Magazine2006
Leading Lawyer Under the Age of 40Law & Politics Magazine2005
Leading Lawyer Under the Age of 40Law & Politics Magazine2004
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalIvey Law Firm, P.C.2009 - Present
PartnerIvey & Kadlec, L.L.P.1997 - 2009
AssociateHolland & Associates1995 - 1997
AssociateHolland & Stephens1993 - 1995

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2009 - 2011
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2005 - 2009
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certified Personal Injury Trial Law2004 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1998 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaPast MemberN/A
Houston Bar AssociationPast MemberN/A
Houston Bar FoundationFellowN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Gina Vale Fraley, Ind. and A/N/F of Kristin Fraley, a Minor, v. Sunsource, Inc., D/B/A Air-Dreco, et al.Plaintiff, Gina Fraley, awarded $230,432.00.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Currents: International Trade Law JournalNAFTA and the Environment: Public Citizen v. Office of United States Trade Representative, 91-1916 (D.D.C. Aug. 1, 1991)1991

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Texas, AustinEconomicsB.A.1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Building Blocks for a Successful PI PracticeThe Good, the Bad and the Ugly - TV Advertising2010
TTLA Car Wrecks SeminarEffective Opening Statements2005