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Clay Lewis Jenkins

Personal injury Attorney at WAXAHACHIE, TX

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  • Licensed for 36 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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

About Clay

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2
Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    85%

    36 years, 5,000 cases

  2. Business
    15%

    36 years, 100 cases

Clay Jenkins is a Dallas County resident. He attended public schools in Waxahachie and is a 1982 graduate of Waxahachie High School. He continued his education at Baylor University and obtained a legal degree from Baylor school of Law in 1987. He served as briefing attorney to the late Hon. Oscar H. Mauzy, Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court, from 1988 to 1989. In 1989, he returned home to work with his father, Warwick H. Jenkins who founded the firm in 1948 and practiced until his death in 2001. Clay began his practice as a general practice attorney handling all types of trial matters. For the last ten years, his practice has been limited to plaintiff’s personal injury and commercial litigation. Mr. Jenkins is a member of the Ellis County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, The College of The State Bar of Texas, The Pro Bono College of The State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the United States Supreme Court Historical Society, and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. He is listed in Martindale Hubbell ranking service bestows on an attorney. He is also listed in Who’s who in Practicing Attorneys. He is a member of the Brain Injury Association of Texas. He formerly served as a member of the ATLA, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. He is a former member of the Board of the Texas Legal Services for the Poor, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. In 1994, he served as chairman of the Board of Advocates for the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn. In 2004, he was named “most successful plaintiff’s attorney” in a poll of the Ellis County Bar and in an article in the Texas Lawyer newspaper. He, his wife, Chrissy, and their daughter live in Dallas, Texas.

Location

JENKINS & JENKINS P.C.
516 WEST MAIN
WAXAHACHIE, TX, 75165
Jenkins & Jenkins
900 Jackson St.
Suite 330
Dallas, TX, 75202
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-45%

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Jenkins & Jenkins
  • 1989 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Supreme Court
  • 1988 - 1989

Education

  • Baylor University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Baylor University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1986
  • WAXAHACHIE HIGH
  • 1982

Associations

  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
  • member
  • 2007 - Present
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Vice President
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Chairman-Foodborne Illness Litigation Group
  • 2007 - Present
  • Ellis County Law Library
  • board of directors
  • 2006 - Present
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Texas Watch
  • Champion of Justice
  • 1998 - Present
  • Texas Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • NAACP
  • Life Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Ellis County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1987 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Member
  • 1987 - Present
  • Daniel's Den-homeless shelter
  • President
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Lion's Club
  • President
  • 1996 - 1997
  • American Association for Justice
  • member-tbi litigation group
  • 1994 - 1996
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • executive committee
  • 1994 - 1995
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chairman-Advocates
  • 1994 - 1995
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • board of directors
  • 1994 - 2000
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • communications committee
  • 1993 - 1994
  • North Texas Legal Services for the Poor
  • board of directors
  • 1991 - 1992
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • most successful plaintiff's lawyer in ellis county
  • 2004
  • bar poll winner best plaintiff's lawyer
  • survey of ellis county lawyers
  • 2004
  • preeminant lawyers of the U.S.
  • 1996
  • who's who among practicing attorneys
  • 1989
  • BRIEFING ATTORNEY
  • SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
  • 1988
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Publications

  • dallas trial lawyers association
  • the use of seatbelts is still inadmissible
  • 2005
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Forum seminar
  • effective use of local counsel
  • 2003
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Forum seminar
  • evaluating the head injury case
  • 2000

Speaking Engagements

  • ellis county criminal defense association luncheon
  • mitigation effects of tbi
  • 2005
  • utah winning edge seminar
  • evaluating the head injury
  • 2004
  • texas supreme court
  • eulogy for Justice Oscar H Mauzy
  • 2002
  • winning edge
  • evaluating the head injury case
  • 2001
  • alaska summer conference
  • effective use of local counsel
  • 2000
  • advocates lunches
  • practice management and member benefits
  • 1994
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (2)
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Personal injury Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Clay is a great lawyer. Honest, professional, and hard working. He looks after his clients interests, and want to represent them well."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Clay Jenkins is a leader in the community and a champion for the cause of serving and helping people. An outstanding attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"Clay is an outstanding attorney and I would recommend him to anyone seeking a well-skilled, hardworking and ambitious attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I highly recommend this outstanding attorney."
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WAXAHACHIE Personal injury Lawyer Clay Lewis Jenkins
Clay Lewis Jenkins
Personal injury Attorney
WAXAHACHIE, TX
Licensed for 36 years
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