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Jon attended college in San Antonio, and began a twelve-year career in insurance claims.  He then obtained his law degree and has been practicing law since 2007.  He is licensed in Texas and Washington State, and is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Washington State Bar Association.


Jon has worked as both defense counsel and plaintiff counsel during his legal career, and has also served as a Court-Appointed Settlement Guardian ad Litem.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Insurance: 33%

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Contact info

Nistico, Crouch & Kessler, PC

1900 West Loop South, Suite 800
Houston, TX, 77027


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201307/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor AwardAvvo.com2013
Volunteer of the MonthChelan-Douglas County Volunteer Attorney Services2007
Trustee Law ScholarshipSeattle University School of Law2006
Dean's ListSeattle University School of Law2005
Year End Achievement ScholarshipSeattle University School of Law2005
Excellence for the Future Award - Legal WritingCALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNistico, Crouch & Kessler, PC2014 - Present
AttorneyChurch Rietzke PLLC2009 - 2013
AttorneyJeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward, P.S.2007 - 2009
Claim AdjusterState Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.1995 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Texas)Admitted to Practice2014 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law SectionMember2014 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2013 - Present
State Bar of TexasAdmitted to Practice2013 - Present
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Washington)Admitted to Practice2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington State BarAdmitted to Practice2007 - Present
Arbitration Forums, Inc.Arbitrator2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rear-end collisionSettlement
Hard rear-end collisionSettlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)English, Biology MinorBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Two Tracks: "Real Estate" -or- "Personal Injury"CLE: Don't Forget the Subro!2012
Testifying with ConfidencePresenting A Patient's Injuries and Treatment at Trial2012