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Jason Stephens—Partner

attorney jason stephensPractice Areas: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Oil & Gas Injuries, Auto Accidents, Bad Faith Claims, Commercial Litigation.

Jason Stephens is a founding partner of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP. He represents injured plaintiffs in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, oil and gas accidents, construction injuries, auto accidents, and bad faith claims against insurance companies. He also pursues general business and commercial litigation. 

A Native Texan, Mr. Stephens has spent his extraordinary career winning some of the nation's largest verdicts and settlements for injured victims in Texas and Oklahoma and has been recognized as an outstanding lawyer by multiple organizations across the country.

A selection of his awards and accolades includes a lifetime membership into the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, recognition as a Texas Super Lawyer® by Thomson Reuters Service (2004-present), inclusion into the prestigious Top 100 Trial Lawyers" list  by The National Trial Lawyers Association (2011-present), and attaining an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell an award based on a national peer-reviewed system that is only given to a select group of attorneys that have demonstrated ethical standards and legal ability of the highest standards.

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Awards & Accolades

  • AV® Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100: Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyer (2017)
  • "Texas Super Lawyer®" by Thomson Reuters Service (2004present)
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers Association (2011present)
  • "Best Lawyers in America®" (2016)
  • 10.0 AVVO® Rating (Perfect)
  • Won the 47th largest verdict nationally in 2004 as recognized by National Law Journal
  • Won the 5th largest verdict in Texas in 2004 as acknowledged by Texas Lawyer
  • Won the 8th largest motor vehicle verdict in Texas in 2012 as acknowledged by Texas Lawyer
  • Named as one of the "Top Fort Worth Lawyers" by Fort Worth, Texas magazine (2003present)
  • Lifetime member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Considered One of the Nations Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers, by Lawdragon Publishing in 2005
  • Selected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates

Professional Associations

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Adjunct Professor for Advanced Trial Advocacy at Baylor University School of Law
  • Speaker for Texas Bars Advanced Personal Injury Law Course
  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Speaker for several seminars sponsored by Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President and current Director of Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Officer in the United States Army Reserve

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court

Education History

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, Texas Christian University
  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude honors,  Baylor University School of Law
    • Law Review
    • Moot Court Society
    • National Order of Barristers
    • Deans List
    • Placed 3rd in the nation as a member of the National Trial Competition Team
  • Masters of Business Administration, Baylor University

Landmark Cases

  • Mr. Stephens successfully settled a ground breaking clergy sexual abuse case in Oklahoma City. Mr. Stephens represented five young girls that were sexually abused by their childrens pastor. After two years of aggressively pursuing the responsible national and local church entities along with the local university through which the childrens pastor had obtained his internship and after taking over 90 depositions, Mr. Stephens obtained a highly confidential monetary settlement for the young girls along with forcing the national and local church and the local university to change their policies and procedures. Indeed, as part of the confidential monetary settlement, the national church agreed to make a litany of changes throughout the entire United States and Canada to better protect the children in its churches. Mr. Stephens also forced the local university to establish a scholarship program for prospective students who have been victims of abuse or who desire to pursue a career in child advocacy.
  • Mr. Stephens previously forced another national church to change its ways and better protect children from sexual predators. Indeed, in that case, he obtained the 47th largest verdict in the U.S. in 2005, as recognized by the National Law Journal. The case generated extensive news media worldwide and helped bring focus to the need to better protect children entrusted to religious organizations.

AVVO 10 RatingSuper LawyersMartindale HubbellMulti Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member