Jeff Kershaw has tried significant jury cases across Texas for nearly 25 years. Mr. Kershaw represents companies and individuals in high-exposure and high-profile disputes in federal and state courts. Mr. Kershaw's practice covers a broad range of areas, including medical malpractice, personal injury torts involving catastrophic injury or death, major transportation incidents, construction accident and defect matters, premises liability, nonsubscriber litigation and general insurance defense matters. Mr. Kershaw has substantial experience representing physicians and nurses before the Texas Medical Board and Texas Board of Nursing.

Jeff Kershaw has extensive experience in cases arising from transportation accidents involving allegations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, construction accidents concerning allegations of OSHA violations and road construction accidents. Mr. Kershaw has accidents experts available on immediate notice to investigate and preserve all evidence concerning any type of catastrophic event.

Mr. Kershaw has been selected by his peers on numerous occasions as a D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas and selected for inclusion to the Super Lawyers list in Texas. He also has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the exclusive Texas Bar Foundation. Throughout his career, Mr. Kershaw has been interviewed by several media organizations on high-profile cases, including a case involving a politician that received national attention.

Mr. Kershaw and his wife, Susan, have 2 wonderful children.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal injury matters
  • Wrongful death matters
  • Transportation matters
  • Construction liability and defects
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Nonsubscriber litigation
  • OSHA litigation
  • Health care liability

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
    • Honors: Top 15 percent of class
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Honors: Dean's list 1985 - 1986
    • Major: Finance
    • Major: Accounting

Classes/Seminars

  • Premise Liability - Swimming Pool Codes, 2000
  • Employment Law-Foreign Languages, 2004
  • Trucking Law: Negligence Per Se claims/defenses in connection with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 2008
  • Social Networking and the Law, 2010
  • Importance of Accident Investigation, February 2011
  • Speaker, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Transportation Update, 2017 - Present
  • Speaker, Texas General Liability Update, 2018 - Present

Honors And Awards

  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2016-2019
  • Super Lawyers list, 2019
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 1998 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Frisco Board of Adjustment - Construction Board of Appeals, Board Member
  • TEXO, Member
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Frisco City Council to the Board of Adjustments, 2012 - Present