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John Jose

Managing Partner, Fort Worth Office

Practice Areas

John Jose has focused his entire career on helping clients who were seriously injured and those who lost loved ones in tragic accidents. He has deep experience handling cases arising from oilfield accidents, electrocution accidents, gas explosions, construction accidents, and heavy truck collisions, and accidents involving traumatic brain injuries. Clients want John on their side during these tough times because of his compassionate nature and his exceptional trial and negotiation skills.

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Prior to joining Slack Davis Sanger in 2011, John was the Managing Partner of Jose, Henry, Brantley, MacLean & Alvarado, a prominent Fort Worth law firm that John founded in 1984. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

In 2016, John received the H.G. Wells Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, presented by the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, which recognizes trial lawyers that practice law with high ethical standards and demonstrate exceptional professional conduct and trial advocacy skills.

Education

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University
  • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates — Fort Worth Chapter, President (2017–2018)
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, President (2016)
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards

  • H.G. Wells Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Super Lawyers, 2003-present
    • Top 100 in Texas, 2013
    • Top 100 in Dallas/Fort Worth
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-present
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Publications

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Notable

Cases

Meyer v. Cooper Industries, et al

Workplace injuries suffered due to negligence or faulty tools can tragically and permanently change the lives of an employee and their family, as happened to elevator technician Michael Meyer just days before Christmas 2018. Meyer lost the use of his right arm, suffered severe damage to the left, and suffered other permanent and debilitating injuries…

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