Jason McMinn

About Jason McMinn | Austin Car Accident Attorney

Jason McMinn dedicates his time to his clients, community and family. He prepares every case for the possibility that it may go to trial. In every case, Jason investigates every element of the case to advocate for the compensation his client deserves. With over 15 years of experience practicing personal injury law, he is a trusted legal advocate, strategist, and negotiator among his peers and his clients.

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Austin Personal Injury Attorney, Jason McMinn

Jason McMinn is a successful personal injury attorney in Austin, Texas. He represents the victims of serious injury accidents. He founded McMinn Law Firm in 2005.

Areas of practice:

  • Austin Car Accident
  • Truck Accident Injury
  • Pedestrian – Car Accident Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spin / Back Injury Cases
  • Premises liability
  • Wrongful Death

News and Media | Jason McMinn

For news and media inquiries, please contact Jason McMinn and staff at info@mcminnlaw.com.

Longhorn Baseball Coach, Attorney Justin McMinn, Lawyer Jason McMinn
Attorney Jason McMinn Offers Insights to Pre-Law Longhorns

October 25, 2020

Jason McMinn spoke with University of Texas student organization, Texas Undergraduate Law Review. Click to read some of the insights he shared with the pre-law students.

“Focus, drive, and integrity are really what’s most important in becoming a successful attorney. As well as having good character — lawyers are held to a very high standard.” – Jason McMinn

Attorney Jason McMinn interviewed by KXAN reporter
Austin Accident Lawyer Speaks with KXAN News Austin

Jason McMinn spoke with several news stations about a dog bite case in which an Austin woman was attacked by dogs with a vicious past. Jason McMinn spoke with KXAN News and KVUE News about a lawsuit that was filed on behalf of a client who was attacked by two unleashed pit bulls in a park. Learn more about this case.

Jason McMinn is often called on to speak as a local authority on personal injury matters. Granting interviews to local news stations is one way to spread the message about safe driving practices and what people in the community can do to keep their neighborhoods safe.

Here, Jason McMinn speaks about the need for companies to put the safety of the community before profits.

Here Jason McMinn speaks with a KXAN reporter about the Biloxi Train, Bus crash that occurred in 2017.

Jason McMinn Files Lawsuit Against Lyft in Wrongful Death Case

Jason McMinn interview KVUE News Austin

In 2018 attorney Jason McMinn filed a lawsuit against Lyft on behalf of surviving members in a 2014 crash.

The lawsuit has been shared on multiple news sources including Austin American Statesman, KVUE News and KXAN News. It is important for the community to understand that they should hold their drivers accountable for distracted driving. The family involved in the lawsuit wants to see that ridesharing apps are made safer for all in the community.

Jury Awards $110,000 Serious Dog Bite Case

Jason McMinn dog bite lawyer speaks with Tony Ploehetski on KVUE News

Jason McMinn represented a Georgetown man who was seriously injured by a neighbors dog. A Jury found the defendant guilty of negligence and gross negligence. The settlement awarded $110,000 in negligence. 10K of those were purely punitive damages. Attorney’s fees: $44,000.

A border collie bit 53 year old James Duff, who has Autism, in his own backyard. The dog had a history of biting, and had bitten a teenage boy the previous year.

“The verdict speaks volumes for what Williamson County citizens feel about feeling safe in their own backyard. It also sends a clear message that pet owners need to take responsibility when they know that they have a dangerous animal that has previously bitten someone,” said Jason McMinn.

Jason McMinn, Austin Injury Attorney: Select Awards & Affiliations

Best of the Best Attorneys Award Seal

Best of the Best Attorneys – 2021

According to Best of the Best Attorneys, "This honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in their practice. Of the 1.3 million attorneys practicing in the United States less than .05% of Attorneys will receive this distinction." Recipients of this award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession. McMinn Law Firm has been recognized as a top Law Firm in the year 2021 for their dedicated service to clients in the Austin area.

Expertise.com’s 2021 List of 20 Recommended Car Accident Attorneys in Austin

Expertise.com, a company that evaluates and recommends local service professionals, placed McMinn Law Firm on their list of 22 recommended car accident attorneys in Austin. With a rigorous ranking system of more than 25 variables across five categories, their team analyzed the law firms to provide consumers with a hand-picked list.

McMinn Law Firm received an A+ rating in Reputation. Expertise measures a firm's Reputation by evaluating internet reviews. Expertise employs mystery shoppers to grade a firm's Professionalism score. McMinn Law Firm received an overall Professionalism score of A+.

  • Super Lawyers selection for 2020 and 2021. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and personal achievement.
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
    Jason McMinn has been selected as a Rising Star for 2016 – 19 by Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters service. Rising Star selection considers professional achievement in legal practice, and peer recognition.

Selected Professional Listings

Experienced Lawyer Against Insurance Companies

Jason began his legal career working for Decker, Jones, McMackin, McClane, Hall & Bates, P.C., a large established law firm in Fort Worth, Texas.  His primary practice areas were business litigation, medical malpractice defense, and general insurance defense.  Jason worked closely with some of the top defense attorneys in the State of Texas.  He exercised a hands-on approach, and his employers allowed him more involvement with the litigation process than most of his peers.  When tort reform took a toll on the defense work available, Jason saw an opportunity to start his own firm with the vast array of knowledge and experience he had gained.  He moved the firm to New Braunfels in 2006, intending to cater to this growing Texas community.

Through his satellite office in Victoria, TX, he focused on the smaller Texas counties extending to the gulf coast.

McMinn Law Firm’s approach involves a focus on litigation areas of law, which require experience, innovation, and personable trial techniques. Jason has had significant trial experience in personal injury cases since the formation of the firm.

Jason McMinn’s extensive experience on the defense side contributes to his skilled representation of plaintiffs in various personal injury cases.  No case is too small for McMinn Law, and the McMinn attorneys are willing and able to assist their clients in battling large insurance companies who deny claims without merit.

Commitment to Justice

McMinn Law Firm is a proud supporter of Texas Center for Legal Ethics. As a member, Jason serves as an ambassador for ethics and civility among attorneys. The professional organization places an emphasis on holding lawyers’ words to be honored.

Giving Back to Austin: Supporting Children Across Central Texas

McMinn Law Firm is committed to giving back to our community and helping to foster the future of children in Central Texas. McMinn Law Firm has close relationships with several organizations that help foster children every step of the way. Beyond caring for their basic needs, orgs such as TruLight 127 and Kids in A New Groove give children in foster care opportunities to thrive. More about these organizations we care about.

What clients are saying about Jason McMinn, personal injury attorney

Clients of Jason McMinn can see that clients come first in his law practice at McMinn Law Firm. They receive the full attention of an experienced personal injury attorney.

This Google review from a client of Jason McMinn shows how his communication puts clients at ease and with the knowledge that they have a strong advocate on their side.

They keep me updated on a continuous basis and where very easy to get ahold off when I had questions about the case and when it came to end of my case they did great. The outcome was better than I could have imagined and they are just the best law from in Austin.
– Connor S. | Former Client, Google Reviews

Put your trust in Jason McMinn and you will have time focus on recovering, not stress about how your case is advancing.

At McMinn Law Firm, Jason McMinn takes your injury personally. He knows that our clients aren’t the suing type and they aren’t out to get rich. He will fight to the very end to ensure your life is set back to the way it was before the accident.

“I never gave up, and neither did the McMinns. I am so grateful and pleased with the never-ending work and genuine support that the entire McMinn legal team continuously showed me over the arduous period of pursuing justice for my human and legal rights.” Courtney L. -Former Client, Google Reviews

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More about Jason McMinn:

Jason McMinn, an aggressive injury attorney in Austin, founded the McMinn Law Firm in 2005. See the official profile of Jason McMinn on Texas State Bar page for up-to-date information about his standing with the Texas Bar.

Jason was born and raised in central Texas. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Texas for a degree in Business Administration and Texas Tech University for a degree in law.

In August of 2007, the McMinn Law Firm moved its main office to Austin after experiencing great success with its original New Braunfels office. Expanding to the Texas capital city allowed the law firm to extend its services to the urban populace while also maintaining the New Braunfels office for personal injury and selective criminal cases. The firm also decided to narrow its practice to personal injury law.

Today Jason McMinn exclusively practices personal injury law at McMinn Law Firm. He has a strong track record of success representing good people put in bad situations after an accident.

He is a participant and supporter of the Red McCombs School of Business Alumni Association. He is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and was president of the Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association.

Jason and his wife, Heather, are married with four children.  When he’s not at the office, Jason enjoys spending his free time with his family and being outdoors.

Jason is a volunteer T-ball coach for his kids. He is an avid baseball fan and a former University of Texas Longhorn Baseball athlete.

In August of 2018, Jason McMinn and family made a pledge to donate $1 Million to the Texas Baseball program.

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