Lawyer Bio: Areas of Focus, Experience and Honors
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
McMinn Law Firm in the News
Jason McMinn spoke with several news stations about a dog bite case. An Austin woman has been at the center of several traumatic, and leading headline dog bite cases. 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.
Jason McMinn files lawsuit against Lyft in wrongful death case
Attorney Jason McMinn recently 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 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
- Super Lawyers Rising Star
Jason McMinn has been selected as a Rising Star for 2016 – 2019 by Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters service. Rising Star selection considers professional achievement in legal practice, and peer recognition.
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
I couldn't have asked for a better outcome.Read more...
I was impressed by their swift, efficient, transparent work on my behalfRead more...
I received a visit to my house for personal consultation (on a Saturday).Read more...
They took care of her, and they got us back on our feet following what could have been a very traumatic event.Read more...
Don't hesitate to contact these folks because they do care about you and your rights.Read more...
Great to work with.Read more...
If you were injured with a mound of medical bills and have no idea where to start, you need to give these guys a call, seriously, just do itRead more...
This are the lawyers that anyone can trust they always done a great job.Read more...
The outcome was better than I could have imagined and they are just the best law firm in Austin.Read more...
Justin McMinn took care of absolutely everything, and really put my mind at ease throughout the whole process.Read more...
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More about Jason McMinn:
Jason McMinn, an aggressive injury attorney in Austin, founded the McMinn Law Firm in 2005.
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.