Clay Jenkins is a Dallas County resident. He attended public schools in Waxahachie and is a 1982 graduate of Waxahachie High School. He continued his education at Baylor University and obtained a legal degree from Baylor school of Law in 1987. He served as briefing attorney to the late Hon. Oscar H. Mauzy, Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court, from 1988 to 1989. In 1989, he returned home to work with his father, Warwick H. Jenkins who founded the firm in 1948 and practiced until his death in 2001. Clay began his practice as a general practice attorney handling all types of trial matters. For the last ten years, his practice has been limited to plaintiff’s personal injury and commercial litigation.
Mr. Jenkins is a member of the Ellis County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, The College of The State Bar of Texas, The Pro Bono College of The State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the United States Supreme Court Historical Society, and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. He is listed in Martindale Hubbell ranking service bestows on an attorney. He is also listed in Who’s who in Practicing Attorneys. He is a member of the Brain Injury Association of Texas.
He formerly served as a member of the ATLA, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. He is a former member of the Board of the Texas Legal Services for the Poor, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
In 1994, he served as chairman of the Board of Advocates for the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn. In 2004, he was named “most successful plaintiff’s attorney” in a poll of the Ellis County Bar and in an article in the Texas Lawyer newspaper.
He, his wife, Chrissy, and their daughter live in Dallas, Texas.
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