Our Attorney

Senior Partner Jason E. Payne is a Board Certified Personal Injury Trial attorney who has served as the Senior Shareholder of The Payne Firm, P.C. since 2004. Mr. Payne was certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2010. From 2012-2014, Mr. Payne has been selected as a Rising Star by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Payne earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, TX. Mr. Payne also received his Masters of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He also earned his Bachelors of Science in Political Science from University of Houston in Houston, TX.
Mr. Payne is licensed to practice law in Texas as well as in New York. He is a member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Payne is also a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

E-mail Me Jason E. Payne jpayne@thepaynefirm.com

Location:

Houston, Texas

Phone:

713-223-5100

Fax:

713-222-0794

Email:

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Year Joined Firm
•2004

Areas of Practice
•Personal Injury
•Products Liability
•18 Wheeler Accidents
Drunk Driving Accidents
•Automobile Accident
•Premises Liability

Certified Legal Specialties
•Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2010
Bar Admissions
•Texas, 2002
New York, 2011
•U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
•U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
•U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
•U.S. Supreme Court

Education
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston IL-2010

•University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas ◦J.D. – 2002

•University of Houston ◦B.S. – 1999
◦Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards
•Texas Super Lawyer- Rising Star, a Thomson Reuters Business, 2012-2014

Professional Associations and Memberships
•State Bar of Texas, Member
State Bar Of New York, Member

Past Employment Positions
•Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner, Houston/Austin, Staff
Texas State Representative Garnet Coleman, Houston, Staff
•Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering, P.C., Associate

Fraternities/Sororities
•Alpha Phi Alpha-Life Member