Janie L. Jordan

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College, LLM, Diploma in International Business Law, 1990

South Texas College of Law, JD, 1988

  • Order of Lytae, South Texas Law Review
  • Executive Editor, South Texas Law Review

Louisiana State University, BA, 1983

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Ms. Jordan’s legal expertise has been included in several publications and professional conferences throughout her career. She has served on the State Bar of Texas Committee on Court Rules, proposing changes in rules and statues concerning civil procedure to the Texas Supreme Court and the state legislature.

Ms. Jordan received her BA from Louisiana State University and later graduated with her JD from South Texas College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Lytae and served as Executive Editor of the South Texas Law Review. After graduating from law school, Janie served as a briefing attorney for the Texas Supreme Court working under The Honorable Oscar H. Mauzy. After completion of her clerkship with the Texas Supreme Court, Ms. Jordan received her Masters of Law in International Business Litigation from the University of London.

Representative Experience

Product Liability & Wrongful Death
Member of team that represents a motorist who sustained serious and permanent injuries, including paraplegia, when the motorist’s Nissan Titan truck rolled over during the course of driving along a roadway that was under construction, where the roadway surface had been excavated with a drop-off into dirt and/or gravel.  Plaintiff has asserted negligence claims against the roadway contractor, SMC Builders, Inc., and the Texas Department of Transportation, and has asserted design, manufacturing, marketing, stability, handling, instruction, and warning product defect claims against Nissan.  The suit is presently pending in state district court in Travis County,Texas. 

Representative Cases

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, State Bar of Texas

Fellow, Committee on Court Rules, State Bar of Texas, 2007

Honors & Awards

  • Texas SuperLawyers, 2012-2017
  • Order of the Lytae