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Attorney James Kennedy

Born in 1968, El Paso attorney James B. Kennedy has been practicing law since 1994 and is currently licensed in five states: Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada. Mr. Kennedy is certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, an honor held by fewer than 3% of attorneys practicing in the state of Texas. Coming from a diverse educational and professional background, he presents a strategic blend of accomplished skills and abilities to produce real, consequential results for his clients and their families. James Kennedy has taken cases to trial in Texas and New Mexico courts as well as United States courts. He is highly experienced in arbitration and employment cases.

Mr. Kennedy earned a Bachelors of Arts with Special Honors in History and Government from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991. Three years later, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence while graduating Cum Laude from Texas Tech University School of Law.

Local, Board-Certified attorney James B. Kennedy will walk into the courtroom with you and fight for the justice you deserve. He handles serious injury and death cases. These include work-related injuries, automobile accidents, defective product claims and more. He has handled cases involving insurance companies, trucking companies, construction accidents, fork lift accidents, bicycle accidents as well as many others. He has been licensed in Texas State Court since 1994, Texas Federal Court since 1995, New Mexico State Court since 1995, New Mexico Federal Court since 1999, Nevada state court in 2004, Nevada Federal Court in 2006, Colorado State Court since 2004, and Arizona State Court since 2014.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1994
  • Texas Western District, 1995
  • New Mexico State Court, 1995
  • New Mexico Federal Court, 1999
  • Tenth Circuit of Appeals, 2000
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2003
  • Colorado, 2004
  • Nevada, 2004
  • Nevada Federal Court, 2006
  • Arizona, 2014

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, President, 2012 - 2013
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Vice President, 2011 - 2012
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, 2000 - Present
  • El Paso Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America (ELOA) Membership Acceptance

Honors and Awards

  • Elite Lawyer, 2021
  • Super Lawyers, 2011 - Present
  • Recipient for Outstanding Civility and Professionalism in the practice of trial law El Paso chapter of ABOTA, 2011
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Member Phi Alpha Theta 1991
  • Eagle Scout
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