Jack Baldwin received his B.A. of Fine Arts degree from Texas Christian University in 1982 and he received his J.D degree from South Texas College of Law in 1985. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in November 1985. He is licensed to practice law in both state and federal courts. Following graduation he began undertaking the representation of injured persons in Houston, Texas at the law firm of Stephens and Associates. Mr. Baldwin continued his work in Houston until 1987 when he returned home to East Texas to join his father and brother in practice.
Mr. Baldwin has earned a reputation as a top trial lawyer. With 26 years of legal experience, Mr. Baldwin has gained the respect of his fellow attorneys and the judiciary. He has lectured on the topic of Trial Advocacy to both state and national trial organizations. Mr. Baldwin has tried numerous cases to a jury verdict in excess of one-million-dollars and is “AV” Rated by Martindale-Hubble. He was selected by his peers in 2011 to the Texas Super Lawyers.
Mr. Baldwin limits his practice to representing individuals in wrongful death and serious personal injury actions and assisting inventors and corporations in protecting their intellectual property.
Mr. Baldwin has been invited to become a member in the following respected trial organizations:
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- Advocate - 1995
- President East Texas Chapter 2008
- International Society of Barristers
- Fellow - 19991
- International Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Fellow - 20112
- National Trial Lawyers Association
- Member - 20113
He is also a member of the following trial lawyer organizations;
- American Association for Justice4 [AAJ]
- Board of Governors (2005 - Present)
- Past Chair of the AAJ New Lawyers Division (Chair 1994-1995)
- Past Chair of the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition Committee [STAC] (Chair 1997-2000)5
- Recipient of the AAJ Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer Award in 1994
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Director 1994-present
- American Bar Association
- Consumer Attorneys of California
- Southern Trial Lawyers Association
- East Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- The Joe Tonahill Society
- The Melvin Belli Society
- Membership in the International Society of Barristers is by invitation and limited to 500 attorneys.
- Membership in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers is by invitation and limited to 500 attorneys.
- The National Trial Lawyers is an organization composed of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.
- AAJ is formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA).
- He has hosted and run several regional STAC events, written the national STAC fact pattern and problem, and has overseen the STAC National Finals.