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Jeffrey C. Anderson 
San Antonio, Texas
Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Anderson, since 1994
phone 210-340-8880
800-980-8880
fax 210-340-8885
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Jeffrey C. Anderson is originally from Medina, Texas, where he graduated third in his high school class in 1964. (There were eleven in his class). In 1968, he graduated from Southwest Texas State College with a degree in biology. After college, he entered the Army where he served as Commanding Officer of a medic training company at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. After completing his military service, he entered St. Mary's University School of Law, and graduated in 1974. He served two years as a briefing attorney for U.S. District Judge D.W. Suttle before becoming a member and partner of Southers & Lyons, Inc. In 1994, he opened his own law firm as a solo practitioner.

In addition to the Texas State Courts, Mr. Anderson is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts. He was board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1981, and certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 1987. He is a sustaining member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, the College of The State Bar of Texas, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He is also a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the San Antonio Bar Foundation.

Mr. Anderson has been a member of the San Antonio Bar Association since 1976. He is currently serving as Chairman of the Medical/Legal Liaison Committee, where he has been a committee member for over ten years.

Mr. Anderson has authored numerous publications for CLE programs in Texas, and has frequently lectured on personal injury trial law. In 1996, Mr. Anderson was elected Chairman of the Alamo Public Telecommunications Counsel, the governing board of KLRN-TV9. He is the past president of the Community Advisory Board of KLRN, and has been active with the station for over thirty years.

Mr. Anderson's daughter graduated from St. Mary's Law School, practiced with the firm of Howie & Sweeney in Dallas, Texas, and is currently handling some case in the Dallas area while raising two kids.

Areas of Practice:
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Class Actions -- Plaintiff
Social Security -- Disability
Nursing Home
Litigation & Appeals
Military Law
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Medical Malpractice
Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
Toxic Torts
Aviation
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Legal Board of Specialization, 1981 - Present


Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1987 - Present


Bar Admissions:
Texas, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1979
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1982
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1975
Education:
St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 1974
Doctorate of Jurisprudence
Law Journal: St. Mary's Law Journal, Assoc. Ed., 1974


Southwest Texas State College (Southwest Texas State University), 1968
Bachelor of Science
Major:  Biology


Published Works:
"Sovereign Immunity - Texas Tort Claims Act", 5 St. Mary's L.J. 152, Spring, 1973


"LAL: Another Assault on the Tax Shelter", 5 St. Mary's L.J. 586, Fall, 1973


"Preparing for the Tardive Dyskinesia Epidemic", Tx Personal Inj. Law Rpt., Nov, Vol 3, No. 4,, 1985


"A Lawyers Guide to Tardive Dyskinesia: An Overview of Litigation & Medicine", Med. Mal., Verdicts, Settlements & Exp., Feb., Vol 2, No. 2, 1986


"Psychiatric Malpractice", Part One, Tx Personal Inj. Law Rpt., May, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1986


"Psychiatric Malpractice", Part Two, Tx Personal Inj. Law Rpt., July, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1986


"Federal Tort Claims Act Liability: 50 Years After the Crash", Tx Personal Inj. Law Rpt., December, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1995


Doctors and Lawyers Join to Cull the Herd of HIPPAA Forms, San Antonio Lawyer, January - February, 2006


Classes/Seminars Taught:
"Psychiatric Malpractice", Medical Malpractice Conference, April 11, 1986 - Present


"Jury Selection", Premises Liability Seminar, January 20, 1993 - Present


"Federal Tort Claims Act Liability", Medical Malpractice Conference, April 6, 1995 - Present


"Keeping Your Neck Out of the Noose: Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine, Part 1 and 2", Joint Service Symposium on Emergency Medicine on the Riverwalk, March 28, 1996 - Present


"Handling a Federal Tort Claims Act Case: A Plaintiff's Lawyer's Perspective", Federal Bar Association, May 15, 1996 - Present


"Proving Anesthesia Malpractice", Medical Malpractice Conference, April 11, 1996 - Present


"Presenting the Plaintiff on Direct", TTLA Car Wrecks Seminar, November 1, 1996 - Present


"Cosmetic Surgery Misadventures", Medical Malpractice Conference, April 4, 1997 - Present


"The Negligent Podiatrist", Medical Malpractice Conference, April 2, 1998 - Present


"The Ten Least Favorite Things About Handling Federal Tort Claims Act Cases", Federal Bar Association Presentation, May 20, 1998 - Present


"Liability of the Plastic Surgeon" - Medical Malpractice Conference, April 9, 1999 - Present


"Problems in Proving Breast Cancer Causation" - Medical Malpractice Conference, November 2, 2000 - Present


"Pretrial Conferences; Scheduling Orders; Pretrial Orders; Amendments to Federal and Local Civil Rules", Federal Bar Association, November 17, 2000 - Present


"The New Local Rules", United States District Court Training Center, November 27, 2000 - Present


Death by Headache, Medical Malpractice Conference , November 16, 2001 - Present


Bariatric Surgery: The Diet of Last Resort, Medical Malpractice Conference , November 8, 2002 - Present


How I Decided to Sue You: Misadventures in Psychiatry, The 136th Annual Session of the Texas Medical Association, April 4, 2003 - Present


A Plaintiff's Perspective on House Bill 4, Texas Tort Reform Act Conference , September 19, 2003 - Present


Ethical Considerations in Prosecuting and Defending Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, March 14, 2008 - Present


"Accidents at the Track: Who is Responsible and Who Pays?", Professional Motorsport Circuit Owners, Investors, and Suppliers Forum, 2010


"The Best & Worst of the Federal Tort Claims Act", 27th Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2011


Honors and Awards:
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale-Hubble), 1999 - 2009


Texas Super Lawyer (Texas Monthly), 2006 - Present


Law Dragon (Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America), 2007 - Present


Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, 1974 - Present


San Antonio Bar Association, 1976 - Present
Member (Past Chairman, Medical/Legal Liaison Committee)


American Association for Justice, 1990 - Present
Sustaining Member


Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1977 - Present
Sustaining Member


San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 1977 - Present


Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, 1976 - Present


Texas Bar Foundation, 1989 - Present
Life Fellow


San Antonio Bar Foundation
Life Fellow


College of The State Board of Texas, 1991 - 2004


American Board of Trial Advocates, 1986 - Present


National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1982 - Present


American College of Master Advocates and Barristers, 2004 - Present
Senior Counsel


National Lawyer Honor Society, 2003 - Present
Member


Roscoe Pound Institute, 2000 - Present
Supporting Fellow


Past Employment Positions:
U.S. Courts, 1974 - 1976


Southers & Lyons, Inc., 1976 - 1994


Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Anderson, 1994 - Present



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