Jordan ParkerPartner, Fort Worth

Jordan M. Parker is a partner and Chairman of the firm's Litigation Section. He defends physicians, hospitals, nurses, nursing homes, and other health care providers in medical negligence lawsuits. Mr. Parker also handles mass tort, drug liability, medical device liability, general products liability, catastrophic injury, construction defect, and other traditional personal injury cases. He represents physicians in contested proceedings and license revocation hearings before the Texas Medical Board and advises hospitals and other health care entities regarding credentialing matters. Mr. Parker also represents nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing and other providers before their respective boards in Austin.

Principal Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Texas at Arlington, B.A. in English and History, 1986
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • Acclaim Physician Group
  • Adventist Health System
  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Cook Children’s Medical Center
  • Cook Children’s Physician Network
  • Texas Health Resources
  • Texas Medical Liability Trust
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center

Mr. Parker represents individuals and businesses in a variety of contractual and commercial disputes, including emergency relief from or response to Temporary Restraining Orders.

Mr. Parker represents husbands and wives in select divorce proceedings and handles select contested child custody and child support modification cases for fathers, mothers, grandparents, and guardians. When necessary, Mr. Parker obtains or responds to temporary and emergency Motions and Orders, including Temporary Restraining Orders.

  • Licensed to practice in Texas, 1990
  • Licensed to practice in Oklahoma, 2005
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 1991
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, 1993
  • Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma, 2007
  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2002
  • Alpha Chi, National Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honor Society
  • Order of the Coif Honor Society
  • Note Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, 1989- 1990
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Tarrant County Bar Foundation
  • Named “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service, 2004-2017
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine’s “Top Attorney” list, 2006-2017
  • AV rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • “The Standard of Care: An Attorney’s Perspective”, Cook Children’s Pediatric Anesthesia Conference November 17, 2012.
  • Parker and Hernandez, Use and Non-Use of Tangible Personal Property in Public Hospitals Under §101.021 of the Texas Tort Claims Act, 34 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 131 (1993)
  • Griffith and Parker, With Malice Toward None: The Metamorphosis of Statutory and Common Law Protections for Physicians and Hospitals in Negligent Credentialing Litigation, 22 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 157 (1991) *Outstanding Law Review Article in Texas, Texas Bar Foundation, 1991