Jason K. Burress

Jason K. Burress

McKinney, Texas
(214) 726-0016

Jason Burress is a 7th generation Texan who earned his law degree from the Southern Methodist University School of Law.  While attending SMU Law School, Jason clerked for the Honorable Justice Jim Moseley at the Fifth District Court of Appeals.  Jason was also very involved in mock trial competitions and earned the Dean's List multiple times.  Upon graduation, Jason joined Hartline, Dacus, Barger, Dreyer & Kern, a prominent Texas based law firm.  Over his career, Jason has managed hundreds of high-stakes cases involving personal injury and wrongful death with millions of dollars at risk.  He previously served as trial counsel for numerous mid-size and Fortune 500 corporations including General Motors, Freightliner, AIG Excess and Casualty Level insured companies, Nissan Motor Company, Boston Scientific and Conoco-Phillips.

Since founding Burress Law PLLC, Jason's practice has shifted from defending insurance companies and product manufacturers to representing people who are injured or have lost loved ones due to someone else's negligence. Jason dedicates his practice to helping serious personal injury victims of catastrophic 18 wheeler crashes, motorcycle wrecks and car crashes as well as victims of drunk drivers and dangerous or defective products.

Personal Injury Honors and Awards
We have been fortunate to have earned many honors and accolades. We take pride in these awards, as they reflect our unyielding commitment and dedication to the people we serve.

Areas of Practice

  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Honors and Awards

  • Best Personal Injury Lawyer - McKinney Courier Gazette (3 time recipient)
  • D Magazine Best Lawyers (3 time recipient)
  • Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers / Texas Rising Stars 5 time Recipient
  • Leadership McKinney Graduate – Class of 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Collin County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chairman of McKinney Economic Development Corporation (Board Member since 2015)
  • McKinney Community Development Corporation (2009-2013 – Vice Chairman for 2012-2013)
  • Chairman of McKinney Chamber of Commerce’s Government and Legislative Issues Committee (2012-2013)
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship – the firm has donated more than $57,200 since 2011
  • CASA
  • McKinney Education Foundation
  • Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney
  • Kiwanis Club of McKinney, Texas
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law
  • McKinney Boyd High School Booster Club (golf team)
  • Tiger Boxing Gym