J. Kevin Thompson

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J. Kevin Thompson

Admitted:   1987, Texas; 1989, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1991, U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Practice Areas:   Personal Injury; Insurance Coverage Law; Insurance Defense; Workers Compensation; Non-Subscriber Defense
Law School:    Southern Methodist University, J.D.
Member:    Dallas and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; The Texas Association of Defense Counsel.
Biography:    Kevin Thompson was born in Georgetown, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas in 1984 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from SMU School of Law in 1987. Kevin served as rules counsel on the SMU Moot Court Board Rules Counsel and practiced in the SMU Civil Clinic for one academic year. He has twenty-five years of legal experience, with ample first-chair trial experience at the State and Federal Court levels, and over 300 administrative trials. Kevin joined The Silvera Firm in October 2010. Kevin has received an AV Peer Review rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell in 2015 and an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Judicial Edition 2016, and is certified in the Department of Labor OSHA 10 hour course in Construction. His practice focuses on the defense of personal injury claims arising out of motor vehicle/trucking accidents, workers’ compensation claims, non-subscriber claims, products liability, premises liability, and contract/coverage litigation. He has authored and provided seminars entitled “Basics of Sexual Harassment Claims and the Americans with Disabilities Act,” Association of General Contractors, Spring 1996; “Objecting to Scientific Evidence,” Spring TADC Meeting 2000; and “Challenging Expert Witnesses Under Daubert and Robinson,” Winter TADC Meeting 2006. Kevin was an instructor for the 2001 Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy. Between 2003 and 2007 Kevin also served as Editor of the TADC Worker’s Compensation Newsletter. He has given numerous presentations to insurance clients and third party administrators for continuing education credit.

Born:   Georgetown, Texas, 1961

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