Verified Attorney
« Back to search results
28003410
http://lawyers.lawyerlegion.com/

Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

713-520-2500
Jim Mac Perdue
Perdue & Kidd, LLP
510 Bering Suite 500
Houston, TX 77057
www.perdueandkidd.com
Phone: 713-520-2500
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Board Certified in Medical Professional Liability

Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Board Certified Specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law

The Inner Circle of Advocates

The Inner Circle of Advocates

Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Member

About Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Jim M. Perdue, Jr. is a partner in Perdue & Kidd, with a national practice focusing on trying lawsuits, from cases involving defective medical products and pharmaceutical liability claims to catastrophic injuries of all types. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Medical Professional Liability by the American Board of Professional Li... read more »

Biography

Jim M. Perdue, Jr. is a partner in Perdue & Kidd, with a national practice focusing on trying lawsuits, from cases involving defective medical products and pharmaceutical liability claims to catastrophic injuries of all types. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Medical Professional Liability by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He currently serves on the Rules Advisory Committee of the Texas Supreme Court.   Mr. Perdue is both an Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates and Fellow in the International Society of Barristers. Mr. Perdue is listed among the “Top 100 Attorneys in Texas” in Texas Monthly by Thomson Reuters, where he has been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” since the list’s inception 11 years ago. He is also named in “The Best Lawyers in America” (Woodward/White 2006-15) for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury practice.

Mr. Perdue has tried over 30 personal injury cases to jury verdict, including multi-million dollar verdicts for cases involving pharmaceutical liability, work place injury, and medical malpractice. This includes his $27.6 million dollar verdict against Boston Scientific, listed as one of the largest product liability verdicts of 2014 by the National Law Journal. Mr. Perdue has spoken at over 100 legal seminars and published on a wide range of topics, from trial techniques to tort law. He has made appearances on Good Morning America, Court TV and local television as a legal commentator on civil justice legislation, automotive safety, and product liability law.

Mr. Perdue attended the University of Texas and graduated summa cum laude. He then received his J.D. cum laude at the University of Houston Law Center and was named their Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2006. He is Past-President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Past-Chair of the Professional Negligence Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, a member of Leader’s Forum of American Association for Justice, a fellow of the Texas and Houston Bar Foundations, and a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. The Houston Young Lawyers Association honored Mr. Perdue with the Woodrow B. Seals Outstanding Young Attorney Award in 2002.

Mr. Perdue serves on the Boards of TIRR Foundation, which is the charitable research arm of TIRR Hospital in Houston, Texas, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Foundation (Houston); and the Silver Spurs Alumni Association. He is a past director of the Texas Lyceum and Past President of the University of Houston Law Center Alumni Organization. He and his wife Nicole have three sons, 13, 11, and 9.

Map & Directions

Contact Information

Jim Mac Perdue Jr. -
Perdue & Kidd, LLP
510 Bering Suite 500
Houston, TX 77057
www.perdueandkidd.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 713-520-2500

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Personal Injury40.00%
Medical Malpractice30.00%
Products Liability30.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Texas Member in Good Standing 1993

Work Experience

Position Duration
Perdue & Kidd, LLP 2013 – present
Perdue Kidd & Vickery, 2011 to present 2011 – present
Partner, Perdue & Kidd, L.L.P. 20082011
Partner, The Perdue Law Firm, L.L.P. 19992007
Partner, Perdue, Clore & Perdue, L.L.P. 1998
Associate, Perdue & Clore, L.L.P. 19951997
Associate, Looper, Reed, Mark & McGraw, Inc 19931995

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of Houston Juris Doctor 1993
University of Texas at Austin Government & Economics B.A. 1990

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member College of the State Bar 1998 – present
Member The Inner Circle of Advocates present

Specialty Certifications

Certification Specialty Accredited Organization Year
Board Certified Medical Professional Liability American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys 2010
Board Certified Specialist Personal Injury Trial Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2000

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward/White 2015
Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers 2015
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward / White 2014
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2014
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward / White 2013
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2013
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward/White 2012
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2012
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward / White 2011
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2011
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward/White 2010
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2010
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward / White 2009
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2009
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward/White 2008
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2008
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward/White 2007
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2007
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year University of Houston Law Center 2006
The Best Lawyers in America Woodward / White 2006
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2006
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2005
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2004
Super Lawyer Thompson Reuters 2003
Woodrow B. Seals Outstanding Young Attorney Award Houston Young Lawyers Association 2002
Fellow International Society of Barristers ---
Texas Super Lawyers – Top 100 Attorneys Texas Monthly Magazine ---
Fellow Texas and Houston Bar Foundations ---
AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell ---

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
Medical Devices Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2015
Why Your Case Won’t Settle Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2015
Hot Medical Device Litigation Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2014
Persuading the Modern Jury Trial Advocacy Seminar 2014
Can You Make Your Audience Smarter? Conference on State and Federal Appeals 2014
Just Because They’ve Always Done It That Way Doesn’t Make It Right 36th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference 2014
Two Generations – Two Perspectives on Persuasion What Happens in Vegas Seminar 2013
Rules of the Road for Product Liability Cases Rules of the Road Seminar 2013
Persuading the Modern Juror Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2013
Connecting with the Modern Jury KAJ Annual Convention 2013
Keepers of the Flame Ethics 2013
Neuroscience and Persuasion The Science of Communication 2013
Pharmaceutical Litigation Update Winning in Las Vegas Seminar 2012
What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Pharmaceutical Litigation Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2012
Opening Statement TACT College 2012
Persuasion, Neuroscience and Decision Theory Conference on State and Federal Appeals 2012
The Art of Persuasion - Redux 36th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference 2012
Personal Injury Law Update 2011 Litigation Institute 2011
Opening Statement in Auto Cases Road Rules Seminar 2011
New Federal Causes of Action Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2011
Power Point at Trial – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Amarillo Bar Institute 2011
Growing the Reptile - From Intake to Trial Annual Convention 2011
New Thoughts on Thinking Annual Conference 2011
False Claim Act Update Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2011
The Art of Persuasion 35th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference 2011
How to Not Try Your Case Twice Car Wrecks Seminar 2010
Primer on Oil and Gas Litigation New Laws and New Tactics Seminar 2010
Winning with Stories – Another Perspective Mock Trial Seminar 2010
Opening Statement Advanced Personal Injury Law 2010
Digging Deeper to Maximize Damages in 18 Wheeler Cases Serious Auto Torts Seminar 2010
Voir Dire Amidst the Immigration Debate TrialSmith Webinar Series 2010
Closing Argument Trial Advocacy College of Texas 2010
Developing Trends in Oil & Gas Law Advanced Civil Trial Seminar 2010
Effective Advocacy at Trial Car Wrecks Seminar 2010
Medical Malpractice Update Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2010
Voir Dire During the Immigration Debate Real World CLE 2010
What Does Neuroscience Teach About Opening Dallas Trial Lawyers Association 2010
Opening Statement Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference 2010
Debating Health Care Liability Reform Rhodes College, 23rd Annual Symposium of the Institute of the Profession of La 2010
Focus Group Performance – Auto Pedestrian Case with Debriefing Texas Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting 2010
Personal Injury Update 2009 Litigation Institute 2009
Hot Topics at the Courthouse Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Luncheon CLE 2009
Wrongful Death Damages – What Can You Recover? Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2009
Persuading the Modern Juror 2009 Bench Bar Conference 2009
New Concepts of Persuasion: The Theory and Effect from a Recent Trial State Bar CLE: Two Hour Webcast 2009
From Intake to Filing Suit Car Wrecks Seminar 2009
Persuasion and Storytelling in Opening Statement Car Wrecks Seminar 2009
Medical Malpractice Update Advanced Personal Injury Update 2009
Paid or Incurred Issues Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar 2009
How to Not Try Your Case Twice Car Wrecks Seminar 2009
Storytelling and Persuasion Advanced Civil Trial Seminar 2008
Maximizing Economic Damages Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2008
Different Approaches to Persuading the Modern Juror Advanced Civil Trial CLE 2008
Damages Update 2008 Advanced Personal Injury Litigation 2008
Examination of Expert Witnesses Essentials of Civil Trial 2008
Landmines from 2008 – What to Look Out For Nuts and Bolts Seminar 2008
Tension Between Doctors and Hospitals Advanced Medical Malpractice Course 2007
Paid or Incurred Medical Expenses Advanced Civil Trial CLE 2007
Legal Update – Paid or Incurred and Gore v. Faye San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 2007
Economic Damages – Plaintiff’s Perspective Advanced Personal Injury Course 2007
Products Liability and Personal Injury Law Update Advanced Civil Trial Course 2007
Persuasion: Constructing Themes to Appeal to Heart and Mind The Jury Trial 2007
Land Mines and How to Avoid Them Nuts and Bolts Seminar 2007
Creative Investigative Techniques Litigation and Trial Tactics 2007
Teaching Insurance Adjusters to Read a Statute San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 2006
The Law of Expert Reports Under TMLA Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2006
Expert Reports Under § 74.351 Maximizing Your Case Recoveries 2006
Medical Expense Recoveries Personal Injury Law Seminar 2006
Screening Medical Malpractice Cases in a New Environment Houston Trial Lawyers Association 2006
Hot Topics in PI Litigation Harris County Judiciary Retreat 2006
Key Statutes Outside of Chapter 74 Advanced Medical Malpractice Course 2006
Creative Investigative Techniques Litigation and Trial Tactics 2006
Jury Charges After HB 4 Advanced Civil Trial Seminar 2005
Recovery of Medical Expenses After HB 4 Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2005
Building a Personal Injury Practice Association of Trial Lawyers of America 2005
Life After HB 4 Harris County Bench Bar Conference 2005
Paid or Incurred – The Medical Bills Battle Advanced Personal Injury Course 2005
Paid or Incurred – Again Advanced Medical Malpractice Course 2005
Closing Argument – Failure to Diagnose Cancer Handling and Trying Medical Malpractice Cases 2005
Medical Expense Recoveries New Techniques Under HB4 2005
Incurred v. Paid – Medical Recoveries After HB 4 The Car Wrecks Seminar 2005
Governmental Immunity after HB 4 Personal Injury Law Conference 2004
Understanding the Medical Issues Involved in Heart Disease Cases Failure to Diagnose and Treat Heart Disease Cases Teleseminar 2004
Qualifying and Disqualifying Experts Mid- Year Convention CLE 2004
Recovering Medical Expenses After HB 4 Advanced Personal Injury Course 2004
Voir Dire – Plaintiff’s Perspective Medical Legal Seminar 2004
Heretofore Unheard of Jury Instructions – Jury Charge Demonstration Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2004
Paid or Incurred – What’s all the Fuss? Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2004
Use and Abuse of Expert Witnesses Annual Meeting Evidence Course 2004
Legislative Update Advanced Civil Trial Seminar 2003
Legislative Update Advanced Medical Malpractice Law Seminar 2003
Legislative Update Advanced Civil Trial Seminar 2003
Demonstrative Evidence Anatomy of a Civil Trial VII 2003
They Did What?! – Legislative Summary Real World CLE 2003
Expert Reports in Medical Malpractice Cases after Palacios Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2003
HB 4-Legislative Summary Practice After HB 4 2003
Charity Care and Other Gotchas Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2003
Maximizing Damages Law Practice After HB 4 2003
Medical Malpractice Update Personal Injury Law Seminar 2002
Medical Malpractice Advanced Personal Injury Law Seminar 2002
Litigating with the Impaired Insurer – Dealing with the Texas Guaranty Fund Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2002
Mediating the Medical Malpractice Case, Plaintiffs’ Perspective Mediation for Litigators 2002
Maximizing Case Value In House Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar 2002
What Does Proposed Medical Malpractice Legislation Look Like? Houston Bar Association 2002
Demonstrative Evidence Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2001
Demonstrative Presentations Advanced Civil Trial Seminar 2001
Overcoming Objections Young Attorney Trial Skills Seminar 2001
Privileges–Plaintiffs’ Perspective Document Management and Production 2001
Medical Malpractice Update Colors of Fall Seminar 2001
Medical Malpractice Experts Daubert/Robinson Challenge Hearings in the Trial Court 2000
Settlement Hot Buttons Cutting Edge Trial Tactics 2000
Medical Malpractice and Managed Care Liability Update 24th Annual Dean Page Keeton Products Liability and Personal Injury Seminar 2000
Overcoming Objections at Trial How to Offer and Exclude Evidence 1999
Examination of Witnesses Advanced Civil Trial Update 1999
Introduction to Damages Personal Injury for Paralegals 1999
The Federal False Claims Act -- Trial Lawyers Wanted Hot Tips for Hot Times 1998
Managed Care Litigation -- Plaintiff’s Perspective Advanced Civil Trial Program 1998
Overcoming Objections at Trial How to Offer and Exclude Evidence 1998
Overcoming Objections -- An Opportunity to Persuade Dynamic Advocacy Seminar 1997
Overcoming Objections -- An Opportunity to Persuade Hot Tips for Hot Times 1997
Overcoming Objections at Trial How to Offer and Exclude Evidence 1997

Send an Email to Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

If your situation is urgent, consider calling this attorney instead of sending an email:

Phone: 713-520-2500

Send Message

Sending an email to this lawyer through an online form does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship is not established until an official agreement is reached with a lawyer regarding terms of representation. Please don't send a message containing any time-sensitive or confidential information regarding your case via this form.

Blogs

Perdue & Kidd

RSS iconMore than 100 years legal experience

Publications and Articles

Duties to People You Don’t Know, Will Never Meet, and Who Hate Your Client: The Objections to Proposed Texas Disciplinary Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1

Published 2011

Publisher: The Advocate

Grand Openings

Published 2010

Publisher: Trial

Medical Malpractice Litigation After HB 4

Published 2008

Publisher: The Advocate

Arrogance as Evidentiary Gift

Published 2008

Publisher: Trial

Maybe it Depends on What Your Definition of ‘Or’ Is – A Holistic Approach to Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code § 41.0105, the Collateral Source Rule, and Legislative History

Published 2006

Publisher: Texas Tech Law Review

Technology and Your Expert

Published 2005

Publisher: The Advocate

The Art of Demonstrative Evidence

Published 2005

Publisher: Trial

Putting the Pieces Together: Plaintiff’s Closing Argument

Published 2003

Publisher: Trial

Establishing Hospital Liability Through Physician Contracts

Published 2002

Publisher: The Professional Liability Reporter

My Dad's A Trial Lawyer

Published 1999

Publisher: Trial

Trial Themes: Winning Jurors’ Minds and Hearts

Published 1998

Publisher: Trial