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Eric G. Jensen

Eric G. Jensen


Personal Injury and Products Liability Lawyer
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Potts Law Firm, LLP
Springfield, MO

About Eric G. Jensen

Attorney Biography

As an attorney at The Potts Law Firm, Eric Jensen practices personal injury law, using his extensive experience in serious personal injury, product liability and death cases. His was previously a founding partner of O’Reilly Jensen & Preston, LLC, where he gained over twenty years of experience. He has in the last 20 years tried numerous first chair jury cases in State and Federal Court, and had tried several dozen administrative or judge tried cases.

Mr. Jensen earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from William Jewell College. He then studied at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, winning the Sheridan Appellate Advocacy Award, granted to the top appellate advocate in the law school. He was also named to the Order of Barristers and was selected for the Law Review. Jensen graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1994.

Among his numerous awards, Mr. Jensen was named a Missouri Super Lawyer in 2012, 2014-2017. In addition to helping clients in courtrooms throughout the state, he also dedicates his time to worthy causes within the community. He was a Board Member for Isabel’s House, an organization that provides help to children whose families are in crisis, working to fight against abuse and neglect. In addition, he served as a member of The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks from 2001 to 2007. He was also a Board Member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association.

Awards:

Super Lawyers Missouri & Kansas, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

Missouri Bar Association American Association for Justice Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Board of Directors, 2013 – present Member of Federal Practice Committee, 2009

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Presenter Legal Issues in the Workplace, Management Development Institute at Missouri State University, 2014 Adjunct Faculty – Missouri State University Hospitality Law Class, 2012-2014 Speaker/Author, Annual Law Update – Employment Law, Missouri Bar Association, 2007-2013 Topic: Motions to Dismiss and Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Author/Speaker, Federal Practice Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 2010 Author, Missouri Bar Evidence CLE, Chapter 13 Supplement, Missouri Bar Association, 2010 Subject: Negotiating Separation Agreements, Author/Speaker, Employment Law in Missouri, Sterling Educational Services, 2009 Author/Speaker, Employment Law for New Lawyers, Missouri Bar CLE for New Lawyers, Missouri Bar Association, 2008 Presentation at the Sixth Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium, Author/Speaker, Summary Judgment under the Missouri Human Rights Act, Missouri Bar Assocation, 2007 Author, Admissibility of of Subsequent Remedial Measures, Insurance Coverage, Settlements, Plea Bargains, and Collateral Payments of Medical Expenses, Missouri Bar CLE Evidence 5th Edition, Missouri Bar Association, 2006 Author/Speaker, Properly Handling an Employee Complaint in Missouri, Lorman Educational Services, 2003 Co-Author, "Proof of Damages", Missouri Products Liability Handbook, Missouri Bar Association, 1996 Author, When Hired Guns Backfire: The Witness Immunity Doctrine and the Negligent Expert Witness, UMKC Law Review, Vol 62, No.1, 1993

Practice Areas

 
Personal Injury (30%)
 
Products Liability (30%)
 
Motorcycle Accidents (15%)
 
Wrongful Death (15%)
 
Spinal Cord Injuries (10%)

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Bar Licenses

Missouri State Bar
Missouri
Member in Good Standing

Kansas State Bar
Kansas
Member in Good Standing
1994

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Work Experience

Potts Law Firm, LLP
Potts Law Firm Partner - Auto Defect Division/Products
2014

O'Reilly Jensen and Preston, Partner
20012014

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Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Juris Doctor
1994

William Jewell College
Bachelor of Arts

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Associations

Missouri Bar Association
Member
Missouri Bar Association
1994

Board of Directors
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
20132015

Member
American Association for Justice

Member
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

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Awards & Recognitions

Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2017

Super Lawyers® Missouri & Kansas
Super Lawyers
2016

Missouri Kansas Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2015

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Eric G. Jensen
Potts Law Firm, LLP
3432 S. Culpepper Court
Springfield, MO 65804
www.potts-law.com
Springfield Office: 417-238-0889
Houston Office: 713-963-8881

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