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Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Jim Mac Perdue Jr.


Personal Injury and Products Liability Lawyer
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Perdue & Kidd, LLP
Houston, TX

About Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Attorney 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 laudeat 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.


Practice Areas

 
Personal Injury (23%)
 
Products Liability (18%)
 
Medical Malpractice (17%)
 
Legal Malpractice (11%)
 
Health Law (10%)
 
Civil Trial Law (8%)
 
Business Law (7%)
 
Consumer Law (6%)
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Résumé - Jim Mac Perdue Jr.

Bar Licenses

Texas State Bar
Texas
Member in Good Standing
1993

Work Experience

Perdue & Kidd, LLP
2013

Perdue Kidd & Vickery, 2011 to present
2011

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

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Education

University of Houston Law Center
University of Houston Law Center
Juris Doctor
1993

University of Texas at Austin
B.A.
1990

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Specialty Certifications

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Board Certified
Medical Professional Liability
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
2010

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
2000

Associations

The Inner Circle of Advocates
Member
The Inner Circle of Advocates

Texas Bar College
Member
Texas Bar College

American Board of Trial Advocates
Member
American Board of Trial Advocates

Member
College of the State Bar
1998

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Awards & Recognitions

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

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District and Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas

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

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Bar Membership Information

Texas Bar Membership -

Jim Mac Perdue Jr. - Membership information with The State Bar of Texas - Find more information about Jim Mac Perdue Jr. on The State Bar of Texas website including status and disciplinary history.


Specialty Certifications

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