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John T. Kirtley III

John T. Kirtley III

Trial Attorney
  • Personal Injury
  • Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

John T. Kirtley, III, is a trial attorney, and he has practiced law since 1988. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Texas attorneys have given him the highest professional and ethical rating (AV®Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated), and he was selected for inclusion in Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers® for 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

John has litigated thousands of cases involving automobile and trucking collisions, premises liability, wrongful death, pharmaceutical drugs and devices litigation, defective products, construction accidents, injured seamen and longshoremen, insurance claims, workers’ compensation, employment retaliation claims, consumer and commercial transactions, sexual abuse, class actions, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Professional memberships include American Board of Trial Advocates, The National Trial Lawyers (Top 100 Trial Lawyers), American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Dallas Trial Lawyers Association.

In 2017, John was honored to receive the Texas Trial Lawyers Association’s “John Howie Spirit of Mentorship Award,” for his contributions to the betterment of his colleagues through mentorship, knowledge sharing, and professionalism.

As a native Houstonian, John graduated with honors from the University of Houston. He earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Trial Advocacy.

Education
South Texas College of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Ferrer, Poirot, & Wansbrough
- Current
Trial Attorney, since 1988, representing individuals and families.
Publications
Articles & Publications
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PROVING REASONABLE CHARGES FOR NECESSARY MEDICAL EXPENSES POST IN RE ALLSTATE
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Speaking Engagements
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PROVING REASONABLE CHARGES FOR NECESSARY MEDICAL EXPENSES POST IN RE ALLSTATE, TTLA Mid-Year Conference
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Certifications
Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Civil Trial Law
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Awards
John Howie Spirit of Mentorship Award
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
For contributions to the betterment of his colleagues through mentorship, knowledge sharing, and professionalism.
Professional Associations
American Board of Trial Advocates
Member
Current
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National Trial Lawyers - Top 100
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
Arkansas Judiciary
ID Number: 2009098
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Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 43019
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 986504
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Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
ID Number: 511082
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Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: 6307420
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
ID Number: 678335
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Minnesota
Minnesota Supreme Court
ID Number: 0391739
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Missouri
The Missouri Bar
ID Number: 60568
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4595211
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North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
ID Number: 43929
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 207247
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 11534050
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West Virginia
West Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 11484
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Wisconsin
Wisconsin Court System
ID Number: 1077711
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5th Circuit
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6th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
    Personal Injury
Languages
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Ferrer, Poirot, & Wansbrough
2603 Oak Lawn Ave
Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75219
Telephone: (214) 521-4412