Jacks, John D.

900 West AvenueAustin, TX 78701- 2210

Updated: 10/03/2014


John Jacks represents individuals and businesses in a variety of areas, including breach of contracts, property owner associations, commercial disputes between competitors, protection of trade secrets, construction litigation, collections and partnership and shareholder disputes. John also represents individuals and businesses in disputes arising under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.  John has more than 20 years of experience litigating cases in state and federal courts at both...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Commercial & Business Litigation 90%
  • Entity Formation and Business Transactions 10%
  • Business Litigation and Consultation
  • Consumer Protection Litigation


  • 90%


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Other Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Foundation, 2012 (Fellow)
  • Austin Bar Association, 2012 (Member)


  • Regional Vice President's Award, Region VI, Appellate Advocacy Award, 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Served as court-appointed guardian ad litem in numerous cases, since 2011

Past Positions

  • Walker, Bright and Whittenton, P.C., Associate, 1997 - 1999
  • Office of Texas Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General, 1993 - 1997


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    J.D. - 1992 With Honors
    Law Journal: University of Texas American Journal of Criminal Law, Member, 1991 - 1992
  • The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
    B.A. - 1990 (Honors Program) with High Honors
    Major: History

Office Information


900 West AvenueAustin, TX 78701- 2210


  • 512-482-0924


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