James M. Stanley - Managing Partner

JamesFort Worth Personal Injury Attorney

James M. Stanley was born in Dallas, Texas, but has lived most of his life in Fort Worth. Jim received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama and then attended law school at the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating in 1976. Upon coming to Fort Worth, Mr. Stanley worked for Doug Crouch and Brantley Pringle until 1978 when he began The Law Office of James M. Stanley, which is now located in the historic Reeves house here in Fort Worth.

Jim Stanley is the driving force behind the law office. Mr. Stanley handles cases in the fields of personal injury law, wrongful death, automobile accidents, construction accidents, unsafe premises, product liability, and workplace deaths and serious injuries. He practices throughout the state of Texas, including Johnson County, Hood County, Tarrant County, Parker County, Wise County, and Dallas County.

Mr. Stanley is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA), Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association (TCTLA), and the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice in all courts in Texas and the United States Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Jim and his late wife, Christi, built the Law Office of James M. Stanley. They were blessed with three children (Amber, Mary, and Jason) and many grandchildren. Amber and Mary are both successful attorneys, and Jason successfully operates a computer programming business. On January 21, 2013, Christi passed away after a courageous fight against AML Leukemia. Her influence on the law practice and belief in the mission of helping others serves to inspire the attorneys and staff at the Law Office of James M. Stanley.

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The following is a sampling of some of the many cases we have had the privilege to handle on behalf of our clients. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits. Past results do not predict future results.​​

  • Catastrophic High Pressure Water Injury Resulting in Ruptured Colon, Infections, Multiple Surgeries Required

    NET TO CLIENT $3,069,546.66

  • Catastrophic Brain Injury/Motor Vehicle Accident

    NET TO CLIENT $3,018,051.78

  • Electrocution involving Defective Product

    NET TO CLIENT $2,491,510.87

  • Wrongful Death caused by Employer Negligence

    NET TO CLIENT $1,119,736.98

  • Grandmother seriously injured when rear-ended by 18-wheeler oil

    NET TO CLIENT $977,516.95

  • Wrongful Death due to Employer Negligence

    NET TO CLIENT $852,773.73

  • Wrongful Death caused by Employer Negligence.

    NET TO CLIENT $841,000.00

  • Catastrophic Injury caused by Defective Product.

    NET TO CLIENT $714,000.00

  • Wrongful Death caused by Employer Negligence

    NET TO CLIENT $728,664.19

  • Serious injury caused by 18-Wheeler blocking road

    NET TO CLIENT $584,309.41

  • Wrongful Death caused by Medical Malpractice.

    NET TO CLIENT $443,360.00

  • Wrongful Death and Survival Action

    NET TO CLIENT $461,423.23

  • Wrongful Death of a Fetus and Serious Personal Injury

    NET TO CLIENT $584,062.75

  • Wrongful Deaths

    NET TO CLIENT $532,211.06

  • Wrongful Death of a child

    NET TO CLIENT $499,266.40

  • Serious injuries to driver of 18-wheeler

    NET TO CLIENT $465,230.35

  • Wrongful Death caused by Medical Malpractice.

    NET TO CLIENT $359,520.00

  • Wrongful Death of a Child

    NET TO CLIENT $303,070.11

  • Wrongful Death of a Child

    NET TO CLIENT $380,345.57

  • Wrongful Death caused by physician negligence

    NET TO CLIENT$345,526.90

  • Serious Personal Injury

    NET TO CLIENT $352,813.23

  • Wrongful Death of a Child

    NET TO CLIENT $320,706.81

  • Medical negligence by hospital

    NET TO CLIENT $284,156.68

  • Wrongful Death Alcohol-Related Accident

    NET TO CLIENT $341,061.50


*The amounts reflected are the actual dollar amounts received by clients after deduction of attorney’s fees and expenses.