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Kenton P. Campbell

Partner
Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, L.L.P.

Phone: (512) 338-5322
Fax: (512) 338-5363
E-mail: [email protected]
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Ken brings the same spirit of community service to his law practice that he does to the fire department where he volunteers as a firefighter. Even when litigating, Ken finds that doing what is best for all involved satisfies his clients and everyone else.

Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants at all levels, including the United States Supreme Court, he says that his favorite fires to put out have been those in the arena of political subdivision litigation and general counsel – this is where his personable nature and dedication to finding the facts can really save the day.

Ken Campbell represents political subdivisions throughout the State of Texas, including emergency services districts and municipalities. He also practices in professional liability and real estate errors and omissions.

As of January 1, 2006, BAJB is proud to have Ken Campbell named as a partner.


Professional Affiliations:

Order of Barristers
Texas Tech Board of Barristers
Regional Champion, National Semifinalist, National Mock Trial
President, Student Bar Association
American Bar Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Austin Bar Association
Capital Area Fire Fighters Association
State Firemen’s and Fire Marhsals’ Association


Reported Appellate Decisions:

Ryan v. Friesenhahn, 911 S.W.2d 113 (Tex. App. – San Antonio, 1995,writ granted), aff’d, 960 S.W.2d 656 Tex. 1998)
Application of Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code and common law to social host liability.
Fletcher v. Blair, 874 S.W.2d 83 (Tex. App. -Austin, 1994, writ denied)
Automobile injury and dismissal of plaintiff’s claim due to perjury.

Green v. United Pentecostal Church International, 899 S.W.2d 28 (Tex. App. – Austin, 1995, writ denied), cert. denied, 517 U.S. 1134 (1996)
1st and 5th Amendment case on civil court jurisdiction over religious activity and right of assembly.


Publications & Seminars:

Author and Speaker: “Preserving Error in the Jury Charge,” Masters in Litigation Trial Tactics Seminar, 1998.
Author and Speaker: “Tort Liability for the Emergency Medical Professional,” Austin/Travis County EMS, 1997.

Education

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence – Texas Tech University, 1992
  • B.A., Government – University of Texas, 1984

Career

  • Partner, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, 2006 to present
  • Associate, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, 1997-2005
  • Associate, Thorton Summers Biechlin Dunham & Brown, 1992-1997

Practice Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western and Southern Districts of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court

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