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The Personal Injury Attorneys That People Trust
We’re committed to providing superior legal service and fighting for justice for our clients. Our team routinely reviews medical evidence, investigates accident scenes, works with outside experts and negotiates with insurance companies to help our clients obtain the compensation they deserve. And if the insurance won’t back down, we can go before a judge and jury with board-certified trial attorney Chad Jones as the head of our legal team.
Chad E. Jones
Founding Member and Managing Partner
For over 20 years, Chad E. Jones has been representing injured and disabled people in Bryan, College Station, Midland, Waco, Odessa, and throughout Texas. An alumnus of Texas A&M University, Mr. Jones is passionate about helping his clients when it matters most and dedicated to keeping abreast of Texas Law. He is board certified as a Personal Injury Trial Lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Learn more about Chad Jones.
Senior Attorney & VP of Operations
Kevin Kornegay is a dedicated litigation attorney with more than 10 years of experience representing clients in a diverse practice, including personal injury and criminal defense cases. Before joining Chad Jones Law, he defended personal injury claims and served as a prosecutor. He has the knowledge needed to advocate for his clients and is dedicated to obtaining positive results in their cases. Learn more about Kevin Kornegay.
Tadarious Hawkins is a personal injury attorney at Chad Jones Law. As an associate in the firm’s College Station office, he helps with cases on the Brazos County mental health docket. Before joining the firm, he was a judicial extern in Arkansas and a law clerk with two firms in Little Rock, AR. Born and raised in Texas, Tadarious received his J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. He was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity while there. He received his Master of Science degree in sports administration and his Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Henderson State University. He played baseball and was a member of Alpha Epsilon Lambda (Graduate Honors Society), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honors Society), and Fellowship of Christian Athletes while attending Henderson State. He is a member of the Texas Bar Association and the Brazos County Bar Association. Tadarious is inspired by the needs of clients and his ultimate goal is to protect their rights and ensure they are treated fairly. He has the drive and dedication needed to build strong cases and get results that help clients get back to the state of health and well being that they were in before they were injured.
Attorney of Counsel
Jessica was born and raised in Texas. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Political Science. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Tech University School of Law. While completing her law degree, Jessica gained vital experience in her roles at a variety of law firms including Schultz & Kellar, PLLC, Hartline Barger, LLP, and Craig Terrill Hale & Grantham, LLP. Jessica’s top priority is helping her clients. She wants to ensure that each client gets the treatment they need to get back in the state they were before the wreck, and she will do everything she can to make that happen.
*pending Texas and New Mexico Licensure
Stephanie obtained her bachelor of science degree in political science from Texas A&M University, with a focus on legal research and a minor in business management. Stephanie manages the firm and makes sure you receive prompt personal attention along the way. Like her husband, Chad Jones, she has a passion for helping people and her priority is to work with you for the justice you deserve.
As Executive Director, Stephanie focuses on improving the client experience and the firm’s case results each day, overseeing overall operations, processes and procedures, compliance, technology, HR management and accounting. She is also heavily involved in strategic business planning and the expansion of the firm. In addition, Stephanie developed the core values that all attorneys and staff members follow in order to put clients first and provide the best representation.
Stephanie describes herself as obsessed with quality, and also personal and firm growth. Stephanie and Chad have three children that keep them busy with sports and adventures on the weekends. She volunteers with the Lone Star Running Project and American Heart Association. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and almost anything outdoors.
Senior Litigation Case Manager and Injury Case Manager
Amber earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Texas A&M University and an Associate of Science degree in business from Blinn Junior College. She has a passion for helping people and takes great pride in her career. Her top priority is making sure that the client is taken care of and that they have the best experience possible when working with Chad Jones Law. Amber was an insurance adjuster for almost 10 years, so she knows the ins and outs of the industry, which gives her an upper hand at handling each case with a high level of expertise. Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with her family and watching her two daughters play in the many sports they compete in.
New Client Specialist Team Lead – Habla Español
Rosemarie has over 28 years of experience in the legal field, specifically 18 years as a paralegal-case manager, and holds a certificate in paralegal studies. Her experience includes 12 years with the City of Bryan, including the Police Department’s Criminal Investigation and Records Department. She was also an emergency specialist for Brazos County 911. As the senior paralegal, Rosemarie assists Mr. Jones in pursuing injury and wrongful death cases, beginning with the initial investigation and obtaining the necessary evidence to pursue the claim. She manages the intakes for all Chad Jones Law locations to ensure cases are signed and processed in a timely manner. She also screens records for medical malpractice cases. Rosemarie is just one of the many dedicated experts you have on your side when you choose Chad Jones Law.
Yvonne Ramirez Zimmerman
Legal Support Assistant Team Lead, Intakes and Interim Records Manager – Habla Español
With a passion for helping people, Yvonne’s greatest strength lies in making sure you are treated with dignity and respect. While at Chad Jones Law, she has been promoted to numerous positions giving her an understanding of a case from the beginning to the end. In her many roles, she talks to potential clients and schedules appointments, oversees medical and billing records, as well as the expenses for such records, manage text messages, leads and trains legal and support assistants, and oversees the beginning stages of pre-litigation. Yvonne has more than 30 years of experience in customer service, driven by a passion for helping people. Born and raised in the Bryan/College Station area, Yvonne is very active in the community. She has been married to her husband, Jeff, for 27 years and has five children. When you choose Chad Jones, you choose a full-time team of talented people like Yvonne, who are working quickly to resolve your case so you can move on with your life.
James has a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Texas A&M University. James spent three years as a district parole officer for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, nine years as a police officer for the City of College Station, and two years as a private investigator. James is also a veteran of the United States Army, where he served as an infantryman in the Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment as a member of the Regiment’s 3D Ranger Battalion. James is passionate about helping others and enjoys being a part of a great team working for our clients. Ready to fight, ready to win! James has been married for nineteen years and in his off-time James is a “Cheer Dad” for his daughter, who attends A&M Consolidated High School.
Litigation Case Manager
Jo has worked in the legal field for 22 years as a legal assistant and paralegal, and has experience in civil litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, estate planning, probate, real estate transactions and business formation. She is married with four children, three grandchildren, and a very spoiled Olde English Bulldogge. Jo loves the outdoors, spending time with her family and traveling to new places. She has a passion for helping others, seeking justice and problem solving.
Andie worked in customer service in the hotel industry before joining Chad Jones Law and held multiple leadership positions. Originally from Fredericksburg, she graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She enjoys working out and spending time with family, friends, and her dog. Andie values people and relationships and loves learning and experiencing new things. She is passionate about helping others and doing what’s right.
Detail-oriented and diligent, Tayler brings years of customer service and medical records experience to her role at Chad Jones Law. She is very passionate about helping people and the community. A native of Palestine, Texas, Tayler is very detail-oriented and strives to learn new things. She enjoys reading, eating at new restaurants, and going to concerts. She has a dog named Oreo who loves walks in the park.
Originally from Magnolia, Texas, Marissa served as a Spanish teacher before joining a law firm in the Heights. In that role, she developed a passion for advocating for people. She is an empathizer who is always willing to help. She strongly believes in teamwork and is more than thrilled to be a part of the Chad Jones Law family. In her spare time, Marissa loves to read, cook, travel to experience cultures, and go hiking with friends.
Litigation Case Manager
Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a Paralegal Certificate from the Center for Advanced Legal Studies in Houston, Texas. She has over 9 years of experience in the legal field working in both Asbestos and Family Law. Michelle loves to take road trips and spend time with her family and two sweet pups. She enjoys being outside hiking, fishing, and exploring beautiful places. She is excited to be a part of the Chad Jones Law Team.
Litigation Case Manager
Previously working in technology sales and higher education communications, Erin brings years of experience to her role at Chad Jones Law. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric and a minor in Communications. Erin is motivated to help people live more fulfilled and happier lives and stands ready to help clients find quick resolution for their case. Erin enjoys traveling with recent trips to Canada and Turkey. She also loves spending time with family and her cat, Lyric.
Legal Support Assistant – Habla Español
Lucy has years of experience working with medical records, which helps her excel in her role at Chad Jones Law. She was born and raised in Dallas and is bilingual. She loves her family and her dogs. She’s also a foodie who enjoys reading and archery. Lucy enjoys meeting new people and making long-lasting friendships and relationships that are built on trust, honesty, and respect. She loves the feeling of helping people and learning new things. She is happy to be working with a team of people she respects and looks up to.
Legal Support Assistant
Hailing from Houston, Maddie has become a familiar and welcoming face at the Chad Jones Law College Station Office. She is set to graduate from Texas A&M this December with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. After completing her undergraduate degree, Maddie plans to complete law school with a goal to practice family law with expertise in adoption. Drawing inspiration from the supportive family life she grew up with, Maddie has a passion to help kids find a place they feel happy and safe.
Maddie loves to travel and dance, having practiced the art since she was five years old. She works hard every day to help our clients when it matters most.
Legal Support Assistant
Originally from Ennis, Texas, Pearl is a vital member of our Waco team. She boasts over 15 years of customer service experience, serving four years in a law firm and six years in data entry before joining the Chad Jones Law team. Pearl is the best version of herself when she meets new people and has the chance to help them when it matters most. She owes this virtue to her parents who taught her the importance of being kind. As may be easy to see, Pearl is an optimist and likes to see the positive side of things, making her a great fit for the law firm. In her spare time, Pearl likes to fish, play disc golf, and watch baseball, including watching old World Series games with her husband, Juan.
Legal Support Assistant
Adriana graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She has always held a passion for helping people and learning new things, which she gets to practice regularly at Chad Jones Law. Before joining CJL, she worked in customer service for 5 years. She was born and raised in Anderson, Texas, and just recently ventured into College Station. She enjoys spending time with her husband and baby and spending time in her hometown to see family and animals on their farm.
Office Coordinator & New Client Specialist
Linda works in our Waco office. She has 15 years of experience in the legal field, many of them in personal injury. She has a passion for helping people. She has been referred to as a “client whisperer” due to her ability to relate to clients and understand what they are going through. Born and raised in Austin, Linda currently lives in Temple with her husband Gabriel and their cat, Mr. Mojo. She loves the great outdoors, the beach, and saltwater kayak fishing.
Office Coordinator & New Client Specialist – Habla Español
Elayne has more than 10 years of customer service experience. She enjoys helping new and current clients in the firm’s West Texas office. Elayne helps the firm run smoothly and efficiently during the process of intakes and signups, and coordinates with other staff members to gather needed information from clients. She enjoys being a positive team player and helping both clients and team members in any area when needed. She tries to always see the positive to every circumstance in life and spends her extra time with her children. Elayne is proud to be a part of the Chad Jones Law team. Recognizing that every client is of great importance, she strives to put clients’ needs first. She takes pride in seeing the firm work hard for clients and deliver on the trust that they place in us.
Office Coordinator & New Client Specialist – Habla Español
Gianna is a graduate from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Studies, focusing on psychology, anthropology, and women studies. Before joining Chad Jones Law, she worked in the retail industry. During her five years of retail, Gianna worked for a high-end retailer and developed a passion for elevated customer service. Providing the clients of Chad Jones Law with the utmost care during a troublesome time is a top priority for her. Clients can expect an exceptional CJL experience, whether it be in the office or by phone.
Allysa is a West Texan through and through. Born and raised in Lubbock, she has a deep love for the community. She enjoys volunteering with Los Hermanos Familia and is an active member of the Our Lady of Grace Lubbock Diocese ACTS community. Allysa’s passion to help others makes her a perfect fit for the Chad Jones Law team. In her free time, Allysa enjoys every moment with her family and friends.
Zach is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is currently pursuing an MBA. He brings over 13 years of IT experience to the Chad Jones Law team. Originally from Houston, he enjoys spending time with his daughter, motorcycle racing, and performing as the drummer in his band, The Vintage Ramekins.
Ambrya brings over 10 years of marketing and communications experience to her role at Chad Jones Law. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from the University of Florida and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in marketing communications from the University of Denver. In her career, Ambrya has held marketing, communications, and alumni relations roles at the University of Florida and Texas A&M University. Most recently, she was marketing director for a branding agency based in Charleston, South Carolina. In her current role, Ambrya ensures the branding and marketing initiatives of the firm are successful, bringing value to the firm and to the clients. She is passionate about sharing the Chad Jones Law story with the community and upholding the firm’s core values.
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