Eric Jensen
Partner -
Auto Defect Division
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Eric Jensen
Partner -
Auto Defect Division
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Education
Bar Admissions
Honors and Awards
Memberships and Associations
Publications and Speaking Engagements

Eric Jensen is an injury attorney at The Potts Law Firm and manages the Springfield, Missouri office. Mr. Jensen practices personal injury law using his extensive experience in injury, insurance, employment and products liability cases. In the last 23 years, he has tried numerous first chair jury cases in State and Federal Court and has tried over a hundred administrative or judge tried cases.

Mr. Jensen earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from William Jewell College. He then studied at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, winning the Sheridan Appellate Advocacy Award, granted to the top appellate advocate in the law school. He was also named to the Order of Barristers and was selected for the Law Review. Jensen graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1994.

Among his numerous awards, Mr. Jensen was named a Missouri Super Lawyer in 2012, and from 2014 to the present. In addition to helping clients in the courtroom, he also dedicates his time to worthy causes within the community. He was a Board Member for Isabel’s House, an organization that provides help to children whose families are in crisis.  In addition, he served as a member of The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks.

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.A., William Jewell College
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top Ten Personal Injury Attorneys in Kansas, 2018
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2017
  • Super Lawyers® Missouri & Kansas (a Thomson Reuters service), 2012, 2014-2017
  • University of Missouri- Kansas City, Sheridan Appellate Advocacy Award

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Eric Jensen

 

  • American Association for Justice
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, 2013 – present
    • Member of Federal Practice Committee, 2009

Top Ten Attorney 2018 - Personal Injury Attorneys

  • Presenter Legal Issues in the Workplace, Management Development Institute at Missouri State University, 2014
  • Adjunct Faculty – Missouri State University Hospitality Law Class, 2012-2014
  • Speaker/Author, Annual Law Update – Employment Law, Missouri Bar Association, 2007-2013
  • Topic: Motions to Dismiss and Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Author/Speaker, Federal Practice Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 2010
  • Author, Missouri Bar Evidence CLE, Chapter 13 Supplement, Missouri Bar Association, 2010
  • Subject: Negotiating Separation Agreements, Author/Speaker, Employment Law in Missouri, Sterling Educational Services, 2009
  • Author/Speaker, Employment Law for New Lawyers, Missouri Bar CLE for New Lawyers, Missouri Bar Association, 2008
  • Presentation at the Sixth Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium, Author/Speaker, Summary Judgment under the Missouri Human Rights Act, Missouri Bar Association, 2007
  • Author, Admissibility of Subsequent Remedial Measures, Insurance Coverage, Settlements, Plea Bargains, and Collateral Payments of Medical Expenses, Missouri Bar CLE Evidence 5th Edition, Missouri Bar Association, 2006
  • Author/Speaker, Properly Handling an Employee Complaint in Missouri, Lorman Educational Services, 2003
  • Co-Author, “Proof of Damages”, Missouri Products Liability Handbook, Missouri Bar Association, 1996
  • Author, When Hired Guns Backfire: The Witness Immunity Doctrine and the Negligent Expert Witness, UMKC Law Review, Vol 62, No.1, 1993
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