Jay was born and raised in Sweetwater, Texas and was named after his grandfather who practiced law as well. Jay obtained his bachelor’s degree from Southwest Texas State University and attended St. Mary’s University School of Law. After graduating in 2003, he practiced law in his hometown for eight years handling a wide variety of cases and spending the majority of his time in litigation. He now focuses his practice on representing injured people and their families. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, San Antonio Trial Lawyer’s Association, Texas Trial Lawyer’s Association, and included as a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum – membership limited to trial lawyers throughout the United States who have achieved a verdict, award, or settlement in the amount of One Million Dollars or more. Jay and his wife, Heather, are the proud parents of Madalyn, Jayson, and Sophia.