(1925 - 2015)
Joe Jamail is one of the recipients of the Outstanding Fifty Year Lawyer Award for the year 2003. The Fifty Year Lawyer Award was the first award established by the Texas Bar Foundation. The award recognizes attorneys whose practice spanned fifty years or more, and who adhere to the highest principles and traditions of the legal profession and provide service to the public. A Houston native, Mr. Jamail was admitted to the Bar in 1952 and received his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1953. He is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a trustee of the UT Law School Foundation, Fellow of the International Academy of Law and Science, and Fellow of the American College and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from The University of Texas. Joe Jamail is internationally recognized as one of the most successful personal injury trial attorneys in the world.