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Biographical Sketch

Jason was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on April 9, 1975. He attended Baylor University and graduated with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. After a year of training at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Jason attended law school at Baylor University and was admitted to practice law in the State of Texas in 2002. Since that time, Jason has concentrated his practice to representing victims of elder abuse and neglect and their families in several states including Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Washington, and Texas. Jason has been recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney and Texas Rising Star in 2008 and 2009.

Although Jason practices all over the country, he lives in Houston, Texas with his wife Katy and daughters Addison and Anna.

Professional Background

Marks, Balette, Giessel & Young, P.L.L.C.
January 2016 to present

Marks, Balette, & Giessel, P.C.
December 2007 to December 2015

The Marks Firm
February 2002 – January 2005


Texas, May 2002
Tennessee, 2007
Kentucky, 2007
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, November 2006
Oklahoma, 2015
Washington, 2008


Baylor University, J.D., 2002
Order of Barristers
Baylor University, B.S., Biology, Minor – Chemistry, 1997

Notable Verdicts and Settlements

Mendoza v. Summit Care Corp., et al. (02/22/2006)
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Bailey v. Senior Living Properties, LLC, et al. (07/23/2003)
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Carr v. Heritage Housing Development, Inc., et al. (10/20/2003)
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Moore v. Confidential Defendants (12/08/2003)

Parks v. Southwood Nursing Home (02/19/2003)

Tenczynski v. Nissi Care Homes, et al. (05/12/2003)

For more information about these cases, click on Our Results.

Other Notable Cases

Golden Gate National Senior Care, LLC v. Roser, 94 So. 3d 365 (Ala. 2012)

Golden Gate National Senior Care, LLC v. Roser, 146 So. 3d 1050 (Ala. 2013)

In re Gladewater Healthcare Center, 2009 WL 454355, (Tex. App.-Texarkana Feb 25,

Casas v. Paradez, 267 S.W.3d 170, (Tex. App.-San Antonio Jun 25, 2008)

Batjet, Inc. v. Jackson, 161 S.W.3d 242, (Tex. App.-Texarkana Mar 30, 2005)

In re Highland Pines Nursing Home, Ltd., 2003 WL 22682356, (Tex. App.-Tyler Nov 13,


“The Nursing Home Conundrum: Advising the Client on Nursing Home Selection,
Resident Rights and Actionable Neglect,” The Houston Lawyer, (May/June 2006, Vol. 43
Number 6).

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