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John Ament graduated from Baylor University School of Law in 1969 and has lived and practiced law in Jacksonville, Texas, since that time.  

 

John has served as president of the Cherokee County Bar Association, the Cherokee County Mental Retardation Association, and the Jacksonville Jaycees.  In addition, he served as a director of East Texas Legal Aid and presently serves as a director emeritus of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.  He is a Sustaining Life Member of the Texas Bar Foundation and the ABOTA Foundation and a member of the American Association for Justice.

 

Ament is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Supreme Court.  He has tried a number of cases to a jury verdict including cases against Ford Motor Company, General Motors, State Farm Insurance, Aetna, and many others in both State and Federal Courts.  While his background in trials covers an extensive array of criminal, family, and civil trial litigation, Ament's practice is restricted to civil litigation and appeals.  Recoveries for a number of Ament's clients have been in the multimillion dollar range.

John S. Ament

Education:

  • J.D. Baylor University, 1969

  • Stephen F. Austin State University

  • Texas Christian University

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Nick Peacock was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2005 after receiving his law degree from Texas Southern University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.

 

Nick is a past president of the Cherokee County Bar Association, current chairman of the District Two Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas, a director of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Church Leadership Council at First United Methodist Church Jacksonville.  He is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the 2015 recipient of Lone Star Legal Aid's Most Litigated Cases Handled commendation.

 

Nick is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts in addition to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.  He has tried cases to juries across Texas and is a dedicated advocate for victims injured in car and truck wrecks, as well as those citizens accused of criminal offenses.

 

Nick lives in Jacksonville with his wife and daughters.

 

Nicholas S. Peacock

Education:

  • J.D., Texas Southern University 2004

  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin 2001

Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • Cherokee County Bar Association

Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Director Emeritus

  • Cherokee County Bar Association

  • Smith County Bar Association

  • American Association for Justice

  • Texas Bar Foundation - Sustaining Life Fellow

  • ABOTA Foundation - Sustaining Life Fellow

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