Jamy Skaggs

Board Member

Jamy Skaggs is a Partner and trial lawyer at Black & Skaggs, PC who handles a wide variety of complex litigation defending small and large corporations, small business owners and individuals. He has handled cases involving personal injury/wrongful death, employment law, consumer law and trucking/transportation issues. Mr. Skaggs has tried cases to verdict in both state and federal courts.

He has extensive experience in the area of toxic tort litigation, including asbestos and silica litigation involving products liability and premises liability claims. In asbestos and silica cases, Mr. Skaggs has represented both manufacturer and premises owner clients. He has expertise in the state-of-the-art defense, medical causation and epidemiology. He has also dealt extensively with experts whose opinions related to medical information, industrial hygiene data and scientific literature are vital to developing a defense. Mr. Skaggs also has specific, first-hand experience dealing with the recent legislative changes impacting asbestos and silica litigation in Texas, including the extensive role of the Multi-district Litigation Courts.

Personal Activities

Mr. Skaggs was raised in Midland, Texas and graduated from Midland Lee High School in 1992. He went to Texas A&M University from 1992 to 1996 graduating summa cum laude with a B.S. in Political Science. He attended the University of Texas School of Law from 1996 to 1999 and then moved to Tyler, Texas to join Ramey & Flock, P.C. In 2007, he formed Black & Skaggs, P.C. with Dennis Black. He married an East Texas native, formerly Kristin Gentry, in 2004. He and Kristin had started their family in 2008. and have five children, Micah, Gavin, Nathan, Kallie and Abbie. They love working together in their church in various ministries. Mr. Skaggs also enjoys weights training, running, playing golf, traveling. He also follows Texas A&M Aggies’ sports.

Civic Activities

Member, Green Acres Baptist Church
Deacon (2007-present)
Board Member – Missions Committee (2005-2007)
Teacher – Young Married Class (2005-present)
Lay Coordinator – Men’s Fraternity Ministry (2005-present)

Programs

Response Teams