About This Firm
At JGKL, we represent the diversity that is the Valley. Our areas of expertise reflect the activities around us: farm and ranch, commercial and residential real estate; business law; commercial lending transaction; business planning; bankruptcy; environmental law; probate; civil litigation; utility litigation; products liability; municipal law; and school law.*
Forrest L. Jones (1939-2007) and Robert L. Galligan began their association in the practice of law in 1975 and formed the present law firm in 1984. Attorneys of JGKL practice on all judicial levels of Texas state courts, including state trial courts, appellate courts, and the Texas Supreme Court. Our experience also includes federal trial practice in the Southern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, and Eastern District of Texas, as well as appellate practice in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The firm is rated "AV" by the Martindale - Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for the highest level of legal ability and adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence. The Bar Register includes only those select law practices that have earned this highest rating and been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field. The firm has also been recognized by the Hidalgo County Bar Association as a premier supporter of pro bono and volunteer activities.
- General Civil
- Appellate Practice in all Courts
- including Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Bankruptcy Litigation
- General Office Practice including Banking
- Real Estate
- Estate Planning.
People at This Firm
- Fixed Hourly Rates
- Fixed Fees Available
All Members and Associates are members of the State Bar of Texas.