J. Ryan Cernero, the founding member of The Law Office of J. Ryan Cernero P.L.L.C., routinely represents individuals, professionals, small businesses, and large companies in various civil litigation matters, including complex and high exposure claims, coverage disputes, mediations, arbitrations, and lawsuits.



Mr. Cernero’s civil trial practice includes first-party and third-party insurance claims, coverage disputes, mediations, arbitrations, and lawsuits, including those involving or relating to property damage, subrogation, bodily injury, wrongful death, automobile accidents, interstate and intrastate commercial trucking accidents, residential and commercial construction defect, fire, disaster, and catastrophe, residential, commercial, and jobsite premises liability, livestock, product liability, mass tort, toxic tort, complex coverage, contractual, extra-contractual, and bad faith, pre-suit and post-suit inspection, expert retention, and investigation, and minor and competency settlement prove-up proceedings.  Mr. Cernero's practice also includes handling matters relating to business and commercial disputes, contract disputes, creditor's rights, debt collection and recovery, health care, transportation and trucking, and other civil litigation matters.


State Bar of Texas, 1997
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas



Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Grayson County Bar Association


Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, J.D., cum laude, 1997
• Member of the Moot Court Board, 1995
• Member of the Law Review, 1996-1997
Austin College, Sherman, Texas, B.A., 1992


Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot Certificate



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