Jeffrey M. Tillman


Jeffrey Tillman is an associate in the Fort Worth office’s Litigation section. Mr. Tillman represents corporate and individual clients in state and federal courts involving complex commercial litigation, breach of contract, insurance defense, construction and real estate litigation, personal injury, and wrongful death. Mr. Tillman has extensive experience with all stages of litigation, from pleading through discovery, motion practice, and trial. 

Prior to joining Kelly Hart, Mr. Tillman was a litigation associate at Brackett & Ellis, P.C. in Fort Worth representing clients in civil litigation disputes. 

While in law school, Mr. Tillman interned for the Honorable Reed O’Connor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas as well as for the Honorable Dana Womack of the 348th District Court in Tarrant County and the Honorable Jane Cummings of the Tarrant County Criminal Court No. 5. He also served as a law clerk at the Texas Attorney General’s Office Transportation Division in Austin, TX.

  • Represented various clients in civil litigation matters, including commercial and residential real estate litigation, first and third-party insurance defense, personal injury, premises liability, landlord and tenant disputes, and breach of contract
  • Successfully tried multiple trials from voir dire to verdict
  • Argued numerous traditional and no-evidence motions for summary judgment
  • Successfully settled mediation cases in connection with insurance, business, and real estate disputes
  • Participated in hundreds of depositions and have extensive experience in taking and defending depositions of parties, fact witnesses, expert witnesses, and corporate representatives
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors, 2020-Present
  • Texas Bar College
  • Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Greeting Committee
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth Magazine
    • Commercial Litigation, 2022, 2023
    • Civil Law Litigation, 2021
  • Top Attorney, 360 West magazine, 2021-2023
    • Personal Injury
    Top Attorney, less than Five Years of Practice, 360 West magazine, 2019
    • Personal Injury
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
    • Texas Tech Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
  • Texas Tech University, B.S, 2012
  • State Bar of Texas, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Jeffrey M. Tillman

P: (817) 878-3528
F: (817) 878-9280



  • State Bar of Texas

Practice Areas

Top Attorney, Commercial Litigation, Fort Worth Magazine, 2022, 2023