An associate with Goranson Bain, Jim practices exclusively in the area of family law, handling divorce, custody, pre- and postmarital agreements, enforcement and modification matters.
Prior to joining the firm, he worked in the litigation department of a Dallas law office handling complex commercial litigation and family law. Since deciding to focus specifically on family law, Jim has handled numerous cases involving complex financial, property and custody issues.
He is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Rhodes College and earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in 2006. While in law school, Jim was
administrative director and editor of the SMU Science and Technology Law Review. He also worked as a civil clinic student attorney, a student mentor and an SMU Moot Court Board Education Committee member.
Current Employment Position(s):
Areas of Practice:
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2006 J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude
Law Review: SMU Science and Technology Law Review, Administrative
Director and Editor
Rhodes College, 2002
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Published in fields of Cognitive Psychology and Artificial Intelligence
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Phi Delta Phi
Alpha Tau Omega