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Evans Law Office
2103 Commonwealth Avenue
Houston, Texas 77006

Telephone: (713) 523-7191
Fax: (713) 523-9130
E-mail: jim@evanslawoffice.com

James T. Evans

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Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
(713) 523-7191
Fax:
(713) 523-9130
Email:

Jim Evans earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center and at age 26 became the youngest sitting judge in Texas.   

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Consumer Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, 1990

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. cum laude - 1968
    • Honors: Graduated 3rd in Class
    • Honors: Order of the Barons
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Honorary Legal Fraternity
    • Honors: Prentice Hall Award in Taxation
    • Honors: Honors Internship, Regional Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
    • Honors: Grey's Order
    • Law Review: University of Houston Law Review
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.B.A. summa cum laude - 1965
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • Where Liberals Go to Die, Great American Publishing Company, 1994
  • Editorial Series, Houston Post, 1990-1991
  • EduCrisis! -- What To Do When Public Schools Fail, West Eagle Publishing, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Judges Association, Former Member
  • American Judicature Society, Former Member
  • Houston Bar Foundation
  • Putting Children First, Houston's Read Commission for Adult Literacy, Former Board Member
  • Center for the Study of Popular Culture, Board Member
  • Selective Service System, Local Board Chairman

Past Employment Positions

  • Brittan Communications International Corporation, Co-Founder and Vice Chairman and General Counsel, 1994 - 1997
  • Nautilus Environmentals, Inc., Chairman, 1981 - 1982
  • Doctor on Duty, Inc., Founder and President, 1983 - 1985
  • Evans & Birnberg, Attorneys (Williams, Birnberg & Anderson, Successor Firm), Co-Founder and Senior Partner
  • Late Hon. Norman Black, Associate, 1969 - 1970
  • Texas Senate Committee on Reduction of Paperwork, 1981
  • City of Friendswood, Presiding Judge, 1970 - 1978
  • U.S. Army, Adjutant General Corps, 1968 - 1969

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Alpha Phi Omega