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James Robert DUNNAM

JAMES DUNNAM, American Lawyer, Partner of DUNNAM & DUNN AM, specializing in the field of General Civil and Criminal Practice. Trials, Probate, Family Law, Corporation, Products Liability, Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Law.


  • Dunnam, James Robert was born on December 12, 1963 in Waco, Texas, United States. Son of Clyde Vance and Vicki (Hohertz) Dunnam.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Baylor University, 1987. Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1987.


    • Associate Dunnam & Dunnam, LLP, Waco, 1987-1993, partner, since 1994. Member District 57 Texas House of Representatives, 1997—2011.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1988, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1993, United States Supreme Court, 2006. Certified in civil trial law & family law, Texas.


    Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.


    Member rules advisory committee Texas Supreme Court, 1998—2003. Chair Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, 2001—2005, House Democratic Caucus, 2003—2009, House Democratic Leader, 2009—2011, House Select Committee on Federal Economic Stabilization Funding, 2009—2011.


    • Married Michelle Beth Mansfield, August 15, 1987. Children: Lauren Elizabeth, Mason Vance, Rachel Michelle.
    • father: Clyde Vance Dunnam
    • mother: Vicki (Hohertz) Dunnam
    • spouse: Michelle Beth Mansfield
    • children: Lauren Elizabeth Dunnam
    • Mason Vance Dunnam
    • Rachel Michelle Dunnam
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    Born December 12, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1988