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Jimmy Robert James

Jimmy Robert James, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Texas, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit). Member of Texas Bar Association.

Background

  • James, Jimmy Robert was born on April 7, 1933 in Chattanooga. Son of Fulton Mark and Alberta (Cooke) James.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Houston, 1955. Juris Doctor, South Texas University, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant district attorney Harris County District Attorneys Office, Houston, 1960—1969. Criminal defense lawyer James & Price, 1969—1977. Judge 248th District Court Harris County, 1977—1981.

      Associate 14th Court Appeals Harris County, 1981—1982. Private practice, 1983—1987. Visiting district judge, from 1987.

      Special consultant Criminal Justice Counsel Texas, 1970—1971.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Texas, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of Texas Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Munn, February 26, 1960. Children: Scott, Mark, David(deceased).
    • father: Fulton Mark James
    • mother: Alberta (Cooke) James
    • spouse: Elizabeth Munn
    • children: Scott James
    • Mark James
    • David James (deceased)
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    Born April 7, 1933
    Died May 21, 2001
    (aged 67)
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