Terry A. James

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Terry A. James

500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201
Terry James focuses his practice on matters involving probate and estate planning, business transactions and general civil litigation.  Terry firmly believes that a client’s goals plus his experience and knowledge in the law equals a path forward.

Corporate & Business

  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Entity Selection
  • Corporate Formation

Estate Planning & Probate

  • Estate & Gift Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Transfer Tax and Probate Litigation
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates


  • State Bar of Texas

Terry’s probate practice encompasses will and estate planning documents preparation, representation of executors and administrators in the administration of estates, and will contest and other related litigation.  Mr. James also assists individual clients and business owners with contract negotiation, drafting, and review, business organization and formation documents, and representation in litigation.

  • Member, J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • Facilitator, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Program
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Program, 2012
  • Dallas Bar Association Civil Trial Academy, 2013
  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law, 2009
  • M.P.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 2006
  • B.S., Texas Christian University, 2003