Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcome James W. Evans, Esq., of Austin, Texas. James or “Jimmy” has been in practice for nineteen years. Mr. Evans is also a standing member of the Texas Academy of Family Law and the Texas Family Law Foundation. Mr. Evans is a member of the Family Section of the Travis County Bar, Williamson County Bar Association, and the State Bar of Texas and has also been admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Mr. Evans attended Austin College for undergraduate school completing his studies in business communications and graduated law school at Texas Wesleyan University (now Texas A&M School of Law) in just over 2 ½ years, and became licensed in May 1995.
After becoming licensed, Mr. Evans worked as an assistant criminal district attorney with the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office.
In 2010, Mr. Evans completed the rigorous testing and evaluation requirements by peers, judges, and the State of Texas and became recognized by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and was honored to become board certified in Family Law.
In 2011, Mr. Evans was recognized by peers, judges and clients alike and given a high ethical ranking by Martindale and has since been selected in 2013 as one of the “Top Lawyers in Texas” by the same group. In 2014, Mr. Evans was appointed to the Family Law Section of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Evans has maintained a superior ranking with Martindale in 2012, 2013 as well with Avvo having received high client reviews. In 2017, for the third straight year Mr. Evans was named to Super Lawyers Magazine list of outstanding area lawyers based on independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Mr. Evans has been published by Aspatore Publishing in the area of Child Custody and Litigation and frequently speaks at legal training seminars for paralegals and attorneys alike.