Jim Patterson is a shareholder whose practice includes work across a broad spectrum of corporate and business legal issues. As a former CPA, Jim understands his clients’ bottom line. Often, Jim's clients are small business owners and he takes pride in helping them grow from startup to stability. He has worked with clients on a diverse range of matters including, real estate, employment law, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, and mergers and acquisitions. Jim also counsels clients on their estate planning needs and the preparation of supporting wills and trusts.
With his diverse legal experience, Jim is a true legal generalist. His clients appreciate the broad range of services he brings to serve their needs. Jim is often able to fill the role of General Counsel for his clients, overseeing all aspects of the legal issues their business encounters.
Jim graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law in 1991. He received his B.B.A. from Baylor University in 1986. He is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Real Property Law Section, as well as the State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section.