Adams & Graham, L.L.P. - Business

Law Office of
Adams & Graham, L.L.P.

134 East Van Buren Avenue
Suite 301
Harlingen, TX 78550
Phone: 956-428-7495
Fax: 956-428-2954
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Jim Denison

Jim Denison

Former Managing Partner
Of Counsel since 2013
Location:
Harlingen, Texas
Phone:
956-428-7495
Fax:
956-428-2954
Email:

JIM DENISON

Jim Denison is Of Counsel at Adams & Graham, L.L.P. He consults primarily in the areas of:

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury - Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Malpractice

Mr. Denison has been involved in various types of business litigation and handled numerous appellate cases in both State and Federal courts. Mr. Denison became a partner with Adams & Graham, L.L. P. in June 1980, and was engaged primarily in the defense of personal injury cases as well as the defense of malpractice claims.

He is a past member of the Consumer Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, having served on its council as Treasurer and Secretary, and having received from the Section its outstanding service award for the year 1979-1980. He is a member of the Hospital Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and is a co-authSaveor of Chapter 15 of the State Bar treatise, "Appellate Procedure in Texas", 2nd Edition.

Mr. Denison is a member of the State Bar of Texas and has served as Chairman of the Admissions Committee with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division. He is a member of the Texas Bar Foundation and previously served as a member and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the State Bar of Texas Insurance Trust. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Cameron County Bar Association and served, in previous years as its Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President, President-Elect and President. He has also served as a member and past Chairman of District 12-B Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas.

Mr. Denison has served as a member of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees and as its Vice-President and President. He is currently Chairman of the South Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross and a member of the Board of the Harlingen Industrial Foundation. Mr. Denison has served as President of the Harlingen Economic Development Corp.

Mr. Denison was born in 1940, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Dallas, a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Texas and a Law Degree from the University of Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas Law School with honors and was a member of the Order of the Coif, an honorary legal fraternity.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1971

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas - 1969
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: With Honors
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • M.A. - 1966
    • Major: Philosophy
  • University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
    • B.A.
    • Major: Philosophy

Published Works

  • State Bar Treatise, "Appellate Procedure in Texas" (Co-Author), Chapter 15, State Bar of Texas, 2nd Ed.

Representative Clients

  • AIG
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Mutual Automobile Insurance

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Service Award, State Bar of Texas, 1979 - 1980

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Harlingen Economic Development Corp., President
  • American Red Cross, South Texas Chapter, Board Chairman, 1999 - 2000
  • Harlingen Industrial Foundation, Board Member, 1989 - 1999
  • State Bar of Texas, Consumer Law Section, Past Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Consumer Law Section, Past Council Treasurer and Secretary
  • State Bar of Texas, Hospital Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, District 12B Grievance Committee, Member
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division, Admissions Committee, Past Chairman
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Member
  • State Bar of Texas Insurance Trust, Past Member and Chairman, Board of Trustees
  • Cameron County Bar Association, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Cameron County Bar Association, Past Secretary-Treasurer
  • Cameron County Bar Association, Past Vice-President
  • Cameron County Bar Association, Past President-Elect
  • Cameron County Bar Association, Past President
  • Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, Member, Board of Trustees
  • Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, Past Vice-President
  • Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, Past President

At the Law Offices of Adams & Graham, L.L.P., our attorneys represent clients in Harlingen, Texas, as well as other communities in the Rio Grande Valley and Coastal Bend area of South Texas, including Brownsville, Raymondville, McAllen, Edinburg, Rio Grande City, Laredo, Alice and Corpus Christi. We also serve clients in other communities in Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Willacy County, Webb County, Zapata County, Nueces County, Jim Wells County, Jim Hogg County, Starr County, Brooks County and Duval County.