Honorable Jim Parsons

Senior Judge, 3rd District Court, Texas

Spring Branch High School
Lon Morris College
Baylor University, B.B.A.
University of Houston, Bates College of Law, J.D.
Asbury Seminary, Master Courses
National Judicial College

President of the State Bar of Texas, 1990-1991
• SBOT Board of Directors- 1983 to 1986
• Dedicated year of Presidency of SBOT to The Year of Inclusion
• Recognized by minority bars for advancing minority participation in the SBOT
• Resigned seat as an ABA delegate so that I could appoint (in his place) the first woman, first African-American Texas delegate to the ABA
• Presidential year was also the year of legislative sunset for the Bar; the Bar, by referendum, passed a new grievance system and doubled their dues to finance the reforms

Alumnus of the Year, Bates College of Law, University of Houston
Alumnus of the Year, Lon Morris College
Lawyer of the Year, Mexican-American Bar Association
Citizen of the Year, 2018, Palestine
Outstanding 50 year lawyer, State Bar of Texas, 2019

Board Certifications:

Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury, Civil Trial and Family Law, prior to assuming the bench

Jury Trials:

Tried over 300 jury trials, off and on the bench


My Sessions