Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

Litigation Division

General Litigation Section

James B. Pinson joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 1999. His practice focuses on appeals.

Education

  • Stanford University, School of Law
    J.D., 1984
  • Baylor University
    B.A., 1981

Affiliations & Activities

  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law 2008, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Texas
  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, 1984
  • Admitted to the State Bar of California, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Prior Experience

  • Law Clerk to Senior District Judge A. Joe Fish, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas 1984-85
  • Associate at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, Dallas, 1984-89
  • Staff Attorney at Legal Services of North Texas , Dallas , 1989-1992
  • Assistant Attorney General on Opinion Committee at Office of the Attorney General of Texas , Austin , 1992-96
  • Assistant Attorney General in General Litigation Division at Office of the Attorney General of Texas , Austin , 1996-99