J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law,
B.A., Music Education, Southern University A&M

James Stafford


Discipline, diversity, and determination are among the attributes that separates Mr. Stafford from other litigation attorneys. The combination of leadership skills gained from his military experiences, the creativity and management involved with his position in education assist him in being able to thoroughly understand and easily relate to the needs of his clients. Mr. Stafford focuses his practice in a diverse range of business litigation and transaction matters on behalf of the firm's clients.

In addition to private practice, Mr.Stafford serves as JAG attorney in the United States Army Reserves.   

Before practicing law, Mr. Stafford spent five years as a classroom teacher (high school band director) in the Dallas Independent School District. Mr. Stafford and his family live in Murphy, TX.  His wife is a practicing Dentist and they have two young girls.


  • Member, State Bar of Texas

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, “Books are the Beginning”
  • New Life Worship Band Leader


Dallas Office

Ph (214) 706-4200
Fx (214) 706-4242
500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201