About Attorney Jim Collier

Azle, Texas attorney James W. Collier provides experienced representation

There is more to an attorney than where he went to school or when he passed the bar. Azle lawyer Jim Collier has professional and life experience to assist his clients effectively. He is deeply rooted in the community and, like his clients, is involved in civic life and causes that matter to him.

Jim understands that each client and each situation is multi-faceted. With his knowledge and experience, he can pull together all the elements of a legal matter and arrive at the best possible resolution.

Whether working with business transactions, administering an estate or assisting with property matters, Jim understands the issues and works quickly and effectively to serve his clients.

Higher Education

  • Tarrant County Junior College – A.A., December, 1972
  • University of Texas at Arlington – B.A. (Government), December, 1973
  • Bates College of Law, University of Houston – J.D., May, 1981

Employment Information

  • Owner, James W. Collier, Attorney, P.C. – 1995 to present.
  • Senior Partner, Collier & Quisenberry – 1984 to 1994. (Mr. Quisenberry elected to bench)
  • Owner, James W. Collier, Attorney at Law – 1983 to 1984
  • Associate, Robert T. Stites, P.C. – 1981 to 1983
  • Prosecutor, City of Lake Worth – 1984 to 1995 (part-time position) and Tarrant County District Attorney Office (part-time position) – 1988.

Experience

  • Represented parties in many different phases of the legal system and many different forms of transactions, disputes and litigation in retained, appointed and pro bono situations.
  • Consulted on large and small title curative, real estate financing and documentation issues.
  • Handled many real estate closings relating to probates, guardianships and bankruptcies, as well as short sales, insolvencies, compromise settlement agreements and partitions.
  • Successfully mediated settlements using his considerable legal, mediation and life experience.
  • Present legal practice actively focuses on real estate, probate and commercial areas of law.
  • Certified Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Licensed to practice in the States of Texas, Colorado (inactive) and Florida
  • Licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • Licensed to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals – 5th Circuit

Memberships and Positions:

  • Fee Attorney for Stewart Title Company, North Texas Division
  • Former Fee Dispute Arbitration Committee Member
  • State Bars of Texas, Colorado and Florida
  • Fellow of Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas State Bar College of Law
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Parker County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas – 1985 to present
  • Bar Associations of Florida, Lee County and Cape Coral (Florida)
  • American Mensa

Personal and Hobbies

  • Born January 9, 1952 at Fort Worth, Texas
  • Enjoys fishing and boating, using construction and mechanical skills, water skiing, relaxing and reading.
  • Supports several charitable causes, including Dogs for the Deaf, the Texas Bluebird Society and Planned Parenthood.
  • Married

For additional information, contact James W. Collier, Attorney at Law.

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