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James W Bartlett Jr

James W Bartlett Jr


Bankruptcy and Business Lawyer
Okin Adams LLP
Houston, TX
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Attorney Biography

James "Jim" Bartlett, Jr. is an experienced trial lawyer who also offers deal negotiation services to his corporate clients, including all aspects of drafting and completion of the related contractual agreements. Jim has successfully represented numerous corporations and other business entities in complex litigation matters throughout and outside the United States for over 22 years, including nine years as a partner in a national Am Law 200 firm.

Jim received his law degree from South Texas College of Law, where he served on the Law Review. During his time in law school, he was also a member of numerous varsity moot court and mock trial teams, winning tournaments at the regional and national levels, and receiving Best Individual Oral Advocate honors at the Texas Young Lawyers Association State Moot Court Competition. Upon graduating law school, Jim began practicing at Bush, Burck & Lapidus, P.C. before eventually joining the New York law firm of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP. Jim joined Okin Adams in 2018 and provides the quality legal representation that clients have come to expect from the firm.

During his extensive career, Jim has represented clients in matters involving a diverse set of issues including corporate transactions litigation, civil RICO litigation, commercial litigation, securities litigation, products liability litigation, regulatory litigation, defamation litigation, class action litigation, and employment litigation, among others. Jim is an excellent communicator who provides value to his clients through early identification of the clients’ desired litigation goals and creative strategies for obtaining them.

Jim has been recognized by organizations such as the Houston Young Lawyers Association for his dedication to the legal community. He has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Thomson Reuters and carries an AV Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell.


Practice Areas

 
Bankruptcy (50%)
 
Business Law (25%)
 
Appellate Law (25%)

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Résumé - James W Bartlett Jr

Bar Licenses

Texas State Bar
Texas
Member in Good Standing
1996

Work Experience

Okin Adams LLP
Partner at Okin Adams
2018

Partner at Bush & Ramirez, PLLC
20152018

Partner at The Bartlett Firm LLP
20142015

Attorney at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
19992014

Attorney at Bush, Burck & Lapidus, P.C.
19951999

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Education

South Texas College of Law
South Texas College of Law
J.D.
1995

University of Houston
B.A.
1992

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Associations

Vice-President/Membership Chair
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Athletic Booster Club
2018

Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America
2015

Board Member/Division Director
West University Little League
2009

Life Fellow
Houston Bar Foundation
2005

Life Fellow
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
2005

Life Fellow
Texas Bar Foundation
2005

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Awards & Honors

Top Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Houstonia Magazine
2019

Top Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Houstonia Magazine
2018

Top Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Houstonia Magazine
2016

Top Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Houstonia Magazine
2015

Top Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Houstonia Magazine
2014

Top Lawyer in Commercial Litigation
Houstonia Magazine
2013

Rising Star
Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers
2007

Outstanding Young Lawyer of Houston Award
Houston Young Lawyers Association
2005

President’s Award for Outstanding Service
Houston Young Lawyers Association
2002

President’s Award for Outstanding Committee Chair
Houston Young Lawyers Association
2000

Outstanding Male Graduate Award
South Texas College of Law
1995

Dean’s Outstanding Student Advocate Award
South Texas College of Law
1995

Medal for Excellence in Advocacy
American College of Trial Lawyers
1995

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Commercial Recognitions

AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell

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James W Bartlett Jr
Okin Adams LLP
1113 Vine St Suite 240
Houston, TX 77002
www.okinadams.com
Office: 713-228-4100
Fax: 888-865-2118

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