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Jimmy L. Verner Jr.

Emeritus Partner
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Jimmy L. Verner, Jr. is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Until he retired from the courtroom, he was also Board Certified in Civil Trial Law for thirty years.

A frequent author and speaker on family law subjects, Mr. Verner has presented programs to the Advanced Family Law Course of the State Bar of Texas, to numerous local bar associations, and to professional groups throughout Texas.

Mr. Verner is a member of the prestigious Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best-trained attorneys in Texas. This elite group of lawyers, paralegals, and judges are leaders in the legal profession, having completed at least double the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) required by the State Bar of Texas.

Jimmy primarily practices in the fields of appellate family law, complex family law litigation, and civil litigation related to family law. D Magazine selected Mr. Verner as one of the Best Appellate Lawyers in Dallas for 2012.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
Education

University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1979

  • Law Review: Executive Editor, Volume 16, San Diego Law Review

Emory University, M.A., 1976

  • Major: Political Science

University of Texas, Dallas, Texas, Ph.D., 2009

  • Major: Public Policy and Political Economy

University of Utah, B.A., cum laude, 1975

  • Honors: Certificate in International Relations, 1974
  • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986
  • Tennessee, 1982
  • Mississippi, 1980

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