Jim Hund became of-counsel to the law firm after leaving an active trial practice which spanned almost 40 years. Jim has tried many complicated civil cases and has been lead appellate counsel is close to 100 appeals. In his of counsel position to the law firm, Jim lends his extensive litigation and appellate experience to complicated cases involving clients with catastrophic injuries.
He attended Texas Christian University where he played basketball. Jim graduated from Baylor Law School cum laude, as an associate editor of the Law Review and a member of the Board of Barristers.
Jim was the 1988 Lubbock Outstanding Young Lawyer, the 1990 Outstanding Director of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, an adjunct professor at the Texas Tech School of Law between 1991 and 1993, the 1999 recipient of the State Bar of Texas President’s Award and a Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyer for 18 years (only 5% of attorneys are selected to the Super Lawyers list). In 2005, Jim was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyer which is composed of preeminent members of the Trial Bar from the United States and Canada, with membership never being more than 1% of the lawyers of any state. Jim is also a life sustaining fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation, members of which are nominated because of their dedication to the administration of justice and high professional standing among their peers.