CALL US  +1.512-516-4026

My Commitment:


I have had a solo practice for years and during that time I have met many trustworthy attorneys and some that are not so trustworthy. I am hard working and will earn your trust. If I cannot handle all of your needs I will seek assistance from trusted peers to completely satisfy your legal requirements.

I will take the time to research your situation completely and bring about the most effective opportunities for you, ensuring you get the successful outcome you deserve. I am proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to me for counsel and representation. I am determined to work hard to earn my clients loyalty every day.


Solo Practice--Since October 1998


Misdemeanor Defense-DWI/DUI,
Wills & Probate,

Trusts & Estate Planning, 

Adoptions, Guardianships,

Family law matters and LGBT concerns,

Real Estate, Oil & Gas,,

Corporations and LLC's,

General Civil Litigation,

Contracts, Collections. 


Education:


National Institute for Trial Advocacy Skills Course, New York City, August 1996;


Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, M.S. Range Science; Major Emphasis Areas: Biogeochemistry, Rangeland and Watershed Management, Water Quality and Limnology, Graduated December 1994.

Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee, J.D.; Major emphasis areas:  Business and Environmental Law, International and European Community Law, Co-Founder: Environmental Law Society, Graduate May 1990. 

Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, B.B.A.; Double Major: Accounting and Finance, Graduated December 1984.

Admitted to State Bar of Texas in Fall 1990 


Previous Employers:
 

The Texas A&M University System Office of General Counsel, College Station, Texas,-- Assistant General Counsel, Environmental Counsel for the A&M System and Counsel to West Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas Forest Service, and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.  March 1998 to September 1998.

Mason & Hanger Corporation, U.S. Department of Energy's Pantex Plant, Carson County, Texas,--Corporate Counsel, Environmental Law, Permitting and Compliance, Contract Law, Labor & Arbitration, and Civil Litigation, July 1994 to February 1998. 

Bruchez, Goss, Thornton, Meronoff, Michel & Hawthorne, Bryan, Texas,- Civil Litigation, Wills, Corporate and Real Estate Law, while attending Graduate School, January 1993 to June 1994; 

Hinkle, Cox, Eaton, Coffield & Hensley, Amarillo, Texas Office, Civil Litigation, Oil & Gas, Wills, Creditor and Debtor's Rights, August 1990 to August 1992.

JAMES KENT SCHUSTER, Attorney at Law

​​SERVICES: Wills & Probate, Estate Planning,  Real Estate, Divorce, Adoption, Guardianship, Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, Living Wills, DWI, DUI, Misdemeanor Defense, LGBT Issues and Property disputes, Corporations, LLC's, Contracts, Oil & Gas Leasing, Collections.