James P. Pennington

James P. Pennington

Richmond, Texas

Accomplished trial attorney with over twenty nine years of complex commercial litigation experience primarily focused in the areas of oil and gas, construction, and employee / employer disputes.

Jim has extensive experience in oil and gas litigation, accounting disputes involving breach of fiduciary duties, and estate and business accounting disputes. Jim's hobbies and outside activities include scuba diving and training, volunteering with the Cypress Volunteer Fire Department and dog breeding and training.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Oil and Gas

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1986
    • Law Review: Houston Law Review, 1985 - 1986
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 1979
    • Major: Accounting and Pre Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • U.S. District Court of Texas

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of James Pennington, Owner, 2008 - 2012
  • King & Pennington, Managing Partner, 1997 - 2008
  • Scott, Douglas & McConnico, Partner, 1986 - 1997