Jim Hering

Jim Hering

Shareholder
Partner since 2004
Location:
Waco, Texas
Phone:
(254) 297-7300
Fax:
(254) 297-7301
Email:
Jim Hering joined the firm in July, 1997.  Prior to joining the firm, Jim served as a briefing attorney for the First District Court of Appeals in Houston.  He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Tarleton State University in 1993 and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from South Texas College of Law in 1996.

Jim is married to Lorna Hering and has three children.  He enjoys fishing, boating, home remodeling and providing volunteer services to his church and community.

His primary area of practice is General Civil Litigation in State and Federal Courts.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Appeals
  • Business Commercial Litigation
  • Certified Mediator
  • Consumer Protection Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2003

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (With Honors) - 1996
    • Law Review: South Texas Law Review, Articles Editor, 1995 - 1996
  • Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Major: Finance

Published Works

  • Real Property Foreclosure in Texas: What's Deficient About the Texas Deficiency Judgment Statute?, 37 S. Tex. L. Rev. 377, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • National Registry of Who's Who, Inducted 2000
  • Citizen of the Year, McGregor Chamber of Commerce, 2004
  • Recipient of the Higgs Award, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mayor, City of McGregor, Texas, 2000 - Present
  • President, Texas Municipal League, Region IX, October, 2002 - 2003
  • Member of Board of Directors, McGregor Economic Development Corporation, 1998 - 2004
  • Member, Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
  • Member, Waco Young Lawyers Association
  • City Councilman, City Of McGregor, Texas, 1998 - 2000
  • Board of Directors, McLennan County Spaceport Development Corporation

Past Employment Positions

  • Briefing Attorney, First District Court & Appeals, Houston, Texas, 1996 - 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • RhettRevolution, Board of Directors
  • Preacher and Elder, Emmanuel Christian Fellowship, 2007 - 2015
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow