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James T. Barnish 
phone 713-752-0017
fax 713-752-0327

Jim was born and raised in Southern New Jersey. He graduated from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Jim moved to Houston in 2007 to attend South Texas College of Law, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in May 2010.

While at South Texas College of Law, Jim was a Varsity Moot Court Advocate, winning a National Championship and a Best Brief Award. Additionally, he was a member of the South Texas Law Review and served as the Senior Langdell Scholar, tutoring first-year students on Saturday afternoons. Jim made Dean's List all six semester of law school and graduated sixth in his class.

Jim began working for the firm as a Summer Associate in the summer of 2009, and rejoined the firm as an Associate after graduating from South Texas.

Bar Admissions:
Texas, 2010
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 2010
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Order of the Lytae
Honors: Academic Scholarships
Honors: Senior Langdell Scholar
Honors: Dean's List

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, 2006
Major:  Political Science

Published Works:
2009 -2010 National Health Law Moot Court Competition: Best Brief, Journal of Legal Medicine, 2010

Honors and Awards:
2010 American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition

2009-2010 National Health Law Appellate Advocacy Competition Best Brief & Semifinalist

Justice Bud Warren Award for Appellate Advocacy Writing

Cali Award for Highest Grade in Corporations and First Amendment

Order of the Barristers

Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

American Bar Association

Phi Delta Pi
Birth Information:
1983, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America

Office Location

Schwartz, Junell,
Greenberg & Oathout, LLP

Two Houston Center
909 Fannin Street, Suite 2700
Houston, Texas 77010

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713-752-0327 Fax

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