James L. Deem - Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

James L. Deem

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 214-523-5100

An attorney and shareholder based in the Dallas office of Ford Nassen & Baldwin, P.C. (FNB), which is nationally recognized in the construction industry and is one of the largest construction law firms in Texas.  

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in 2013 as a leader in Construction Law, his practice is focused on helping clients prepare and negotiate well-balanced risk allocations in all forms of contract agreements. He also helps clients resolve disputes through litigation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. His clients include commercial contractors and subcontractors, owners, developers, and surety bonding companies.  

Licensed to practice in Texas; the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits; and the U.S. Supreme Court.   A member of the American Bar Association (Litigation Section; Forum on the Construction Industry; Tort & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Subcommittee); State Bar of Texas (Construction Law Section); and Dallas Bar Association (Construction Law Section, former Chair in 2005, former Council Member).  

Earned J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1977 after having earned a B.F.A. in Journalism from Southern Methodist University.

Southern Methodist UniversityBFA 1973Southern Methodist UniversityJ.D. 1977
Texas State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationDallas Bar AssociationDallas Bar Association Construction Law SectionTexas State Bar Construction Law SectionABA Forum on the Construction IndustryABA Fidelty & Surety Law Committee

Office Location

8080 North Central Expressway, Suite 1600
Lock Box 65
Dallas, TX 75206
United States


Practice Areas

Construction Law (Surety)

Other Information

Gender: Male