R. James George , Jr. - George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP

R. James George , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

Since graduating from law school in 1969 and clerking for the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States, Jim George has been representing clients in litigation and related matters. He has represented a wide variety of clients in trial and appellate courts throughout the United States. Jim has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Bet the Commercial Litigation, Commercial Litigation and First Amendment Law since 1987. He has successfully argued two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and multiple cases before the Supreme Court of Texas. Jim has successfully tried jury cases in both rural counties and all of the major cities in Texas, as well as in Louisiana and Michigan. He has successfully prosecuted and defended class action cases. Jim has represented plaintiffs and defendants in patent, securities, media, contract, and tax cases. He has represented National Western Life Insurance Company, individual investors in securities cases, CBS, NBC, Time Warner, The Wall Street Journal, Warburg Pincus Equity, LP, the City of San Antonio, and many international corporations, as well as individuals and small business owners.


Commercial and Business Litigation

Copyright and Trademark Litigation

Media and First Amendment Law Litigation/Counseling

Public Entity and Constitutional Litigation/Counseling

Securities Litigation


Partner, George Brothers Kincaid & Horton, LLP (2012-present)

Partner, George & Brothers, LLP (2004-2012)

Partner, George & Donaldson, LLP (1996-2004)

Partner, George, Donaldson & Ford, LLP (1992–1996)

Associate, Partner, and Shareholder, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody (and its predecessor firms) (1971-1992)

Law Clerk to the Honorable Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1970–1971)

Law Clerk to the Honorable John R. Brown, Chief Justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1969–1970)

University of Texas at AustinBA 1966University of Texas Law SchoolJ.D. 1969
American Bar AssociationThe Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaBar Association of the Fifth and Seventh Federal CircuitsAmerican Counsel AssociationCapital Area Trial LawyersTexas Trial Lawyers AssociationAustin Bar AssociationTexas Bar FoundationAmerican Law Institute; Members Consultative Group, Restatement of the Law (3rd): Restitution and Unjust Enrichment (2003 – present)Texas Law ReviewABA Subcommittee on Interactive ServicesSupreme Court Code of Conduct Advisory CommitteeInternational Society of Barristers

Office Location

114 West Seventh Street, Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
First Amendment Law
Media Law