James M. Douglas
Professor of Law

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Dr. James M. Douglas

Phone: (713) 313-1122
Email: jdouglas@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 1971.

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Professional Organizations & Boards

  • American Bar Association
  • Section on Science and Technology
  • Section Council (1990 - 1995)
  • Chair of Committee on Opportunities for Women & Minorities (1989-1994)
  • Chair of Education Committee (1974 - 1978)
  • Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar
  • Legal Technology Advisory Council (1991 - 1997)
  • Diversity in Legal Education Committee (1990 - 1997)
  • Nominating Committee (1991 - Present)
  • Affirmative Action Committee (1983 - 1990)
  • Member of numerous Law School Accreditation Teams
  • Texas Supreme Court Historical Society - Board of Trustees (1990 - Present)
  • College of the State Bar of Texas (1993 - Present)
  • State Bar of Texas - Numerous Special Committee Assignments
  • Computer Contracts & Licensing Committee (1993 - 1995)
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee (1991 - 1995) (1996 - Present)
  • ABA House of Delegates Selection Committee (1992)
  • Selection of Directors and Faculty for CLE Programs (1991 - 1992)
  • Administration of Justice Committee (1991 - 1994)
  • Professionalism Committee (1989 - 1990)
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Law School Liaison (1989 - 1990)
  • Opportunities for Minorities Committee (1986 - 1990)
  • Liaison with Law School Committee (1982 - 1990)
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Foundation’s Selection Committee (1994 - 1997)
  • Law Practice Management Section - Board of Directors (1990 - 1997)
  • Chair (1995 - 1996)
  • Vice-Chair (1994 -1995)
  • Secretary (1993 - 1994)
  • Law Practice Management Committee (1989 - 1990)
  • National Bar Association
  • Legal Education Committee (1983 - Present)
  • Convention Committee (2001 – Present)
  • Texas Legal Services Center
  • Board of Directors (1993 - 1996)
  • Lone Star Legal Aid
  • Board of Directors (2001 – Present)
  • Gulf Coast Legal Foundation
  • Board of Directors (1984 - 2001)
  • President (1994 - 1995)
  • President-Elect (1993 - 1994)
  • President (1988 - 1989)
  • Treasurer (1987 - 1988) & (1998 – 1999)
  • Hiscock Legal Aid Society
  • Board of Directors
  • Law School Admissions Council
  • Financial/Legal Affairs Committee (1991 - 1993) (1995 - 1997)
  • Minorities Affairs Committee (1987 - 1991)
  • Chairperson (1987 - 1989)
  • Board of Trustees (1987 - 1989)
  • Services Committee (1984 - 1985)
  • PEP Committee (1982 - 1983)
  • The Texas Lawyer
  • Board of Contributors (1988 - 1997)
  • Editorial Board (1985 - 1988)
  • Greater Houston Partnership Board of Directors (1997 - 1999)
  • Houston Chamber of Commerce (Life Member)
  • Chairman’s Club (1985 - 1987)
  • Outstanding Service Award (1987)
  • Exemplary Volunteer Award (1987)
  • Butterworth Legal Publishers – Texas Advisory Board
  • Salvation Army Board of Directors (1996 - 1999)
  • Houston Festival Board of Directors (Executive Committee) (1996 - 1999)
  • Central Houston Board of Directors (1996 - 1999)
  • Sickle Cell Foundation of Texas
  • Board of Directors (1988 - 1994)
  • Chair of Fundraising (1992 - 1994)
  • President (1990 - 1991)
  • Houston Campaign for the Homeless
  • Steering Committee (1988 – 19890)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Board of Directors (1993 - Present)
  • Executive Committee (1998 - Present)
  • Nominating Committee(1998 – Present)
  • District Chairman of Career Awareness (1993 - Present)
  • NAACP – Life Member(Member Of Board-Houston Brench)
  • General Counsel (2005 – Present)
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo – Life Member
  • Black Rodeo Committee (1993 – Present)
  • 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston – Founding Member
  • Vice President (1994 – 2004)
  • Treasurer(2004 – Present)
  • Houston 2012 Foundation
  • Board of Directors (1998 – 2003)
  • IMANI House
  • Board of Directors (2000 – 2004)
  • Conrad Johnson Foundation
  • Treasurer(1998 – Present)