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James Willis

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Early in his career, James has already established himself in the courtroom. Prior to joining Daly & Black, James represented both homeowners and mortgage companies in lender liability suits, wrongful foreclosure claims, and bankruptcy. Through this litigation experience, he has learned that large companies are only concerned with the bottom line. James takes great pride in protecting the rights of small businesses and working people to make sure their rights are protected when litigating against large companies.

James graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Philosophy and English where he competed on the debate team. After graduating from UT, James spent several years as a touring bass player, backing up multiple international recording artists.

James graduated in 2012 from Baylor Law School. While a law student, James served as class president and won multiple advocacy competitions. After graduation, James served as the post-graduate teaching assistant for Baylor’s nationally renowned Practice Court program.


  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D. 2012

Honors & Awards

  • Alice Jean Cannon and Thure B. Cannon Constitutional Law/Civil Rights Award
  • 1L Champion – Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition
  • 2nd Place – Mack Kidd Administrative Law Moot Court Competition
  • 2nd Place – The Duberstein National Moot Court Competition
  • 5th Place – Stetson National Pretrial Competition
  • Order of the Barristers
  • National Champion – Coach – Stetson National Pretrial Competition
  • Champion – Coach – Elliot Cup Bankruptcy Competition

Bar Admissions

  • Texas State Courts – 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas

Why Daly & Black, P.C.?

  • Focused On Your Best Interests

    Our team of attorneys makes your best interests our best interests and we work tirelessly until you get the result you not only want, but that you deserve.

  • Transparency Throughout

    We understand that this can be a confusing time so we always have someone available to answer any of your questions and concerns. This is our case, but your life, and we work to always keep you informed.

  • Decades of Successful Results

    Our team has decades of experience advocating on behalf of our clients and we have both the tools and experience to win your case at trial.

  • Aggressive & Compassionate Counsel

    At Daly and Black, we understand your frustrations and confusions and fight to ensure that you are put in the best possible position to negotiate a resolution.

Trusted & Recommended

    Daly & Black, P.C. are great to work with, we have been using them as a company for a year now and they have provided us with great service. The attention to detail and customer satisfaction are top-notch.

    - Anne Allen

    Thank you so much for everything. The team at Daly and Black is amazing.

    - Lance Thompson

    I have had the great pleasure to have worked with Houston’s finest attorneys but James Willis is truly the best, simply brilliant.

    - The Nowland Family

    London Crounse with Daly & Black settled this claim with the carrier for full coverage in 3 months.

    - DMS Roofing

    Due to our commercial tenants, we needed a fast, reliable legal team. Daly & Black exceeded our expectations.

    - Theodoros Vasilas

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