James M. Decker is a lawyer in his hometown of Stamford, Texas and a shareholder in the Shahan Guevara Decker Arrott law firm. James represents rural property owners and business owners in a variety of legal matters, with a special focus on the intersection of estate planning, probate, and real estate law with agriculture and oil and gas concerns. James also represents several municipalities and political subdivisions and owns a title insurance company serving two rural West Texas counties.
James is a member of the American Agricultural Law Association, the State Bar of Texas John Huffaker Agricultural Law Course Planning Committee, the Texas Land Title Association, and the Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources and Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law sections of the State Bar of Texas. Outside of the practice of law, James is a co-owner in his family’s commercial real estate, farming, and cattle operations. He is also an event chairman at the Texas Cowboy Reunion, vice president of the Stamford Art Foundation, a member of Stamford’s city council, president of the local economic development corporation, and a member of the Texas A&M College of Agriculture Development Council.
James is a 2006 Agribusiness graduate of Texas A&M University and a 2009 graduate of Texas Tech School Law. James resides in Stamford with his wife Lauren, a rancher and field representative for Congressman Jodey Arrington.
You can find James on Facebook (@james.decker), Instagram (@jamesmdecker), and Twitter (@jamesdecker2006).