Jim Mincey is one of the founding shareholders of Mincey-Carter, PC. In his 41+ years of practice, Jim has focused on areas of the law where he can utilize his unique skills and knowledge to assist individual clients achieve their goals. He has extensive experience representing high net worth individuals and business owners with complex estate plans, business, and real estate planning and transactions, and tax planning needs. Jim appreciates the importance of developing trust in each client relationship and is grateful for every opportunity to serve, whether with a new or long-term client.
Jim is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law and Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and Ex Offico Member and Former Chairman of the Tax Law Advisory and Exam Commissions of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Texas State Bar Sections on Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law, Taxation and Business Law, and the Dallas Estate Planning Council. Jim is licensed to practice in Texas and in Georgia (currently inactive).
Jim has been named a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Magazine each year since 2003 and has been recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America”. He has also earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating (AV Preeminent).
When he isn’t practicing law, Jim spends time with family and friends, reads extensively, plays golf (less than he likes), rides his motorcycle; and he and his wife, Sherry, enjoy spending time at their ranch in northeast Texas.
- Memphis State University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1980
- Associate Editor, Memphis State Law Review, 1978 -1980
- Memphis State University, B.B.A. in Accounting, summa cum laude, 1977
Partial Listing of Past Presentations
- Co-Author and Presenter, First and Second Phase Planning With Special Focus on Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts, NAVITAS PLANNING SUMMIT, Scottsdale, Arizona (February 2010)
- Faculty Panelist, BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANNING, TEXAS INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION, Dallas, Texas (2009)
- Faculty Panelist, LINCOLN ON PROFESSIONALISM, TEXAS INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION, Dallas, Texas (2009)
- Special Situations and Issues for Closely Held Businesses, ADVANCED DRAFTING: ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE COURSE 2006, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, Dallas, Texas (October 2006)
- Selling the Family Business, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE COURSE 2003, San Antonio, Texas (June 2003)
- Buy-Sell Agreements (With Special Emphasis on Non-Family Business Relationships and Corporate Drafting Considerations),
- ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL TEXAS, Austin, Texas (March 2003)
- Structuring Stock Purchase Agreements (And Related Considerations), ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING STRATEGIES COURSE 2000, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, San Francisco, California (April 2000)
- Practical Solutions to Problems in the Transfer of Family Wealth, 6TH ANNUAL ADVANCED ESTATE PLAN STRATEGIES COURSE, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, San Diego, California (April 1999)
- How to Deal with IRS Challenges to Your Estate Planning Discount Techniques, GEORGIA FEDERAL TAX CONFERENCE, Atlanta, Georgia (June 1998)
- Handling Disputes with the Internal Revenue Service Involving Family Partnerships, THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRUST & ESTATE COUNSEL, Chicago, Illinois (June 1997)
- Entrepreneurial Problems and Solutions, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING STRATEGIES COURSE 1998, STATE BAR OF TEXAS, Corpus Christi, Texas (April 1998)
- Compensating the Entrepreneur, ADVANCED ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR, THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRUST & ESTATE COUNSEL, Cincinnati, Ohio (October 1996)
- The Family Limited Partnership as an Estate Planning and Asset Preservation Tool, CONFERENCE ON PARTNERSHIPS, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES, AND REGISTERED LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW, Houston, Texas (June 1994)