James Scurlock

James Scurlock ’97 was recently named the Attorney for Texas Operations at Wallace, Martin, Duke & Russell, PLLC.

“I oversee our offices in Dallas and Austin,” Scurlock said, “and will be responsible for opening our new office in Houston this fall.”

Scurlock’s fields of practice include Contract Law, Construction Law, Employment Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Health Law, Veteran and Military Discrimination, Federal Civil Rights Violations, State Civil Rights Violations, and Tort Law, and Minimum Wage Laws.  He has extensive experience in mediation, arbitration, agency hearings, and court proceedings. 

Scurlock represents both Plaintiffs and Defendants in all these areas of law.

Prior to joining Wallace, Martin, Duke & Russell, PLLC in 2014, Scurlock worked for one of the largest Plaintiff’s firms in the southern United States representing clients in civil rights, employment law, and discrimination cases. He has worked on cases in this area of law originally as a law clerk, then an Arkansas Rule XV Attorney, then as a Federal Rule 46(b) Attorney in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and finally as a licensed attorney in his own right.  He continues to focus on these areas of practice as well as others with clients in Texas, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

Scurlock graduated from Wabash College in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in History, and earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration and graduated with honors from the Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

While at Wabash, Scurlock was an independent, and a member of the concert band, Wabash Commentary, Pre-Law Society, and the Student Senate.