James D. VanDeventer, Attorney, Tyler, Texas

Jim VanDeventer's practice focuses on real estate transactions and lending. He regularly handles sales, title examinations, closings and real estate lending in addition to other real estate matters.

Representative Clients

Financial Institutions: Altra Federal Credit Union, American State Bank, Austin Bank, Cadence Bank, Citizens 1st Bank, Origin Bank, Prosperity Bank, Southside Bank, Simmons Bank, Texas Bank and Trust Company, Texas National Bank of Jacksonville, UBank;

Title Companies: Central Title Company, Assured Title Company, Homeland Title Company, Scout Title & Abstract, LLC;

Other Clients: The Genecov Group, Inc., Tyler Junior College, Lenard McMillin Entities


  • University of Texas , B.A., 1976.
  • Southern Methodist University , J.D., 1980.

Professional Experience

  • Wilson, Robertson & VanDeventer, P.C ., 1980-83 and 1986-present. Shareholder.
  • Sole Practitioner, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1983-86.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Bar Admission: State Bar of Texas , 1980.
  • Bar Associations: State Bar of Texas - Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Section; American Bar Association.

Community Involvement & Personal Interests

  • People Attempting to Help (PATH)
  • University of Texas at Tyler Patriots
  • Order of The Rose, Texas Rose Festival Association
  • Golfing
  • Hunting

James D. VanDeventer


Admitted: 1980
One American Center
909 ESE Loop 323, Suite 400
Tyler, TX 75701

Direct Line: 903-509-5023
Fax: 903-509-5093


Amanda C. Tennison
Direct Line: 903-509-5033
Fax: 903-509-5094 

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