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, BancorpSouth Bank, Citizens 1st Bank, First Bank and Trust East Texas, Prosperity Bank, Southside Bank, Texas Bank and Trust Company, Texas National Bank of Jacksonville;

Title Companies: Central Title Company, Federal Title, Inc., Homeland Title Company; Other Clients: The Genecov Group, Inc., Smith County, Tyler Junior College


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

Professional Experience

  • Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, 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


Noelle Dayhoff
Direct Line: 903-509-5000
Fax: 903-509-5093

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