James Donovan

Senior Attorney

Areas of Practice

  •  Municipal Law
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Land Development
  • Procurement
Contact Info


  • University of Oklahoma 2004
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law 2010

James was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2004 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He received his JD from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2010. While attending law school, he participated in the Spong Moot Court Invitational Tournament in 2009 and 2010, and served as a licensed legal intern for the Cleveland County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to joining TOASE, he served as an Assistant Vice President at Northstar Bank of Texas. He is currently serving as City Attorney for Richland Hills, Annetta South, and White Settlement.

Professional Affiliations and Memberships


• State of Texas


• Tarrant County Car Association
• Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
• Texas City Attorney Association


• U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
• United States Supreme Court