About Jim Boyle

Jim Boyle is recognized throughout the state for his knowledge and abilities in public utility and administrative law; his savvy and effective work for clients before administrative agencies, the Texas Legislature, and the courts; and his high professional and ethical standards.  Mr. Boyle is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking for preeminent attorneys.  While he typically represents clients who have formidable opponents, Mr. Boyle has been successful against counsel from some of the nation's largest law firms.  Because of his effectiveness as an advocate and recognized expertise, he is frequently called on to lecture at seminars, appear before legislative and regulatory bodies, and serve as an expert source for the news media. 

 

Education

University of Texas at Austin, JD

Denison University, BA

 

Prior Positions Held

Public Counsel, Office of Public Utility Counsel, State of Texas

State Bar of Texas, Consumer Law Section, Chairman

Consumer Federation of America, Director of Government Relations

Federal Reserve Board, Consumer Advisory Council Member

Texas Consumer Association, Executive Director

Students’ Attorney, University of Texas at Austin

 

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas

Board Certified, Administrative Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

 

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas, Administrative and Public Law Section

Texas Ethics Commission, Registered Lobbyist

Texas Ornithological Society

Travis Audubon

 

Citizen and Municipal Groups Represented

Landowners’ Preservation Group

Group of Allied Landowners

Customers of Suburban Together

People Against Continental Telephone

Coalition of Cities for Affordable Utility Rates

Texas Ratepayers United

Commercial Ratepayers Coalition