James Ronald Standring

James Ronald Standring

Tucson, Arizona

Educated at Vermont Law School; admitted to practice in Texas in 1999; admitted to practice in Arizona on January 7, 2016.

James was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1999, at which time he began practicing in oil and gas law. James subsequently worked in general practice, including criminal law; business litigation; uncontested probate; real estate,  and in litigation (Federal communication theft before Federal courts), before returning to oil and gas law in 2004 and focusing on mineral title.

Beginning in 2012, James assisted in litigation involving breach of contract, wrongful ejectment, and wrongful denial of surface access; and researched questions of law such as whether offshore environmental obligations survive bankruptcy.

After relocating to his hometown of Tucson in October of 2015, James was admitted to the Arizona Bar in January of 2016. Since then, James has returned to practicing in criminal defense, but also in civil litigation, wills and probate, and environmental consulting.

James is a graduate of the 2016 Arizona College of Trial Advocacy.    

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2016
  • Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2016


  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont
    • J.D. - 1999
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pima County Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present