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James Nygaard - McKinney, TX

212 E. Virginia Street McKinney, TX 75069

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Updated: 02/18/2024

McKinney Family Law Lawyer

Overview

James Nygaard is a distinguished legal professional and the sole practitioner at James Nygaard, Attorney at Law. With an unwavering focus on family law, he has carved a niche for himself as a dedicated advocate for individuals navigating the complexities of family-related legal matters.

Armed with a Juris Doctor from the esteemed Oklahoma City University School of Law, Mr. Nygaard embarked on a legal career marked by a commitment to excellence and an empathetic approach to his clients' needs...

James Nygaard is a distinguished legal professional and the sole practitioner at James Nygaard, Attorney at Law. With an unwavering focus on family law, he has carved a niche for himself as a dedicated advocate for individuals navigating the complexities of family-related legal matters.

Armed with a Juris Doctor from the esteemed Oklahoma City University School of Law, Mr. Nygaard embarked on a legal career marked by a commitment to excellence and an empathetic approach to his clients' needs. His legal education, completed in 1993, laid the foundation for a career path centered around family law and its intricate nuances. He pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in 1989.

Mr. Nygaard was admitted to the Texas Bar Association in 1999, where he has remained an active and valued member since. He is a proud member of the Collin County Bar Association, a testament to his commitment to fostering legal excellence within his community. His involvement in the legal community extends to his role as a Lifetime Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation since 2008. Additionally, his membership in the AIOFLA (American Institute of Family Law Attorneys) since 2016 underscores his commitment to staying at the forefront of developments in family law.

Mr. Nygaard’s experience in family law, coupled with his continued engagement in professional associations, cements his position as a trusted advocate for those in need of family-related legal guidance.

About James Nygaard

Practice Areas

  • Family Law 100%

Litigation

  • 85%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1999

Other Affiliations

  • Collin County Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association, 1999 - Present
  • Texas Bar Foundation, 2008 - Present (Lifetime Fellow)
  • AIOFLA, 2016 - Present (Member)

Education

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1993
    J.D.
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota, 1989
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About James Nygaard

Honors

  • The Top Young Lawyers in Texas, 2007
  • Texas Rising Stars Super Lawyers, 2007
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, "10 Best Attorneys," 2016-2023
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, "10 Best Law Firms," 2017-2021
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, "10 Best Family Law Attorney," 2016-2018
  • America’s Best Advocates, Texas Top 10 Family Law Attorney
  • Attorney & Practice Magazines, Texas Top 10 Family Law Firm, 2020,2021
  • Attorneys & Practice Magazines, Texas Top 10 Family Law Attorney, 2022

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Office Information

Address

212 E. Virginia Street McKinney, TX 75069

Fax

  • 214-279-0099

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Mon-Thu 9:00-5:00, Fri 9:00-1:00

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