James E. Bolin, Jr.

Since our firm’s founding in 1979, we’ve worked hard to earn the statewide and national recognition for the quality and service we provide to our clients. It’s important to us to help preserve our client’s futures — and that commitment is at the very core of our success.

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James E. Bolin, Jr. Biography


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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury (for injured persons)
  • Wills and Estates
  • General Civil Litigation


  • Graduated from Minden High School
  • Louisiana State University (B.S., major in Economics)
  • Louisiana State University Law School (Juris Doctor; member of Louisiana Law Review)


  • Law Clerk for The Honorable Ben C. Dawkins, Jr., Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • February 1979 to present: Principal and part-owner, Sockrider, Bolin, Anglin, Batte & Hathaway, Shreveport, Louisiana


  • U.S. Army, First Lieutenant (Service in the Far East, primarily Okinawa)


  • Past President, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (later renamed Louisiana Association of Justice)
  • Past President, Shreveport Bar Association
  • Former State Delegate, American Trial Lawyers Association (later renamed American Association of Justice)
  • “AV” rating (highest possible), Martindale Hubbell Law Directory (the generally accepted rating service for attorneys)
  • Author of numerous articles in legal publications
  • Named to “Louisiana Super Lawyers” in 2009
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law (6th Ed. 1989)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Past President: Community Organization for Drug Abuse Concerns (CODAC), Youth Advocates (an organization to assist youth offenders), Youth Ministries Consultation Service, and the local chapter of the Audubon Society
  • First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana: former member of the Board of Trustees, Chairman of Commission on Social Concerns and Youth Counselor, current member of the Administrative Board