James L. Post (’79)

He was born in Victoria, TX December 7, 1946. Jim graduated from St Joseph HS Victoria, TX 1964. He held three degrees from University of Houston. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1969, MBA and Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1979 from UH and became an Attorney at Law in 1980. He is married to Karan Post

He practiced criminal law in Victoria, TX and personal injury law at David L Perry and Associates, Patterson and Associates and later at his own firm, The Law Offices of James L Post. His first trial as a civil attorney netted the largest plaintiff award in Jackson County. Jim was an extraordinary trial lawyer. He won many big cases and was especially respected among other lawyers, which was the greatest compliment a lawyer can have.

He retired from law at age 50 and lived in Corpus Christi and Mexico and traveled extensively, especially to Alaska, British Columbia and Costa Rica where he fished with a passion equal to his work. He developed a beautiful and serene neighborhood called the Watermark on the bay front in Rockport, TX where he lived with his loving wife until his untimely passing.

He is survived by his two sons Kevin Post and David Post (wife Lynn Capitano-Post), brothers David and Tom Post (wife Carol Post) and sister Mary Post and step-son Steven Deer. He is preceded in death by his parents Elbert and Margaret Post

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