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James Graves Theus Jr

James Graves Theus Jr

also known as Graves Theus

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Litigation, Tax, Real Estate

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About Me

AV rated attorney helping clients with business, estate, tax and real estate matters.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Business: 30%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
  3. Litigation: 25%
  4. Tax: 10%
  5. Real Estate: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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Contact Info

Theus Law Offices

2030 Jackson Street, Suite B
Alexandria, LA, 71301



LAEligible to practice law199908/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
Legal WritingAmJur Award Recipient1995
Civil ProcedureAmJur Award Recipient1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberTheus Law Offices2013 - Present
ShareholderGold Weems Bruser Sues & Rundell2000 - 2013
AttorneyLyons Law Offices, PS1998 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Estate Planning and Administration Advisory Committee (Louisiana Board of Legal SpecializationMember2013 - 2015
Tax Law Advisory Committee (Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization)President2010 - 2012
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Alexandria Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Belgard v. Manchac Technologies, LLC, 92 So.2d 660 (La. App. 3 Cir. 2012)Trial court ruling in favor of defendant/business; Affirmed on appeal.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxLL.M - Master of Laws1997
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Three For FreeNew Remedy for Abuse of Power of Attorney2015
Annual MeetingLong-Term Care Planning: Dispelling Myths2015
Continuing EducationAsset Protection Planning CLE2012
Estate Planning CLEEstate Planning CLE2010