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Criminal defense Attorney at Temple, TX

3.8   6 reviews

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  • State Years
    Texas - TX 33 years
    Indiana - IN Licensed
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1991
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State IN
    Acquired N/A
    Temporary Admission No misconduct found

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James M. Whorley, P.C.
1912 West Avenue H
Temple, TX, 76504
James M. Whorley, P.C.
1912 W Avenue H
Temple, TX, 76504-5232
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3.8 / 5.0
  6 customer reviews
Posted by SHERRIE | September 24, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
A man of character and integrity
Mr Whorley has represented me several times over the last 3 years. Each time he has been levelheaded and quick thinking. He has a brilliant mind and can think outside the box. In addition, I can see that he is well loved by the staff at the courthouse and respected by other attorneys, which speaks volumes about his character and reputation. I highly recommend Mr Whorley.
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Posted by anonymous | June 10, 2019
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Hire this lawyer
If you don't want to be walked all over in court and everything you worked for practicly stolen from you and your fathers rights ENFORCED hire this lawyer! He kept my greedy ex from taking every thing and my kids
Posted by anonymous | March 9, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Great for the job
Hired Mr. Whorley to help me with a child custody case, he met with me when I needed him to and had a answered all of my questions. He is very professional and courteous. Couldn't have asked for anyone better to reperesent me.
Posted by anonymous | January 20, 2010
James Whorley is an excellent lawyer
Mr Whorley represented me in a child custody case. He was very professional and an excellent lawyer. Quick wits and sharp mind helped me win the case.
Posted by Paul | July 28, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Horrible Lawyer.
-5 Stars. James Whorley was my Divorce Lawyer. When I first discussed the case with him he gave me me his cell phone number and I felt comfortable with him.Come to find out he would never answer any of my calls or voice mails emails or text. If I left a message on their office voice mail no response. But when they wanted money. They would call nonstop.My ex-wife did so much harm to me.So how did she end up with $65,000 worth of Amish furniture about $80,000 worth of art. And I was awarded some art how. How did Jim just get me three paintings hight one with $900.00and not the $20,000 one? And the money from the house we sold in Ca? How was she able to keep my $25,000 in tools my sons gifts he gave me over the last 12 years my bible collection worth $7,000. Anytime we had to appear in court Jim was always late. I would call his office and the office would say he's proberly talking-to other lawyers.Why is he talking to anybody and not discussing the case with me. Im the one paying him $400 an hour. During court the last of the divorce. Jim was contacted by her lawyer that they wanted 2 credit accounts but Jim never did tell me. So he begged The Judge to het us get them by 5pm that day. She said no because we had plenty of time to get them.He never did say we dropped the ball and I'm sorry. I am very disabled. When I was in the hospital a few times and I would call his office and tell then I was in the hospital and they said it was fishy. And wanted the hospital to send the a letter.Her lawyer in the closing said I should go a foodbank if I needed food and she should not have to give support. She lied big time and got a restaining order. I called the local police to help me get some clothes and my credit cards. She came out and had a fit. Well they arrested me. How I dont know.Jim told the Judge that he would have it dropped. Well that's not what he did and I did a year probation because getting it dropped would have not made him anymore more money. Of course he charged me $1,500.00 to take the plea deal deal. Total cost was about $10,000. I know Jim would say but you got the house. Yes but if she would have put in up for sale in the first 30 days I would have had to give to her because the equity was only about $20,000 and with closing cost and realtors fees I would have had to pay to sell the house. So we sued her to sell the house. Well, a month before that. She took me to court say I was driving around the house. Well, It was not my truck. Not the color not the model. Well Jim charged me $1,500.00 to defend me. How come he didn't ask the court to make her pay it since it was a lie? Well, when we sued her the Judge to sell the house the Judge and if we wanted jail time? Jim said no I talked to her and she is good. WHAT? That was not Jims call to make it was mine. She destroyed my life and Jim gives her a pass. I can't tell you how upset I was.Well my ex-wife wrote him an excellent review before the truck court case. when the house was finally sold I had to pay $3709.00 in taxes to the new buyer. Well she got a refund check and I was owed that money so I called Jim and his office for 7 months to get this taken care of. Jim finally responded to it at 7:30 am one morning and said he will send out a demand letter. Well I called his office for 5 weeks and the said the would talk to him 5 weeks??? Finally his office sent out the demand letter because ehe never did.Well no follow up at all. I finally had to contact her lawyer and get half.My ex wife wrote a review Jim and said he's an excellent lawyer and a kind man. What was he doing talking to her when Well he is either an horrible divorce lawyer or she flirted with him or she paid him because he was on her side the whole time.I founds still has my service dog that she said died. Did Jim confirm that? No he did not. I do no recommend Jim Whorley as a divorce lawyer. If you want to loose everything hire Jim.
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Posted by anonymous | August 23, 2013
Former Client
Hired this attorney to represent me in a divorce case. He could not properly defend me cause he was scared to stand up to the court and defend me as his client. He did nothing that was asked of him to do. I spent $9,000.00 on this attorney and he was afraid if he defended me he would not be able to face the courts anymore. Those where his words he told me. I would never recommend this attorney for nothing.
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  • University of Texas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • University of Texas System, Austin
  • M.B.A.,
  • 1987
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1985


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A

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James Marshall Whorley
Criminal defense Attorney
Temple, TX
Licensed for 33 years