Jim is the Austin, Texas partner in the firm of Cattie & Gonzalez, a firm with a national focus on managing Medicare Secondary Payer issues. Licensed to practice law in Mississippi, his career there spanned 45 years before moving to Texas. He was the Senior Founding Member of Anderson Crawley & Burke, PLLC, in Ridgeland, Mississippi at the time of his move.
He is currently Vice-President for the CWCL Board. He is also active within the DRI and served as Chair of its WC Community 2021–2022.
Jim is Past-President of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association, Inc., and Chaired the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference from 2008 through 2021. He is an active participant in the Workers’ Compensation Institute in Orlando, Florida where he co-chairs the National Workers’ Compensation Review.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Faith Based Claims Association.
Jim has carried Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating (AV) since 1990 and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995.