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Jim Krause, JD

Chief Financial Officer

Jim joined Higginbotham in 2000 as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. In these roles, Jim oversees the firm’s new partner and capital markets strategies, as well as its finance, treasury and accounting functions.

Prior to joining Higginbotham, Jim was an Executive Vice President with C. Dean Metropoulos & Co., an executive management firm providing leadership to a portfolio of companies under common private equity ownership. From 1994 to 1998, Jim was an attorney with the Dallas office of Vinson & Elkins where he practiced in the areas of securities and capital markets, mergers and acquisitions. Jim began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1987.

Jim is a member of the Texas Bar Association and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is active in his community, at various times serving on the Boards of Habitat for Humanity and Casa Manana Theatre.

Jim received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Arlington in 1987 and a law degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1994.