- Board Member
James R. Hedlesten is a family law attorney whose main practice is here in Houston, Texas. James received his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Southwest Texas State University in 1999 where he was also a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. In 2002, James earned his law degree at Texas Southern University’s School of Law and was admitted to the Texas State Bar. James handles all types of family, and CPS cases and is licensed to practice in both Federal and State District Courts. James works in Harris, Galveston, Brazoria, Montgomery and Fort Bend counties. James is a member of several legal organizations including American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Member of Family Law Section and Fort Bend County Bar Association, American Inns of Court and Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inns of Court. James is happily married to the love of his life, Brandon, and has one beautiful daughter, Reagan Hedlesten. James has been a longtime friend of Walt and Layla Salek and an avid supporter of Susie Bean Gives over the years. He is excited to work behind the scenes to further advance the Susie Bean Gives purpose. He first hand knows the struggles of children and the importance of community pulling together to change children’s futures.