Family Law Attorney James Gillen | Bineham & Gillen


From ER To Courtroom

James Gillen Jr. is a former Marine and Registered Nurse. While working full-time, he earned his J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law. He specializes in all matters of family law and brings a unique perspective based on his years as a Critical Care RN.  Over the last 12 years, he has drawn on those experiences as a nurse to develop a unique and client-based methodology for his family law practice. He listens to the client’s desired outcomes, then applies a smart strategy to help the client realize those outcomes.


St. Mary’s University School of Law
The University of Texas at San Antonio – B.A., Psychology (1995)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – B.S., Nursing (1997)


San Antonio Bar Association
San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
The Hispanic Law Alumni Association, Board Member
The Center for Family Relations, Board Member

James Gillen Jr.