James L. Musselman





James L. Musselman
Professor of Law

“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may  accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you.  Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may often be forgotten  tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world your best, and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see,  in the end it is between you and God.  It never was between you and them, anyway.”

 -Mother Teresa

AA, Illinois Central College
BS, Illinois State University
J.D., Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School

Email: jmussel@stcl.edu

Phone: 713.646.1817

Office: 708T

Areas of expertise: federal income tax, and commercial law.

James L. Musselman is a Professor of Law and has been on the faculty at Houston College of Law since 1987; he served as Associate Dean from 1990 to 1998. Professor Musselman received a B.S. in Accounting from Illinois State University in 1973 and a J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from Brigham Young University in 1979, where he served as Editor of the Brigham Young University Law Review and was a J. Reuben Clark Scholar. Before joining the faculty at Houston College of Law, Professor Musselman was engaged in the private practice of law with firms in Denver, Colorado and Phoenix, Arizona. His teaching and scholarship are in the areas of Federal Income Tax, Bankruptcy, Commercial Law, Family Law, and Marital Property.

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