Personal Profile

Full Name Jim Pitts
Age 71
Race White
Occupation Attorney

Representative Jim Pitts has represented HD-10 since 1993 and currently serves as the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. He has also served on the House Transportation, Economic Development; State, Federal and International Relations, and Redistricting committees.

The Dallas native is by trade an attorney, and has practiced in Waxahachie for more than 20 years. He also owns the Ellis County Abstract and Title Company, is a director of Citizens National Bank in Waxahachie, a director of Sims Library, a past president of the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, and past president of the board of trustees of Presbyterian Children's Services.

Prior to his election to the House, Jim was a 14-year member of the board of trustees for the Waxahachie Independent School District and served as its president during his tenure.

He has three children and three grandsons.