James Jay Mason is the founding partner of Mason & Isaacson. His primary areas of practice are Trial Practice; Appellate Practice; Tribal Courts; Indian Law; Governmental Defense Law; Real Estate Law; Estate Planning Law; Corporate Law; Partnership Law; and Water Rights Law.
University of Kansas, B.A., with highest honors, 1971
Law School: University of New Mexico, J.D., 1975
1975, New Mexico; 1977, Navajo Nation Tribal Court
McKinley County Bar Association; State Bar of New Mexico (Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, 1983-1993; Secretary-Treasurer, 1986-1987; Vice-President, 1987-1988; President, 1989-1990; President, 2003-2004; Member, Health Law, Natural Resources and Indian Law Sections); Equal Access to Justice (Board Member 1990-2007, President 2003-2007); Navajo Nation Bar Association (Chairman, Disciplinary Committee, 1980—); Hopi Tribal Bar Association; National Lawyers Association.
Hobbs, New Mexico
Phi Beta Kappa. Editor, New Mexico Law Review, 1974-1975. Law Clerk, Justices Donnan Stephenson and Mack Easley, New Mexico Supreme Court, 1975-1976.