our Professional Affiliations


  • West Monroe Masonic Lodge No. 419 F & AM, West Monroe, LA
  • Union Fraternal Lodge No. 53 F & AM, Farmerville, LA
  • Monroe Scottish Rite Bodies, Monroe, LA 32 Degree
  • Barak Shrine Center, Monroe, LA

          Potentate 1989

          Circus Chairman 1983, 1984, 1985, 1992 & 1993

  • Shrine Circus Association of North America - President 1997

our recent awards


James has been a contract auctioneer since 1974 . He obtained his degree from Superior School of Auctioneering of Decatur, IL in July of the same year. James has owned and managed a construction company and rental company from 1973-2012.  He has owned and managed James Sims and Associates Auctioneering, LLC since 2004, performing as both a contract auctioneer and ring person.

  • Louisiana Auctioneers Association:  Best Color Brochure 2004
  • Louisiana Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Top 10: 2008, 2009, 2010

We are an auction appraisal company specializing in investment recovery, construction equipment, farm equipment, estates, antiques, and real estate.  

our expertise



who we are

References available upon request.


La License # 820


our Fraternal orginazations


LA License # 820

  • Louisiana Licensing Board Member,  Vice Chairman, 2011 to present
  • Louisiana Auctioneers Association, member since 1996
  • Louisiana Auctioneers Association, Vice President 2007-2008 and 2008-2009
  • Louisiana Auctioneers Association, President, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, and 2011-2012