James Sims | La License# 820


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.

Over 45 Years of Auction Industry Experience

Who we are

our fraternal organizations


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Other 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 expertise

What We Can Do For You:

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


Our Professional Affiliations:

  • Certified Appraisers Guild of America
  • 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


Our Recent Awards:

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