ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Mitchell & Morgan, LLP was formed in August of 1999 by Veronica J.B. Morgan and Joel J. Mitchell to help meet the civil engineering needs of the Bryan/College Station area and beyond. Since then, our young firm has gained a solid reputation as a well-qualified and conscientious civil engineering firm in the community.

While Mitchell & Morgan, LLP offers a broad array of services, much of the firm’s expertise lies in hydraulics/hydrology analysis and drainage design. Mitchell & Morgan, LLP also has extensive experience in the planning, design and permitting of private development, namely subdivisions and site development throughout the Bryan/College Station area.

We are committed to providing our clients with high quality and cost-effective service and hope to prove our experience and commitment to engineering excellence far into the future.

Veronica Morgan, Managing PartnerManaging Partner, P.E., CFM

Veronica J.B. Morgan is a Professional Engineer licensed in Texas with over 25 years of engineering experience.  In that time she has worked in both the private and public sectors. She was employed for more than 11 years for the City of College Station where she managed numerous street, water, and wastewater capital projects. During her tenure with the City she also managed all engineering development review, authored several development ordinances and impact fee zones for the City. In 1999, Ms. Morgan with partner Joel Mitchell opened Mitchell & Morgan, L.L.P. The firm has grown to one of the largest locally-owned civil firms in the Bryan/College Station area.  Mitchell & Morgan, LLP has expertise in land development, street, drainage, parks and utility projects and has completed significant projects for the City of Bryan, College Station, Texas A&M University, Brazos County and numerous land developers. Many of their projects are showcased as the best in the region. Ms. Morgan’s has extensive experience in land development, floodplain regulations, utility and street design. Her experience and familiarity with the Cities of College Station and Bryan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the firm. Ms. Morgan is married with two children and volunteers her time and talent to numerous community boards and committees.

Education

Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Water Resources
Texas A&M University, 1993
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University, 1985

Joel Mitchell, PartnerPartner, P.E.

Joel J. Mitchell is a Professional Engineer licensed in Texas with over 25 years of engineering experience. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1984, he served in the USMC at Camp Pendleton in California for four years, and worked for the private sector for several years prior to returning to College Station in 1991. During the next eight years, Mr. Mitchell worked for a local engineering firm as the lead engineer on numerous projects including the design of many local Bryan/College Station subdivisions and several significant hydrologic and hydraulic studies in the area. In 1999 he joined with Veronica Morgan to form Mitchell & Morgan, LLP. He has been the engineer of record on more than 400 projects in the Bryan/College Station area during this time. He is well versed in the planning, design, and construction of roadways, sites, drainage, and utility systems. Additionally, he has completed many significant hydraulic and hydrology studies and construction projects. Mr. Mitchell is married and has two children. He has served on several boards/committees within the community and is an active member of the Brethren Church of Bryan/College Station.

  Education

Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering
Texas A&M University, 1994
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University, 1984

James Batenhorst, Jr. PartnerJr. Partner, P.E.

James T. Batenhorst is a Professional Engineer licensed in Texas with over 15 years of engineering experience. Prior to joining Mitchell & Morgan, LLP in April 2002, he spent a year with the TxDOT office located in Amarillo, Texas as an Engineer Technician and then four years with a private structural engineering firm also in Amarillo. During his time with Mitchell & Morgan, he has served as the Project Manager and/or Project Engineer on numerous projects that have included an array of civil services including rezoning, platting, site design, roadway design, and utility design. He has been instrumental in the design of several roadway and parks projects for the City of College Station. Mr. Batenhorst’s knowledge of the local conditions and his familiarity with the local regulatory environment have proven invaluable to the success many projects. Mr. Batenhorst is extremely familiar with the Bryan/College Station street, water, sewer and drainage design guidelines, the Comprehensive Plans as well as the development ordinances for both Bryan and College Station. He has designed numerous projects in compliance with these guidelines and this extensive knowledge has been key to the success of many projects under his guidance.  He has volunteered numerous hours of service to help review new ordinances as well as served on committees to guide the growth of the Bryan/College Station community. Mr. Batenhorst is married with one child and is very active in his church having served on numerous church committees.

  Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University, 2002
Bachelor of Science, Engineering Technology 
West Texas University, 1996

Joaquin Jaramillo, Jr. PartnerJr. Partner, P.E.

Joaquin Jaramillo is a Professional Engineer licensed in Texas with over 15 years of engineering experience that includes work in both the public and private sector. While working toward his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, he worked part-time for the City of College Station as a traffic intern and later as a drafter for Development Services. Since joining Mitchell & Morgan, LLP in 2000, he has provided instrumental design work on a majority of projects. His attention to detail on the design of roadway, drainage, and utility projects as well as site and grading plans is evidenced by the small number of contractor field questions that occur on his projects. Mr. Jaramillo’s keen eye for aesthetic design has been instrumental to the success of several public and private development projects. When not at work, Mr. Jaramillo enjoys spending his spare time with his family and playing bass guitar in a band.

  Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University, 2002