James’ prior experience includes serving in the public interest as an Assistant Public Defender for a number of years after law school, as well as working with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and the Philadelphia Department of Law while a student at Temple Law School. Prior to representing accident victims, James was an associate with a civil defense firm tasked with defending nationally recognized corporations in personal injury actions. This defense perspective gave him insight into the strategies and tactics of insurance companies and their claims agents who oppose the claims of injured clients.
James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law. Upon graduation, he then served as a law clerk to the Honorable James Den Uyl of the Superior Court of New Jersey through which he gained knowledge of the inner workings of a trial courtroom. James is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including the United States District Court of New Jersey and the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.