Saint Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 2006
Saint Louis University, B.S., 2003
When businesses need an ally both in and out of the courtroom, James is there to provide fearless advocacy and robust day-to-day counsel. His clients include local, regional and national businesses like craft breweries, restaurants, construction companies and multinational corporations. James also handles matters relating to the defense of professionals including attorneys, architects, engineers and insurance/financial brokers.
Away from the office, James spends his time with his wife and three young children. He travels, coaches his kids’ sports teams and is an avid home brewer. He is involved with the development and growth of the St. Louis craft brewery community. He also serves as the Corporate Donation chair for the annual ALS Charity Golf Tournament and is an active member of St. Gabriel the Archangel parish and the Saint Louis University High School Alumni Association.
- Selected to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list: 2016
Memberships & Involvement
- Member: Missouri Bar Association; Illinois Bar Association; Texas Bar Association; Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis; American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Litigation; Defense Research Institute (DRI), Professional Liability Section; Saint Louis University High School Alumni Association
News & Press Releases
- SmithAmundsen, November 3, 2016
- St. Louis Business Journal, July 21, 2015
- March 17, 2015
- July 18, 2013