James’s practice is devoted to civil litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, construction defect, personal injury, wrongful death, and business disputes. James takes a pragmatic approach to meet client needs, whether that be through an early resolution or prevailing at trial. James has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, which gives him insight to advise his clients on the likelihood of achieving their goals. He has taken cases to jury trials, arbitrations, and resolved scores of disputes at mediation.
Washington State Bar Association
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
J.D., magna cum laude, Willamette University School of Law
B.A., cum laude, Willamette University, economics major
Washington State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington