Jim has practiced law with Minor, Bell & Neal since receiving his law degree in 2005. His practice focuses on the needs of small businesses and incorporates both transactions and litigation. In that regard, he regularly handles litigation on contract disputes, suits on account, defends employers in workers’ compensation claims, and defends employers in Department of Labor appeals hearings. In transactions, Jim assists with small business formation and advises in intellectual property matters. He has successfully prosecuted numerous trademark registration applications with the Patent & Trademark Office and successfully represented clients in reversing initial rejections to registration.
In law school Jim was a member of Mercer Law Review for 2004/05. He also participated in the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition in 2005 presenting a case in trademark and unfair competition law.