James has been a practicing lawyer for over 5 years with a focus on criminal law in the Lake County area. During that time James has experienced a wide variety of cases, however, has been able to become highly specialized in DUI’s, Major Traffic offenses, and gun related offenses. In addition to his passion for law, he has an even stronger passion for helping others. James fights for each client’s outcome as if they were a friend or family member. James grew up in and remains a local to the Lake County area and therefore has a close connection to the area and an understanding of how it operates. James attends several events every week where local prosecutors and judges are also present in order to strengthen his bonds with the local legal community.

Over his career, James has defended thousands of clients from cases are common as speeding to cases as serious as murder. He has participated in several bench and jury trials to which he fought for and received Not Guilty finding on many of them. No case is too big or small for James to take to trial or represent. 


  • DePaul College of Law, J.D. – 2016
  • Miami University of Ohio, B.S. – 2013


  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois Since 2016