James grew up in Minnesota, then graduated from the University of California, San Diego and Brooklyn Law School. A computer enthusiast since the Web’s early days, he first became interested in the law as it began to interact with the Internet. That interest has developed into the practice of both consumer and Internet-related law. In addition to the law, his interests include linguistics and genre fiction.
James is admitted to the bars of Minnesota, New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia, and to the United States District Courts for the District of Minnesota, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.
James is a member of multiple bar associations, including the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.