Jim joined the firm in 2005, leaving a practice with a large national law firm. Before going to law school, Jim earned a graduate degree in management and served a number of years in the software industry. Jim then obtained his JD at Gonzaga University School of Law, magnum cum laude, where he served as an associate editor of the Gonzaga Law Review and member of the Gonzaga University’s Board of Regents and National Order of Barristers. Jim entered private practice after fulfilling a clerkship under Justice Cliff Young of the Supreme Court of Nevada. He is experienced in trial and appellate procedure, managing many million dollar cases involving products liability, insurance coverage, medical malpractice, personal injury, bankruptcy and employment law. Jim is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Nevada, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.