James is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, and is married to Janie Nance. James and Janie have three children.
James graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2001 with a degree in Finance. James attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctorate degree in 2006.
His practice has focused in civil litigation with a focus on personal injury since graduation. James has handled hundreds of personal injury case and has successfully tried a number of personal injury cases.
James is a member of the Nevada, California, and Utah state bars. He is a member of the United States District Court bar. James is also a member of the Clark County Bar Association and the Nevada Justice Association.