Prior to joining the firm, Jim worked as a trial attorney for one of the largest personal injury firms in Philadelphia. Jim also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, where he was a lead trial attorney in the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit.
Jim is a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. He graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice. He later graduated cum laude from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where he served as the Executive Editor of the Temple Law Review. At Temple Law, he was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Julian Eule Award for the best paper in the area of constitutional law, the J. Howard Memorial Award for excellence in editing the Temple Law Review, and the Integrated Trial Advocacy Award for excellence in trial advocacy.