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Work experience

Jan 2002Present

Owner and President

James Law, P.C.

Law Firm corporation emphasizing civil litigation


Jan 1988

JD, Law

University of South Dakota

Tim James, Law

Tim James, JD, is the owner of James Law in Yankton, South Dakota. He has served the public as an attorney for 25 years. After attending the University of South Dakota and earning a juris doctor from the school of law in 1988, Mr. James started out as a US District Court clerk in Rapid City, and then working for private firms in Chicago before returning to South Dakota.

Tim James served as a pre-law instructor at the Indian Community College in Santee for the Santee Sioux Tribe. As part of the Yankton business community, James Law offers clients expertise specific to medical malpractice lawsuits, personal injury and complex civil litigation. Dedicated to community development endeavors, he offers a monthly legal advice clinic free to the public at the Yankton Area Banquet. He is a longstanding member of the Yankton Elks and a member of American Association of Justice and Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

For health and fitness, he enjoys time with family and biking, hiking, and fishing locally and nationwide. A hockey fan, he supports the Minnesota Wild and teams in the NHL Western Conference.