James’ practice focuses primarily on representing lenders, loan servicers, and other financial services clients in highly contested consumer and commercial finance litigation throughout the Western United States, including Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, and Montana.
He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to appellate litigation in both state and federal courts and has obtained numerous favorable appellate decisions for his clients, several of which have had a significant impact on the mortgage, banking, and title insurance industries.
James also has extensive experience representing lenders and other creditors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, and appeals to the Tenth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
James was Editor-in-Chief at the University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 79 and Law Clerk to the Hon. Richard L. Gabriel, Colorado Court of Appeals, now associate justice of the Colorado Supreme Court.