Jim’s current practice focuses on litigation support and document management for major pharmaceutical clients. He has experience coordinating large-scale document reviews for confidentiality and privilege claims, as well as managing the preparation of privilege logs to accompany production.

Jim comes to Shook with significant legal experience. He has served as a judicial law clerk at both the state trial and appellate levels. Jim has first chair trial experience in state and federal courts and has argued and/or briefed appellate cases before the Missouri Court of Appeals, Kansas Court of Appeals and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has handled a diverse range of legal disputes involving domestic, personal injury, employment, malpractice, the Federal Employers Liability Act and administrative law.

Representative Matters

Schmedding v. Tnemec Co, 187 F3d. 862 (8th Cir. 1999)

In Re L.C.F., 987 S.W.2d 830 (Mo App. W.D. 1999)

Payne v. Weker, 917 S.W.2d 201 (Mo App. W.D. 1996)