James L. Bobbitt, III

Biography

James has experience counseling clients in a variety of employment matters and navigating them through various stages of litigation, including responding to pleadings, drafting dispositive motions, discovery and developing strategic defenses for trial. He focuses his practice on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Kentucky Civil Rights Act and other state and federal employment statutes.

He is a graduate of Washington University School of Law, where he served as a senior editor of the Washington University Law Review. He was also an executive board member of the Student Bar Association and worked as professional development chair of the Black Law Students Association. While in law school, James externed for Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Brian C. Edwards, where he researched Kentucky jurisprudence, advised on rulings and drafted opinions of the court.

As an undergraduate at Northwestern University, James interned at the Legal Assistance Foundation in Chicago and assisted clients in regaining welfare benefits.

Education

  • Washington University School of Law  (J.D., 2017)
    • Washington University Law Review, staff editor
  • Northwestern University  (B.S., 2014)
    • Education and Social Policy

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky