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Meet James Williams, a skilled lawyer at our firm, specializing in business immigration and business & IP practices. With years of experience in the field, James is a reliable expert in the intricate and constantly evolving area of intellectual property. While he primarily focuses on business-related cases, James also provides occasional assistance with minor family and estate-planning issues for our existing clients.
James graduated from the prestigious University of Richmond School of Law, where he also earned his Intellectual Property Certificate and the Auzville Jackson Jr. award for excellence in intellectual property. Passionate about his work, James is particularly excited to help artists, business owners, and content creators navigate the complex world of trademark and copyright concerns.
With a keen eye for detail and a creative mindset, James always strives to find tailored and innovative solutions to suit each client’s unique needs. Whether he’s consulting with a content creator or a business owner, James remains committed to delivering exceptional results and providing expert guidance every step of the way.
- Business Immigration
- Business & IP
- University of Richmond School of Law, J.D. 2019
- University of Tennessee-Knoxville, B.A. 2015
- Virginia State Bar
- Eastern District of Virginia
Personal and Professional Memberships
- Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (GRIPLA)
- Lawyers for the Arts — Chair
- Virginia Bar Association
- Esports Bar Association — Attorney Member
- SkateNation Plus
Publications and Lectures
- “Immigration Law in the Gaming Industry.” Panel Presentation, PAX East, April 22, 2022.
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