James, Hutchison & Forth, P.C.

Attorneys at Law

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     (314) 434-5222

Michael H. James

Mike is recognized for his litigation skills and experience in state and federal courts where he has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of disputes in both the prosecution and defense of claims.

Mike is a past President of the St. Louis County Bar Association, is a recipient of the Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award and has served in the past on the legislative review subcommittee of The Missouri Bar.

Areas of Practice

Education Law
Labor and Employment Law
Commercial Litigation
General Trial and Appellate Practice
Family Law
Personal Injury
Zoning Law
Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 1980
Illinois, 1981
US District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1988
United States Tax Court, 2017


JD, Saint Louis University
      School of Law, 1980
BS, Saint Louis University, 1977
Saint Louis University High School, 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships

St. Louis County Bar Association
President, 1991; Member, Executive Committee, 1986-1991

St. Louis County Municipal League
Chaired the 1995 Legislative Affairs Committee

Served on the Legislative Review Subcommittee of the Missouri Bar

Missouri School Boards Association
Council of School Attorneys

National School Boards Association
Council of School Attorneys

The Bar Association of Metropolitan
Saint Louis

American Bar Association

The Illinois Bar Association


Outstanding Young Lawyer, St. Louis County Bar Association, 1993

Kiwanis Citizen of the Year,
City of Ferguson, 1995

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