James focuses his practice on education law, labor and employment, and litigation. He advises clients on matters related to contract disputes, public record request compliance, and policy drafting. James also has considerable commercial and labor/employment litigation experience, and he has managed and assisted with several cases from the initial phases of discovery through trial.
James began his career as a public school teacher. He taught fourth and fifth grades in the Mississippi Delta as a member of Teach For America. As a Dillard Fellow at the University of Virginia School of Law, he mentored first-year students in writing and research skills. James’s law practice reflects his commitment to education, labor and employment and litigation, and his first-hand knowledge of the legal challenges that his clients face today.
First Admitted: 2011, Ohio
Professional Webpage: https://www.westonhurd.com/professionals/james-m-mcweeney/
- Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024