About James A. Newell

James joined the firm as an associate in 2019. He practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, commercial and business litigation, construction litigation, and employment. Before joining the firm, James worked as a clerk for the Honorable Robert Schieber and the Honorable Cory Atkins in Jackson County, Missouri where he gained experience in both the associate and circuit courts.

Prior to law school, James was Vice President of commercial lending at a regional bank in Dallas, TX, focusing on commercial real estate. He earned his undergraduate degree in finance from Kansas State University and his MBA from Baker University.

  • Education

    J.D., Texas A&M University School of Law
    MBA, Baker University
    B.S., Kansas State University

  • Bar Admissions & Professional Affiliations

    Missouri, 2014
    Missouri Bar