James works closely with his clients in the fields of estate planning and business succession with a focus on preparing tax efficient plans for individuals and businesses. Prior to joining Green & Sklarz, James practiced in the areas of real estate law, commercial law, and civil tort litigation.
Throughout his career, James’ dedication to his clients and to the practice of law has been recognized by his peers. He was awarded the Super Lawyers Connecticut Rising Stars distinction in 2019 and 2020. He also received the Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” distinction in 2020.
James received his Bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Connecticut, his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law. He is admitted to the Connecticut Bar (2014), the United States District Court – Second Circuit (2020), and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court (2019). He is also a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
James is very active in his local community where he has been a youth basketball coach for 15 years. He is also a founding member of the PALS Foundation, a charity that raises money to help veterans.
Navigating personal Liability for Executors, Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, Volume 23, No. 3, Fall 2021