James DeRossitt, AttorneyJames DeRossitt
practice in civil litigation, criminal defense, and family law.Mr. DeRossitt
has represented hundreds of clients before numerous courts in Tennessee.Mr. DeRossitt began his legal practice as a litigation associate at Wolff Ardis, P.C., a well-known Memphis firm with a stellar record in representing plaintiffs in multi-million dollar product liability lawsuits against major automotive manufacturers, as well as in complex commercial litigation.Mr. DeRossitt
played a key role in a number of complex cases while at Wolff Ardis
, and honed his
skills in research and legal analysis by writing numerous briefs and motions filed in state and federal courts.In 2004-2005, Mr. DeRossitt had the privilege of serving as a law clerk to the Honorable W. Frank Crawford, of the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
As a clerk to Judge Crawford, Mr. DeRossitt
engaged in research and writing on a wide range of civil appeals.
In 2005, Mr. DeRossitt
own law practice in downtown Memphis, the Law Office
of James DeRossitt
.Since opening his
office, Mr. DeRossitt
has enjoyed offering a range of legal services to clients, ranging from civil litigation in personal injury actions and business disputes, to criminal defense.As sole counsel, he
has tried civil, criminal, and juvenile matters to verdict.Mr. DeRossitt received his law degree from Washington & Lee University, a nationally renowned law school that is regularly ranked among the top twenty law schools in the United States, where he attended on an academic scholarship.He
served as a research assistant in constitutional law to Allan Ides, and as a research assistant in property law to Denis Brion.Mr. DeRossitt also received a master of arts in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin, which is ranked as one of the top philosophy graduate programs in the U.S. While at UT-Austin, Mr. DeRossitt specialized in political theory and ethics, studying under the eminent political philosopher David Braybrooke, who supervised Mr. DeRossitt's thesis.Mr. DeRossitt also received a master of arts in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin, which is ranked as one of the top philosophy graduate programs in the U.S. While at UT-Austin, Mr. DeRossitt specialized in political theory and ethics, studying under the eminent political philosopher David Braybrooke, who supervised Mr. DeRossitt's thesis.
...Mr. DeRossitt received his bachelor of arts degree in English, magna cum laude with honors in English, from the University of Memphis, with a minor in philosophy.In addition to his legal training, Mr. DeRossitt was certified as a systems analyst while at the University of Texas at Austin.Due to his unique combination of legal and technology training, he served as Educational Technology Coordinator at the University of Texas School of Law, providing technology expertise to law professors there.
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