James Townsend is an experienced attorney in the several areas of law including: Estate Planning, Criminal Defense, and Bankruptcy. James started his law career working as an intern in general practice firm in Colorado Springs. There he honed his research skills in discrete areas of law including family law, personal injury, and criminal law. He later worked as an attorney in the Colorado State Office of the Public Defender. There he gained trial experience while managing an enormous case load.
James speaks Spanish and Portuguese fluently and has continually dedicated himself to service in the Latino and Hispanic communities. While in college at Brigham Young University, he spent a semester as a volunteer teaching free English classes in Monterrey, Mexico. During Law School at the University of Idaho, he founded the Spanish Speaking Law Students, a student organization dedicated to better preparing young attorneys to serve Spanish-Speaking clients. He also served in the Immigration Clinic at the University of Idaho, providing free legal services to members of the community.
University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, 2007
- Founder and President of the Spanish
- Speaking Law Students Organization
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2001
- Major: International Relations
- Taught volunteer English classes in Mexico and Brazil
Colorado Bar Association
Aurora Bar Association