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James D. Carlson

James D. Carlson

Associate| Tucson


James Carlson focuses his practice in Commercial Litigation, as well as Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Protection. In his Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Protection practice, James regularly conducts internal investigations and represents companies and individuals in a wide variety of matters relating to federal and state criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement.

  • Conducted internal investigation for charter school management company regarding misappropriation of public funds allegations
  • Defended company in investigation by Securities and Exchange Commission regarding fraud allegations
  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
    • Note Editor, Arizona Law Review (2016)
    • Roger C. Henderson Distinguished Graduating Senior Award (2016)
    • Thomas Clark Civility in Litigation Award (2016)
    • Hawkins Professionalism Award, Pima County Bar Association (2016)
    • Student Commencement Speaker (2016)
    • CALI Awards: Legal Writing, Legal Research, Trial Competition, Arizona Civil Procedure
    • Outstanding Performance in Oral Advocacy (2014)
    • Outstanding Performance in Legal Writing (2014)
    • Dean’s List (2014)
  • University of Arizona (B.A., Psychology/Criminal Justice Administration, magna cum laude, 2009)
    • Wildcat Academic Excellence Awards
    • First Level Honors (2007)
    • Dean’s List (2006)
  • Morris K. Udall American Inn of Court
  • Pima County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Pima County Attorney's Office, Law Clerk (2014)
  • Vet Sec Protection Agency, Security Analyst and Corporate Headquarters Security Coordinator (2011-2013)
  • Pima County Sheriff's Department, Corrections Officer (2012)
  • Arizona
  • Pima County Superior Court
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona