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Attorney Profile for James P. Mayes 


James P. Mayes
Columbia, Maryland

Greensboro, North Carolina



Areas of Practice:

Administrative Law

Business Formations


Civil Rights Law

Employment Law

Prisoner Rights

Public Diplomacy

Public Policy


I have had the privilege of representing clients affected by a wide range of complex legal issues. Following is a brief list of my litigation experience:


Counsel of Record  (Local Counsel) Fletcher et al. v. Lamone et al., United States District Court for the District of Maryland (December 2011)


Counsel of Record (first chair), In the Matter of the Arbitration Between the Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Harbor Healthcare System and AFGE Local 2094, FMCS Case No. 041022-00665-8 (2004)


Counsel of Record, In Re Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Harbor Healthcare System and AFGE Local 2094, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Case No. BN-CA-04-0425 (2004)


Counsel of Record, State of Maryland v. Threatt, No. 22, Court of Appeals of Maryland(September Term 1992)


Counsel of Record (first chair), multiple cases before the United States Merit Systems Protection Board (1994 – 2006)


Counsel of Record (first chair), TALX UCeXpress (formerly the Frick Company,St. Louis,MO) multiple administrative claims representing corporate and private clients before the North Carolina Employment Security Commission (1993 – 2006)


Counsel of Record, multiple cases representing prisoners in constitutional and administrative claims (1991 – 1993)


Bar Admissions:

State of Maryland, 1992

United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern District, 1992

United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern District, 1992



University of Baltimore Law School, Baltimore, MD,1991

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio,1978


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Class of 1974



Past Legal Employment:

            Maryland Legal Aid Bureau, Baltimore, MD


            Lee and Harvey, Washington D.C.

            Frick Company (TALX UceXpress), St. Louis, MO


            Robertson, Medlin and Troutman, Greensboro, NC


Professional Associations and Memberships:

            American Bar Association


            Maryland State Bar Association


            English Language Officer Association United States

            Department of State


            American Correctional Association


            North Carolina Correctional Association


            American Academy of Forensic Science


            Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences


            North Carolina Criminal Justice Association


           Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society


           Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society


Honors and Awards


¨      Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society (faculty member)


¨      Advising Merit Award, College of Arts and Sciences,NCA&TStateUniversity (2007)


¨      Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International (2004)


¨      Award of Achievement, National Council for International Visitors (1999)


¨      Civic Entrepreneur, Pew Memorial Trust (1998-1999)


¨      Biographical Note, Who’s Who in American Law, 9th and 10th Editions


¨      ThurgoodMarshall Outstanding Service Award (1991)


¨      National Association of Neighborhoods Award (1983)


¨      Presidential Classroom for Young Americans (1970)


¨      LincolnCenter Student Incentive Award (1967)