Charles (Chuck) James has broad experience in public finance, having served as bond counsel for state agencies and universities; clean water and drinking water revolving funds; counties, cities, school districts and special districts; student loan agencies; hospitals, nursing facilities and retirement centers; and housing finance agencies.

    Chuck has also represented borrowers, underwriters, credit enhancers, trustees and other public finance participants; provided representation and consultation in public finance-related litigation; and participated in the legislative process affecting public finance by consulting on and drafting legislative proposals and testifying before legislative bodies.

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    Education

    • The University of Arizona, J.D., with high distinction, Order of the Coif, Arizona Law Review, 1973
    • Occidental College, B.A., 1970

    Admissions

    • Arizona, 1973

    Courts

    • U.S. Ct. of App., Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., District of Columbia Circuit
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of Arizona
    • U.S. Tax Court

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • American College of Bond Counsel
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Public Finance Law
    • Best Lawyers 2017 Phoenix Public Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
    • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-present

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