About James M. Carlin
Jim believes the affirmation of human dignity expressed through our judicial system works best through aggressive but ethical advocacy. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Juris Doctorate from Marquette University. He has been a trial lawyer in the state of Iowa for over 20 years and is an active member of the Iowa Association for Justice and the American Association of Justice. He serves as a founding board member for “The Giving Exchange” which is a non-profit corporation providing assistance to orphanages and vocational training in impoverished areas of the world. Jim has volunteered in an inner city outreach to children in low income neighborhoods, nursing home visitation, school board membership, football coaching and helped to found a men’s group promoting marriage and fatherhood.