James Fetter joined Brown Goldstein & Levy as a Disability Rights Fellow in September 2018. His practice focuses on disability rights and other civil litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, James served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Maureen O’Connor, Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, and for the Honorable Terence Kemp of the Southern District of Ohio.
During law school, James worked as a law clerk at ACLU of Ohio, conducting legal research in support of ongoing and prospective litigation. He also worked as a legal intern at Disability Rights Ohio and as a summer associate in a global law firm’s litigation and employment practice groups.
Prior to attending law school, James was selected for the University of Notre Dame’s Jack Miller Postdoctoral Fellow Tocqueville Program in Religion and American Public Life, where he conducted independent research resulting in a peer-reviewed publication in a top journal. Also, James was an instructor of Constitutional Political Theory at the University of Notre Dame and an adjunct professor teaching American Political Thought at the Indiana University.
- Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2018
- University of Notre Dame, Ph.D., 2013
- Emory University, B.A., with highest honors, 2005
* James is not admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland.