Contact:

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Government Contracts
  • Military Law

Jim Rosenblatt

 

Dean

 

Education:

 

  • B.A., cum laude, Vanderbilt University (Philosophy)
  • J.D., Cornell Law School

 

Memberships:

 

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Mississippi Chapter (President)
  • Charles Clark Inn of Court (President)
  • Capital Area Bar Association (honorary)
  • ABOTA Foundation (Lifetime member)
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association

 

Professional Experience:

 

  • Instructor, The Judge Advocate General's School, Charlottesville, Virginia (Contract Law Division)
  • The Judge Advocate General's Corps, US Army, 30 years in a variety of postings worldwide

 

Publications:

 

  • "Lessons Learned by a New Dean" 36 University of Toledo Law Review 151 (2004)
  • "Law School Faculty as Mentors" The Bencher, Jan/Feb 2006
  • "Advancing Professionalism During Law School" The Mississippi Lawyer, Jul/Aug/Sep 2007
  • "The Tenure of a Law School Dean - It's Not How Long You Make It - It's How You Make It Long" 42 University of Toledo Law Review 667 (Summer 2011) 
  • "Internet Sales a Taxing Issue" The Clarion-Ledger, July 8, 2012
  • "Pardon Me - The Need for a Fair and Impartial Judiciary" The Bencher - The Magazine of the American Inns of Court, July/August 2012

 

Professional Activities:

 

  • Member, Professionalism Committee, Mississippi Bar, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Member, Diversity Committee, Capital Area Bar Association, 2005 - 2007
  • Program Chair, Capital Area Bar Association, 2009 - 2010
  • Member, Mississippi Legal Services Foundation, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Member (ex officio), Mississippi Access to Justice Commission 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Member (ex officio), Mississippi Supreme Court Commission on Impaired Lawyers, 2006 - 2007
  • American Bar Association, Section on Legal Education
  • Member, American Bar Association Committee on Government Relations, 2010, 2011
  • Member of American Bar Association Site Team for Ohio Northern University Law School, November 2006
  • Member, Strategic Planning Group, Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program of the Mississippi Bar, 2008
  • Member of American Bar Association Site Team for Santa Clara Law School, April 2008
  • Member of American Bar Association Site Team for Phoenix Law School, 2010
  • Secretary, Charles Clark Inn of Court, Jackson, Mississippi 2008, 2009
  • President, Charles Clark Inn of Court, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Secretary, Federal Bar Association, Mississippi Chapter, Jackson, Mississippi  2009
  • Treasurer, Federal Bar Association, Mississippi Chapter, Jackson, Mississippi 2010
  • Vice-President, Federal Bar Association, Mississippi Chapter, Jackson, Mississippi 2011
  • President, Federal Bar Association, Mississippi Chapter, Jackson, Mississippi 2011, 2012
  • Member, Law Student Division Task Force, Federal Bar Association 2012, 2013
  • Honorary Member, Fellows of the Young Lawyers of the Mississippi Bar, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Member of American Bar Association Site Team for William Mitchell School of Law, February 2012
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation

 

Bar Admissions:

 

  • New York
  • Missouri
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, and Ninth Circuit
  • US Tax Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces