James Poindexter has practiced labor and employment law in Jacksonville, Florida since 2015. While attending law school, James worked for Delegal Law Offices as a law clerk for over three years and ultimately became an associate attorney when he became a member of the Florida Bar in 2015. In 2019, James was made a shareholder of the firm, which became Delegal & Poindexter, P.A.
In addition to receiving his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law, James concurrently earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Jacksonville University where he was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society for collegiate schools of business. While earning his degrees, James served as a legislator on the Student Bar Association, a citizen member of the Editorial Board for the Florida Times Union, a member of the Executive Board of JCCI-Forward, and a middle school mentor for Communities in Schools’ “Mayor’s Mentors” initiative.
James was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Episcopal High School in 2007. James graduated from Rollins College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. James served in various leadership capacities in his college’s chapter of the Chi Psi fraternity. James also served as a student legislator and president pro tempore for Rollins College’s student government association. In addition to his academic accomplishments and extracurricular activities, James worked as a legal assistant for a labor and employment firm in Winter Park, Florida.
James currently serves as the Chair of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Governmental Relations Committee. James also serves as the Treasurer of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section. Since September 2018, James has served as the Treasurer and Secretary of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.
Florida Bar, 2015
State Bar of Georgia, 2017
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2015
Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 2018
Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, 2018
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2019
Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, J.D., 2014
Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida, M.B.A., 2014
Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, B.A. in Political Science, 2011
American Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association, Florida Chapter
Jacksonville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division