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Whitney James

Arkansas Injury Attorney

Whitney James has been practicing law in the area of workers’ compensation for over ten years.  She chose to practice law in this area because it gives her the opportunity to help injured workers every day as they navigate through a difficult time. She finds it rewarding to help clients get the benefits to which they are entitled.

Whitney joined Rainwater, Holt & Sexton in March of 2018. She was excited and honored to join the firm because she believes that the attorneys at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton are the best in the state. Whitney is also proud to work for a law firm that focuses strongly on giving back to the community.

Whitney James attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and obtained her bachelor’s degree in English in 2002. She is a graduate of the William G. Cooper Honors Program in English. After graduating, Whitney attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. Whitney graduated from law school in 2005.

Whitney James is an Arkansas native and grew up in rural Boone County, Arkansas. Whitney has called Little Rock home since 2000 and while she loves living in the city, she appreciates the opportunity to meet and represent clients in many areas of Arkansas. In fact, traveling around the state is one of her favorite parts of the practice. She has been the Communion Year One (First Grade) Youth Faith Formation teacher at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church since 2015.

Born: Jonesboro, Arkansas

Education and Work History:  
Bergman High School
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, B.A. in English, 2002, with honors
University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, J.D., 2005

Arkansas Bar, 2007
Arkansas Bar Association
Pulaski County Bar Association
U.S. District Court for Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2009

Youth Faith Formation teacher for Communion Year One
Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church, 2015-present


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