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James Walsh is an Associate at Butler in our Miami office, practicing in Construction, Trucking, Casualty Defense Litigation and Third-Party Coverage.

James is admitted to practice law in Florida, as well as in the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. He is also admitted to practice in New York, as well as in the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He attended the State University of New York, College at Oneonta where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in 2005. James later attended the New York Law School where he obtained his Juris Doctorate Cum Laude in 2014.

Prior to joining Butler, James was an associate at an insurance defense firm in Manhattan, New York. He handled matters from inception through trial and appeal. James is a skilled advocate having obtained multiple summary judgment decisions dismissing all claims against his clients in cases with significant damages. James has also defended insureds in federal court where plaintiffs alleged copyright violations, civil rights abuses, and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. James has the experience and knowledge to develop and implement winning defense strategies and works with his clients to obtain the best results in each case.

In addition, James has volunteered to represent undocumented children in Federal Immigration Court. In doing so he helped children obtain lawful immigration status and a path to citizenship in the United States.


  • Florida
  • New York


  • New York Law School
    Juris Doctor
  • State University of New York at Oneonta
    Bachelor of Science


  • New York State Bar Association


  • Florida Federal Courts (Middle District)
  • Florida Federal Courts (Southern District)
  • New York Federal Courts (Eastern District)
  • New York Federal Courts (Southern District)


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