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James R. Wrenn, Jr.   Attorney At Law
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14210 Michaux View Way, Midlothian, Virginia 23113   Voice:  804-378-2037  Fax: 804-379-7163.


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Undergraduate:  B.A. History, University of Richmond, 1968
Law School:  J.D., University of Virginia Law School, 1971

Virginia State Bar:  Member since 1972

Admission to Practice

Supreme Court of Virginia and all inferior courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Professional History

Lawyer discipline, legal ethics, reinstatement, judicial ethics, Judicial Inquiry & Review Commission matters, expert-witness issues, MCLE approved legal-ethics lecturer. Virginia State Bar Special Counsel 1972-76 & Bar Counsel 1976-77. Private practice since 1977


Army ROTC Commission (Armor 1968); Honorable Discharge (Cpt) 1976.

Teaching Positions

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Business, Adjunct Instructor,  1975--1977.

University of Richmond Law School, Adjunct Instructor on Legal Ethics 1978-1980.

CLE Lecturer for TRT-CLE, Inc. (1999 to present) (See main page for courses, dates, etc.)


President, National Organization of Bar Counsel (1976).

Virginia State Bar (participation on various committees not listed)


Editor & Publisher of Virginia Law Reports (case-law reporting service publishing unofficial text and analyses of Virginia appellate case law) 1981 to 1995.

Expert Witness

Available for consultation on legal-ethics/standard-of-care issues and judicial-ethics/standard-of-care issues.

Available for consultation on standards for expert-opinion evidence and scientific evidence under Federal Rules of Evidence.

Continuing Legal Educations courses taught by James R. Wrenn, Jr.

Illustrative list of topics of CLE courses authored and/or taught by Wrenn (including past courses):

Climate Laws & Laws of Climate 

Da Vinci Code of Scientific Evidence

Discovery issues involving Expert Witnesses, Expert-Witness Work-Product, Consulting-Expert Work-Product, Attorney Work-Product 

Expert-Opinion Evidence under the Daubert standards

Electronic Discovery issues

Immigration Law -- Public-Policy & Politics

Intellectual Property -- Free-Speech/Fair-Use Issues

Internet-- law, sources, resources, structure, etc.

Legal Ethics (a wide range of legal-ethics topics over many years).

Recent Developments in (Virginia) Case Law (Regular seminars from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s). 

Scientific Evidence under the Federal Rules of Evidence (Daubert standards).

CLE Faculty for TRTCLE.Com (1999 to present)-- See http://TRTCLE.Com.