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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.
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.
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.
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.