James grew up in the small town of Shelby, Iowa. He and his family moved to Omaha when he was a teenager where he attended Central High School. Prior to law school, James served in the United States Air Force stationed at Offutt Air Force Base.
James founded Owen Law Office in 2016 after having worked as an attorney and law clerk at a firm in Omaha, Nebraska. James represents clients throughout the Omaha metropolitan area as well as across the entire State of Nebraska with his office located in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. James focuses his law practice on Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Estate Planning.