James D. Handley, Associate

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  • The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.

    -Abraham Lincoln

    James deployed twice, to Iraq and Afghanistan, while serving in the U.S. Army.

Contact

jhandley@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4201
410-603-5670 (mobile)
410-576-4269 (fax)

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James is an Associate in the Litigation and Employment Practices.

Prior to Gordon Feinblatt, James worked as a Legal Intern for the Honorable William Ferguson during the 2016 General Assembly. He received his J.D. at the University of Maryland School of Law where he was a Staff Editor for the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy. While at Maryland Law School, he was a Student Attorney for the Access to Justice: Effective Assistance of Counsel at Bail Clinic. Prior to law school, James served as an Armor Officer in the U.S. Army, with deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. James attained the rank of Captain prior to his Honorable Discharge from Active Duty.

Honors

Twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal

Army Commendation Medal

Iraq and Afghan Campaign Medals

Graduate of the United States Army Armor School

Honorable Discharge from Active Duty

News

Professional and Civic Involvement

Political Director, Young Democrats of Howard County, 2019

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Member, Ellicott City and Western Howard County Democratic Club

Member, Inspire Young Voters Initiative

Publications and Lectures

Contact

jhandley@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4201
410-603-5670 (mobile)
410-576-4269 (fax)

Teams

Benefits/ERISA
EMERGE
Employment
Litigation

Education

J.D., University of Maryland Carey School of Law, 2017
B.A., History, Political Science, Hutton Honors College Notation, Dean's List, Indiana University, 2008

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 2017