James Richardson

James S. "Jim" Richardson

Federal Bar Association

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James S. (“Jim”) Richardson is a mediator in the areas of general civil law and family law and a certified Veteran’s Administration claims agent, assisting military veterans with disability claims. From August 1982 – October 2008 he served as Senior Attorney – Advisor of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (Formerly the Court of Military Appeals). Mr. Richardson has an extensive military background, serving in various capacities including as head of the Discharge Review Section and Senior Military Judge and Officer In Charge, USMD Special Court-Martial Judiciary Activity. In June 2017, Mr. Richardson was honored with the 2017 Maryland Pro Bono Service Retired Pro Bono Volunteer Award. He is a graduate of Frostburg State University and received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. His bar admissions include: Supreme Court of the United States; Court of Appeals of Maryland; Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, and Federal circuits; Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; and Court of Veterans Appeals.