James D. Brookshire

Tel: (937) 332-9660


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James graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelors Degree in Geology from the Department of Natural and Mathematical Science in 1983. He graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law and was admitted to practice in Ohio in 1991. Since that time, his practice has included personal injury, medical negligence, ERISA claims, workers compensation, civil litigation, construction claims, wrongful death claims and appellate practice.

James is also admitted to practice in United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
Prior to his law career, James worked in the field of exploration geophysics in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Norway, Egypt, Tunisia and other parts of North Africa.

Prior to joining Dungan & LeFevre, James also worked in the area of insurance defense. Throughout his career as a trial attorney, James has represented hundreds of individuals and corporations and has extensive jury trial experience.

James was born and raised in the Miami Valley and resides in Dayton with his wife Nancy.


Notable Representations

2016 Win

Jackson ERISA case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Sun Life Assurance Company v. Jackson et . al., Case Number  3:14-cv-41

James has argued appeals in Ohio’s First, Second, and Third District Courts of Appeals, the Ohio Supreme Court, and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.