James Bopp, Jr.
James Bopp Jr., JD, Owner, Sole Proprietor, The Bopp Law Firm, PC
Admitted to the bar 1973, U.S. Supreme Court 1977
Education: Indiana University (B.A., 1970); University of Florida (J.D., 1973).
Awards: Indiana Business Journal, Indiana 250: The Most Influential Business Leaders in Indiana 2022 (Law); National Law Journal, The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America 2013; Republican National Lawyers Association, Republican Lawyer of the Year 2009; Legatus International, John Cardinal O'Connor Pro-Life Hall of Fame Award 2005; Indiana Republican Party, State Chairman's Award, 2001, 2005; University of Florida School of Law, Non-resident Tuition Scholarship, 1971.
Member: Republican National Committee, Vice Chairman 2006 – 2012; The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies, Co-Chairman, Election Law Subcommittee, Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group 1996-2005; Board of Governors, Republican National Lawyers Association, 2002-present; Indiana State Bar Association.
Professional Affiliations: General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech, 1997-present; General Counsel, National Right to Life Committee, 1978-present; General Counsel, American Federation for Children, 2010-present; Special Counsel for Strategic and Campaign Finance Law Advice, Donald J. Trump, 2019-present; Special Counsel, Focus on the Family, 2004-2012; President, National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent and Disabled, 1984-2010; Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws, 2005-2012; Member, United States National Commission for UNESCO, 2004-2006; Member, Congressional Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee, 1987-1989; Member, National Institutes of Health, Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel, 1988; Member, President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 1984-1987; Special Advisor, American Bar Association Working Group on the First Amendment and Judicial Elections, 2002 – 2003.
Practice Areas: First Amendment Law, Campaign-Finance Law, Constitutional Law, Election Law, Civil Litigation, Appellate Practice, and United States Supreme Court Practice.