Jim and Arenstein & Andersen Co., LPA formed an “of counsel” relationship in 2015 to assist the firm’s clients in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor protection. Jim has been working in personal bankruptcy since 2005. He began practicing as an attorney solely in the area of personal bankruptcy in 2007, with a focus mainly in Chapters 7 and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Jim understands that financial distress is common today and strives to provide clients with the respect and understanding they deserve while helping them through their difficult times.

In December of 2021, Jim became a full-time associate attorney at the firm. Shortly after joining the firm, he was named to the 2022-2023 Columbus CEO’s Top Lawyers List. Jim continues to assist the firm’s clients with bankruptcy and creditor protection matters and now also practices in the areas of probate, trust administration, and taxation.


Capital University Law School (Columbus, Ohio) – J.D.
The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio) – B.S. Accounting


Supreme Court of the State of Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio