James W. McMasters

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law


Biography

Jim joined the staff of the Pritzker Legal Research Center in 2002. He worked as a reference librarian at Loyola from 2000-2002, and prior to that taught Communication and Legal Reasoning at Northwestern for six years. From 1990-1994, Jim was a litigation associate at Bell, Boyd & Lloyd in Chicago.


Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research


Education

  • BS, Northwestern University
  • JD, Northwestern University
  • MLIS, Dominican University

Prior Appointments

  • Lecturer in Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Director of the Pritzker Legal Research Center, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Reference Librarian, Loyola University Chicago
  • Lecturer in Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate Attorney, General and Commercial Litigation, Bell, Boyd & Lloyd

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