Frank S. James III

SouthTrust Tower, 420 North Twentieth Street, Suite 1600
Birmingham, Alabama 352035202

Areas Of Arbitration




1978, Alabama; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Eleventh and District of Columbia Circuits

Law School

University of Alabama, J.D., 1978

Law School Graduation Year



Campbell University, B.S., 1973


Birmingham and American Bar Associations.


Member: Bench and Bar; Board of Editors, Journal of the Legal Profession, 1977-1978. Law Clerk to Chief U.S. District Judge Virgil Pittman, Southern District of Alabama, 1978-1980. Author, Protecting Final Judgments: A Critical Overview of Provisional Injunctive Relief in Alabama, 20 Cumberland L. Rev. 227 (1990). Co-Author with Charles W. Gamble, Perspectives on the Evidence Law of Alabama: A Decade of Evolution, 1977-1987, 40 Ala. L. Rev. 95 (1988). Associate Professor of Law and Assistant Dean, University of Alabama School of Law, 1986-1990. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Alabama, 1980-1986. Member, Panel of the Neutrals, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama.


Capt., U.S. Army, 1965-1975; Col., U.S. Army Reserve, Ret.