James Kimmel, Jr. is a novelist, lawyer, scholar and advocate who focuses on the intersections of law and spirituality and law and psychology. He received his doctorate in jurisprudence from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He received his B.S. degree summa cum laude from the Schreyer Honors College of the Pennsylvania State University.
Early in his legal career, Jim served as a law clerk to a federal court judge. Later, as an attorney at one of the preeminent law firms in the United States and in his own legal practice, he appeared before courts across the country on behalf of a wid