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Jamie Weiss Named to DRI Judicial Task Force

Apr 4, 2016 | Raleigh, NC, United States
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James M. Weiss

Ellis & Winters partner Jamie Weiss has been named to the Defense Research Institute’s Judicial Task Force.

The DRI Judicial Task Force was formed in June 2005 to examine issues and problems facing American judges and to determine where DRI might have a role in addressing these matters. Its purpose was spelled out in its Mission Statement: “to research and identify issues in the states that threaten to disrupts the independence of the judiciary. Information gleaned from such research will be used to create a standardized plan that may be utilized by DRI and/or the SLDO’s in addressing particular areas of judicial crisis.”

Jamie Weiss is a partner in the litigation group at Ellis & Winters LLP. He focuses his litigation practice in the areas of higher education, complex business disputes, and departing employees. He has represented clients as diverse as Fortune 500 companies, private universities, a manufacturer of carbon fiber composites, and a developer of K-12 educational software. Mr. Weiss received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where he was Order of the Coif and an Executive Articles Editor of the Washington University Law Review.