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James S. Sheets

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Management & Organizations
W252  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-0927
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: james-sheets@uiowa.edu

Academic History

  • JD, University of Iowa, 2002
  • PhD, University of Rochester, 1993
  • BA, University of Iowa, 1980

Expertise

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Entities and Management Practice
  • IRC & Entity Filing

Awards

  • Carnegie Fellow, Carnegie Foundation
  • Rush Rhees Fellow, University of Rochester

              Current & Prior Positions

              • Counsel & Owner, Sheets Law Firm, P.C., 2009 - Present
              • Assistant Professor of Business (Adjunct), University of Iowa, 2008 - Present
              • Manager/Business Development, Goodrich Corporation, 2007 - 2009
              • Associate Attorney & Of Counsel, Haber Law, 2005 - 2007
              • Associate Attorney, Weinberg & Jacobs, LLP, 2003 - 2005
              • Judicial Clerkship, Fifth District Court of Maryland, 2002 - 2003
              • Associate, Iowa Center for Nonprofit Resources, 2000 - 2001
              • Associate Professor, Leslie College, 1998 - 1999
              • Assistance Professor of the Social Sciences, Boston University, 1994 - 1999
              • Research Fellow, University of St. Andrews (Scotland), 1992 - 1993

                Professional Affiliations

                • Advisory/Consulting Editor, Iowa State Bar Association Appellate Practitioner's Committee, July 2009 - current
                • Advisory/Consulting Editor, American Bar Association Attorney Advisor Committee, 2008 - current

                    Committees and Professional Service

                    • The Moldova Foundation, 2005-current

                      Licensures and Certifications

                      • Attorney at Law - MN, Admitted, Minnesota Supreme Court - 2007
                      • Attorney at Law - DC, Admitted, District of Columbia Court of Appeals - 2006
                      • Attorney at Law - MD, Admitted, Maryland Court of Appeals (Inactive) - 2005
                      • Attorney at Law - IA, Admitted, Iowa Supreme Court - 2003