James “Jim” Green is a partner at Bardsley Benedict + Cholden, LLP (“BBC”) who splits his time between its Philadelphia, PA and Mt. Laurel, NJ offices. For the past ten-plus years, he has successfully represented clients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in the areas of retail and hospitality defense, professional malpractice defense and in counseling small and midsize businesses. Jim makes it a point to manage every case personally from inception until conclusion while remaining focused on implementing a quick, practical and cost-effective resolution. If he is not able to resolve a case early, he is prepared to take a case before a jury.
Jim has been selected by his peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star from 2013 through 2019. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. Jim is also a member of the American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, as well as the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in state and federal courts.
Before starting his career, Jim graduated with honors from Rutgers College with a B.A. in English and was a successful Division I athlete in the sport of rowing, competing in both national and international regattas. He received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Camden in where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Religion. He also taught Constitutional Law at Camden High School for the distinguished Marshall-Brennan Fellowship Program.
In addition to spending time with his family at his home in Fishtown, Philadelphia; Jim enjoys remodeling homes, going to the gym and traveling to upstate New York.