James A. Bax

Office:

St. Louis, Missouri
Phone: 314-621-7700 Ext. 3219
Fax: 314-621-1088
E-mail: jbax@boylebrasher.com

Jim Bax has been lead trial counsel in civil jury cases in some of the toughest jurisdictions for civil defendants in the U.S.A.  He has successfully tried numerous cases for clients in both state and federal courts. Jim has handled both plaintiffs and defense work which gives him an invaluable perspective and understanding of jury trials. Jim has a wealth of experience in all aspects of civil litigation. In addition to trial work, Jim has extensive experience handling appeals at both the state and federal level.

Away from the office Jim enjoys coaching his childrens' youth basketball and baseball teams. He is a big sports fan, notably a very knowledgeable fan of major league baseball in general and the St. Louis Cardinals in particular. Jim, his wife Brenda, and their three children reside in the St. Louis area.  Jim and his family are avid mountain bikers and hikers.

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Areas of Practice

  • Railroad Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • Trucking Defense
  • Litigation and Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals 7 th Circuit

Education

  • St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Drury College, Springfield, Missouri
    • Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

● The Missouri Bar Association
● The Illinois Bar Association
● National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
● Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
● The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis