Arielle James, Law Clerk

Office: 678.424.1380


  • 3L, North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D. Candidate, May 2023
  • B.A. Political Science, Fisk University (2017)

Arielle James is a 3L attending North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina. She is a native of Georgia. Prior to joining our firm, Arielle has worked for the Black Belt Justice Center, Land Loss Prevention Project, and Thomas Kennedy Sampson and Tompkins.

Arielle is committed to her community and has a passion for service. When she is not inundated with her studies you can find her volunteering in the NCCU Law Pro Bono Clinic or volunteering with a local community organization. In her spare time Arielle enjoys singing karaoke, learning new yoga stretches and learning how to write in calligraphy.

Select Memberships:

  • Trial Advocacy Board
  • NCCU Law Environmental Law Review
  • Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) Scholar
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

Select Accolades:

  • Pro Bono “In Truth and Service” Award (2022)
  • Willie Gary Opening/Closing Showcase 1st Place (2021)

Select Positions Held:

  • Trial Advocacy Board, Chair (NCCU SOL – 2022-2023)
  • The Employment Law Solution, Summer Associate (NCCU SOL – Summer 2022)
  • Environmental Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor (NCCU SOL – 2021-2022)
  • Research Assistant – Cannabis Law (NCCU SOL 2021-present)
  • Black Belt Justice Center, Summer Fellow (NCCU SOL Summer – 2021)
  • Thomas Kennedy Sampson Tompkins, LLP, Legal Intern (2019-2020)