William F. James


• USA&M Mediator Training, 1999
• University of Missouri, Columbia Mediator Training, 1999
• University of Missouri, Columbia School of Law, J.D. 1964
• University of Missouri, Columbia, A.B. 1961


Mr. James is a retired attorney and former Senior Partner and Managing Partner of Wuestling and James, L.C. (1984-2005). In his practice, he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of personal injury litigation including products liability, premises liability, auto, legal malpractice and wrongful death. He has also litigated insurance coverage questions and issues including permissive use and under/uninsured motorist coverage. He also has experience in probate court matters. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. He has tried, to conclusion, approximately 200 lawsuits. He was a recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award in 1969. For additional information regarding Mr. James, please go to Wuestling & James, L.C. .


• Missouri Bar
• Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Vice President and Secretary 1976-1977)

Community Involvement

• Member, Board of the Kenrick Park Condominium Association
• Member, Webster Groves Presbyterian Church, Elder/Trustee
• Former Board Member of Webster Child Care Center