James Kura

The public defender in Franklin County, Columbus, Ohio.

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Where most active professionally: Ohio
Law type: Criminal
Source: CNEJL


From the transcript: I’m a product of my environment. I grew up in the north part of Columbus, Ohio. A little suburb there. Part of the town now called Clintonville. Still live there. I’m 46 years old. I have been a public defender for all my professional career, which is 19 years now. Catholic kid that grew up through the Catholic school system. Went on to college, degree in psychology at Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio. Degree in law from Columbus state in Columbus, Ohio. Public defender’s office in Columbus, Ohio. And that’s my history.

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