James Eggert is an East Tennessee native from Greene County. Prior to attending law school, James was an Army Medic and had deployed with 10th Mountain Division to Iraq in 2009. James was awarded the Combat Medic Badge, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, among other awards.
After leaving the Army, James earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!). James earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law in 2020. While in law school, James was a member of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity and the Federalist Society.
James was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in the fall of 2020. Prior to coming to Johnson, Murrell and Associates, James was a criminal defense attorney in Union County.