James Hampton

James Hampton joined the Mauer law Firm in August 2019 after graduating from the University of Kansas – School of Law. During law school, James was a legal intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Kansas, a McCleary Law Fellow at the Human Rights Campaign in Washington D.C., and a legal intern at the KU Law Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies. James also received the Robert F. Bennet Award for demonstrated leadership through public service. James will focus on products liability, commercial litigation and municipal law.


  • University of Kansas, B.S.B. Business Administration, 2016
    • Prentice Gautt Big 12 Postgraduate Scholarship Award – Recipient
    • Student Athlete Advisory Committee Executive Board – Board Member
  • University of Kansas – School of Law, J.D., 2019
    • Men’s Cross Country and Track – Team Captain
    • Dean’s Diversity Leadership Council – President
    • Academic Affairs Committee – Member
    • National LGBT Bar Association’s Law Student Congress – Midwest Regional Chair
    • Shook, Hardy, & Bacon Center for Excellence in Advocacy – Certificate Holder


  • Missouri, 2019