Jim Janci, Esq. - Prior to attending Law School, Jim was employed as a Litigation Paralegal for two prominent Law Firms in Washington DC. Upon graduation from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1984, Jim clerked for Judges in both the Michigan Circuit Court and New Jersey Superior Court.
Jim was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1987 and began working as an Assistant Prosecutor in Warren County in 1987. During his tenure with Warren County, Jim was selected as a Delegate for People to People Ambassadors as part of a comparative Criminal Justice cultural exchange to China. Jim later moved onto Hunterdon County and assumed the role of First Assistant from 2010 until 2015. During his nearly 30 years of public sector employment, Jim has spoken on a variety of topics such as Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice, Child & Elder Abuse, Trial Preparation and Evidence Based Prosecution.
Jim has taught at various Police Academies and with the Division of Criminal Justice. Jim has been a certified police academy instructor and has been a recognized as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court in Jersey. He was recently re-certified until 2020.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.