JAMES HARRISON BANKS, ESQ.








(201) 254-9919

22-01 Broadway

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410


James Banks is a Managing Member of Banks Law Offices, LLC.  He engages in Criminal Defense, DWI/DUI Defense, Bankruptcy Law, Immigration Law, Employment Law (including Workers Compensation) Business and Estate Planning, Municipal Court, Personal Injury, Intellectual Property and Family Law matters.  He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.  In addition, he a licensed Patent Attorney with the US Patent & Trademark Office.


Mr. Banks graduated from Cooper Union in 1994 with a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering.  After graduating from Cooper Union, Mr. Banks worked for Pfizer, where he worked in manufacturing for 12 years.  While working at Pfizer, Mr. Banks obtained and MBA in Finance from Rutgers University and received he Juris Doctorate while attending Seton Hall Law School in the evenings.


Mr. Banks is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Assocation.  He regularly performs pro-bono work for Parters for Women & Justice in Montclair, New Jersey.




  • Law School:  Seton Hall School of Law, J.D. 2005
  • Graduate School:  Rutgers University, MBA in Finance. 1998
  • College:  Cooper Union, Bachelors in Chemical Engineering. 1994




  • New Jersey and U.S. District Court, Dist. of NJ
  • New York State  
  • US Patent & Trademark Office, Registration No: 60,955



  • United States Patent and Trademark:  Registered Attorney
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member American Bar Association
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association






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