James Slater

James Slater

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  • Trademarks, Intellectual Property
  • Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Washington
Claimed Lawyer Profile

James Slater is a Florida-based copyright, trademark, data privacy, and corporate lawyer. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, Colorado, Washington, the District of Columbia, and several federal district and appellate courts. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

James is a dual U.S. and U.K. national with strong Florida roots. He and his wife, children, and dogs split their time between Miami, Tallahassee, and hiking trails across North America.

Before law practice, James spent several years working in Russia in the administration of a U.S. State Department program and as a Russian interpreter and translator. He also completed the selective National Security Education Program’s Russian Overseas Flagship program in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Prior to opening his own firm, James practiced at several boutique firms specializing in intellectual property and media law. He also co-directed a homeless legal advocacy project at Legal Services of Greater Miami and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Chris M. McAliley of the Southern District of Florida.

James currently serves on the board of directors of Yiddish Farm, a nonprofit educational farm in upstate New York, and previously served on the board of directors of the Dade County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section. James is a Florida Chapter Chair of the Copyright Society of the USA and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Florida Bar Media and Communications Law Committee.

James is fluent in Russian, proficient in Spanish and Polish, and is slowly working his way through Yiddish and Turkish lessons in Duolingo.

Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0111779
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado Supreme Court
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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The Florida Bar
ID Number: 1117799
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Washington State Bar Association
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Practice Areas
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Intellectual Property
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
Slater Legal PLLC
P.O. Box 522
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Telephone: (305) 523-9023